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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: Website: 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: 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: Website: 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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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Ras Smith HD 62

September 19, 2016

Ras Smith Iowa House District 62 Contact Ras: 324 Madison St Waterloo, IA 50703   Ras Smith is running for Iowa House District 62, which includes Waterloo. Smith, a Waterloo native, is the son of L.C. and the Rev. Belinda Creighton-Smith. Smith is currently the site coordinator for the nonprofit organization Communities in School. In…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Mason McCoy HD 3

September 17, 2016

Mason McCoy Iowa House District 3 Email: Mason McCoy was born and raised in Cherokee County, and graduated from MMC High School in 2007, receiving the Silver Cord Community Service Award. From an early age, Mason has shown an interest in politics and activism. He has written letters to elected officials expressing concern regarding reckless…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Timi Brown-Powers HD 61

September 16, 2016

Timi Brown-Powers Iowa House District 61 Contact Timi: 1920 W 7th St Waterloo, IA 50702 Email: Website: Timi Brown-Powers is currently serving her 1st term in the Iowa House. Brown-Powers serves on the Education, Human Resources, Public Safety, and Ways and Means Committees. Brown-Powers also serves on the Administration and Regulation Appropriations Subcommittee and…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Gary Kroeger HD 60

September 15, 2016

Gary Kroeger Iowa House District 60 Contact Gary: 232 Sheridan Rd Waterloo, IA 50701 Website: Gary Kroeger is running for the Iowa State House in District 60, which includes Cedar Falls, Hudson, and Waterloo. Kroeger was born and raised in Waterloo and Cedar Falls, where his father worked as an engineer for John Deere and…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Bob Kressig HD 59

September 14, 2016

Bob Kressig Iowa House District 59 Contact Bob: 3523 Veralta Dr Cedar Falls, IA 50613 Website: State Representative Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls is currently serving his sixth term in the Iowa House. He serves as a ranking member of the Public Safety Committee as well as on the Commerce and Local Government Committees and…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Jessica Kean HD 58

September 13, 2016

Jessica Kean Iowa House District 58 Contact Jessica: 507 N 5th St Maquoketa, IA 52060 Email: Website: Jessica Kean, a mother of two and child advocate, is running for House District 58, which includes Jackson, Jones and Dubuque Counties. A Quad Cities native, Jessica and her husband, Mike, moved to Jackson County to settle…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Tom Stecher HD 57

September 12, 2016

Tom Stecher Iowa House District 57 Contact Tom: 16815 Thunder Ridge Dr Peosta, IA 52068   Stecher grew up on a dairy farm in Centralia and attended St. John the Baptist Elementary School in Peosta before graduating from Western Dubuque High School in Epworth. Tom completed his undergraduate studies at Loras College and went on…

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