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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Nathan Wrage HD 72

October 3, 2016

Nathan Wrage Iowa House District 72 Contact Nathan: 1541 Hwy T55 Gladbrook, IA 50635 Email: wrageforstaterep@gmail.com Nathan Wrage was born in 1963 and grew up on a family farm north of Gladbrook, Iowa. He attended Gladbrook Community School, graduating in 1982, and attended Iowa State University. Nathan worked for 23 years at Lennox Industries. During that…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Mark Smith HD 71

September 30, 2016

Mark Smith Iowa House District 71 Contact Mark: 816 Roberts Terrace Marshalltown, IA 50158 Email: representativemarksmith@gmail.com Website: http://marksmithiowa.com/ Mark Smith is serving his 8th term in the Iowa House and is the Democratic Leader of the Iowa House. Mark Smith was born in Osceola, Iowa on January 5, 1952, the son of R. Eugene and Betty Danner Smith.…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Todd Taylor HD 70

September 29, 2016

Todd Taylor Iowa House District 70 Contact Todd: 1416 A Ave NW Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 Email: reptoddtaylor@aol.com Website: http://toddtaylor.politicalconnect.net/ Todd Taylor is currently serving his 11th term in the Iowa House. He is a Ranking Member on the Justice Systems Appropriations Subcommittee. He also serves on the Appropriations, Labor and State Government committees. Todd was born…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Kirsten Running-Marquardt HD 69

September 28, 2016

Kirsten Running-Marquardt Iowa House District 69 Contact Kirsten: 3515 Field Stone Pl SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404   Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt is serving her 4th term in the Iowa House of Representatives. Kirsten was elected in a special election in Nov. 2009 and currently serves as a Ranking Member on the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Molly Donahue HD 68

September 27, 2016

Molly Donahue Iowa House District 68 Contact Molly: 4408 Pepperwood Hill SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Email: donahueforrep@gmail.com Website: http://www.donahueforiowa.com/ Molly Donahue is running for Iowa State House in District 68, which includes Marion, Bertram, and Ely. Molly Donahue was born and raised in Cedar Rapids and is a graduate of Washington High School. She began teaching…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Mark Seidl HD 67

September 26, 2016

Mark Seidl Iowa House District 67 Contact Mark: 7725 Marquette Dr NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Website: http://www.markseidl.com/ Mark Seidl is running for Iowa State House in District 67, which includes Marion, Robins, and Hiawatha. Seidl grew up in Cedar Rapids from grade school through high school, graduating from Regis in 1977. He went away for college…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Art Staed HD 66

September 23, 2016

Art Staed Iowa House District 66 Contact Art: 2905 Alleghany Dr NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Website: http://www.artstaed.com/ State Representative Art Staed, D-Cedar Rapids, is running for re-election to House District 66, which encompasses northeast Cedar Rapids.Rep. Staed is an educator in the Cedar Rapids School District and former small business owner. Rep. Staed is currently the…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Liz Bennett HD 65

September 22, 2016

Liz Bennett Iowa House District 65 Contact Liz: 1834 1st Ave NE Apt. 206 Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 Email: liz@lizforiowa.com Website: http://www.lizforiowa.org/ Liz Bennett is serving her 1st term in the Iowa House and serves on the Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, and NaturalResources Committees. Bennett also serves on the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and the Governor’s STEMAdvisory…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Bruce Bearinger HD 64

September 21, 2016

Bruce Bearinger Iowa House District 64 Contact Bruce: 500 7th Ave SE Oelwein, IA 50662 Website: http://brucebearinger.com/ Bruce Bearinger has been an Oelwein resident for over 20 years and a retired teacher. Bruce taught high school agriculture and served asFFA advisor at Preston, Oelwein, and Jesup high schools. During his 17-year tenure as teacher he helped with…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Teresa Meyer HD 63

September 20, 2016

Teresa Meyer Iowa House District 63 Contact Teresa: 2107 W Bremer Ave Waverly, IA 50677 Email: teresa.meyer.campaign@gmail.com Website: http://www.meyerforiowa.org/ Teresa Meyer, a cardiology nurse, is running for State Representative in House District 63, which includes Bremer County and part of BlackHawk County. Meyer is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College with a degree in Nursing. She is…

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