Polk County Central Committee members chose Wednesday night as the GOP nominee for this November's Iowa House District 37 race.
Landon was selected with 12 of 21 votes cast at a special nominating convention to determine the Republican winner of the District 37 race. Four nominees were chosen and two ballots were cast before Landon was declared the winner.
"I am humbled by the support and faith you've shown in me tonight," Landon told delegates following the second vote. "And I want the people to know they have a rock-solid, conservative representative who is ready to fight for their best interests in the Legislature."
Two weeks ago, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman A.J. Spiker after Jim Robidoux, in the June 5 primary election, failed to secure the required 35 percent of votes needed to officially be called the winner.
Robidoux received Robidoux received 714 votes followed by Matt DeVries with 617 votes. Landon came in third with 360 votes.
At the beginning of the convention, delegates nominated four of the six candidates. Chosen were Landon, Robidoux, DeVries and Jeff Wright. Each candidate had four minutes to speak to delegates.
Following the first vote, Landon and DeVries each received 10 votes, Robidoux received one and Wright received none.
Delegates cast a second ballot to break the tie.
If elected, Landon said he hopes to create an environment in which all Iowans can flourish.
"I thank you for sacred trust," he said.