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Meet Sami Scheetz
State Representative Sami Scheetz is an Iowa native and Washington High School alum. The son of Hala and Raphael Scheetz, Sami is a union organizer and member of Teamsters Local 238. He has spent the last 10 years working to elect Democrats across the country. Sami’s mother immigrated to the United States from Damascus, Syria, and his father was raised in a hard working, blue-collar household. Their work-ethic and determination serves both as a blueprint for Sami’s success and the embodiment of the community he represents today.