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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Andrea Phillips HD 37

August 12, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Andrea Phillips HD 37

Andrea Phillips Iowa House District 37 Contact Andrea: 2510 NE 12th Ct. Ankeny, IA 50021 Website: http://www.andreaforiowa.com/ Andrea has spent her career working, negotiating and building bridges with people from different cultures and countries. At 27, she was elected to the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of commerce in Shanghai, China. During her three…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Marti Anderson HD 36

August 11, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Marti Anderson HD 36

Marti Anderson Iowa House District 36 Contact Marti: 1717 Marella Trl Des Moines, IA 50310 Email: marti.iowa@gmail.com Website: http://www.martianderson.com/ Rep. Marti Anderson is currently serving her 2nd term in the Iowa House and is Ranking Member of the Administration and Rules Committee. She also serves on the Environmental Protection, Human Resources, Judiciary, and Public Safety Committees and…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Ako Abdul-Samad HD 35

August 10, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Ako Abdul-Samad HD 35

Ako Abdul-Samad Iowa House District 35 Contact Ako: 1506 18th St Des Moines, IA 50314 Website: http://citizensforako.com/ Rep. Adul-Samad is serving his 5th term in the House of Representatives and is now an Assistant Minority Leader. Rep. Abdul-Samad serves on the Administration and Rules, Education, Human Resources, and Public Safety committees. As the CEO/Founder of Creative…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Bruce Hunter HD 34

August 9, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Bruce Hunter HD 34

Bruce Hunter Iowa House District 34 Contact Bruce: 452 Wilmers Ave Des Moines, IA 50315   Bruce Hunter is serving his 7th term in the Iowa House. He serves as Ranking Member of the Labor committee. He also serves on Local Government, State Government, and the Administration and Regulation Appropriation Subcommittee. Bruce Hunter was born…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Brian Meyer HD 33

August 8, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Brian Meyer HD 33

Brian Meyer Iowa House District 33 Contact Brian: 5417 SE 29th St Des Moines, IA 50320   Brian Meyer is currently serving his 2nd term in the State House of Representatives, representing District 33 which includes the southeast side of Des Moines. Meyer serves on the Commerce, Judiciary, and Transportation Committees. He also serves on…

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Dems: Inside the Iowa House: Time to Pull the Plug on Branstad’s Medicaid Mess

August 5, 2016
Dems: Inside the Iowa House: Time to Pull the Plug on Branstad’s Medicaid Mess

Dear %%First Name%%, A few months ago, Governor Terry Branstad and Republicans privatized health care for over 500,000 Iowans on Medicaid. After months of delays, confusion, and scandal, Branstad’s privatization scheme is now officially a disaster. All around the state, we’ve been hearing horror stories from Iowans and local providers dealing with the new private,…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Ruth Ann Gaines HD 32

August 5, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Ruth Ann Gaines HD 32

Ruth Ann Gaines Iowa House District 32 Contact Ruth Ann: 3501 Oxford St Des Moines, IA 50313   State Representative Ruth Ann Gaines of Des Moines is currently serving her third term in the Iowa House. She serves as a Ranking Member on the Government Oversight Committee. She also serves on the Education, Ethics, Public…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Rick L. Olson HD 31

August 4, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Rick L. Olson HD 31

Rick L. Olson Iowa House District 31 Contact Rick: 3012 E. 31st Ct. Des Moines, IA 50317   State Representative Rick Olson of Des Moines represents District 31, which includes eastern parts of Des Moines. Olson is currently serving his sixth term in the Iowa House. He serves on the Judiciary, Public Safety, and Transportation…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Joe Riding HD 30

August 3, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Joe Riding HD 30

Joe Riding Iowa House District 30 Contact Joe: 225 Cottonwood Dr. SW Altoona, IA 50009   Joe Riding is running for Iowa State House in District 30, which includes Altoona, Bondurant, Elkhart, and Mitchellville. Small business owner and three-term Altoona City Council member, Joe Riding is a 40- year resident of Eastern Polk County. Riding…

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Dems: Meet the Candidate: Wes Breckenridge HD 29

August 2, 2016
Dems: Meet the Candidate: Wes Breckenridge HD 29

Wes Breckenridge Iowa House District 29 Contact Wes: 1419 N. 23rd Ave. W Newton, IA 50208 Email: electbreckenridge@gmail.com Website: http://www.electbreckenridge.com/ Wes currently works for the Newton Police Department as a Lieutenant. He has previously served as a Prairie City Police Officer, Monroe Police Department Interim Chief and Jasper County Sheriff’s Reserves Deputy. During his time with the…

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