Special Election - HD 33 on November 24

Nov. 24 - Special Election for Iowa State House District 33 (Cedar Rapids)

Iowa is holding a special election to fill the seat of retiring Representative Dick Taylor, a Democrat, who represents a portion of Cedar Rapids. 

Click here to see if you live in the district and Click here to request an absentee ballot.

Send your absentee application to the Linn County Auditor at Linn County Elections, PO Box 1328, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1328

Party leaders from the Democratic and Republican Parties picked their nominees for this special election. Democrats chose Kirsten Running-Marquardt. A former aide to Congressman David Loebsack, more can be found out about Running-Marquardt here.

Republicans nominated Josh Thurston, an Iraq War veteran and Cargill employee.

To read more about this race, here are three linked articles.

Cedar Rapids Register Story

Cedar Rapids Gazette Story

The Iowa Independent Story

 Cross posted at a new blog on special elections and voting info - www.electioninfo.wordpress.com

  • Nov. 13th Fundraiser for Kirsten in Johnson County

    This is from an email sent by the Johnson County Democrats:

    ******** Campaign Kickoff Event at the Dvorsky's  *************

    Kirsten Running-Marquardt

    Democratic Candidate in Iowa House 33

    Friday, November 13, 2009

    5:00 - 7:00pm

    At Her Campaign Kickoff Event for the November 24th

    Special Election taking place in Cedar Rapids for the Iowa House of Representatives.

    at the Home of Sue and Bob Dvorsky

    412 6th St.

    Coralville, IA 52241

    Host: $250

    Sponsor: $100

    Friend: $50

    Supporter:  $25

    All Contributions are Welcome

    Please make checks payable to:

    Iowans for Kirsten Running-Marquardt

    (Committee ID #1847)

    RSVP to Adam at 319-350-9201 or aphillips@iowademocrats.org

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