WOODBURY 44 precincts
Woodbury County County Seat: Sioux City
More Cities and Towns: Anthon, Bronson, Correctionville, Cushing, Danbury, Hornick, Lawton, Moville, Oto, Pierson, Salix, Sergeant Bluff, Sloan, Smithland.
Population, July 2002 est.: 103,331.    - 3.52% of total IA population of 2,936,760.
Registered Democrats (Active Aug. 1, 2003): 16,362.    - 3.11% of Democratic statewide total of 526,207.

Woodbury County Reg. (Active Aug. 1, 2003): Rep. 18,150 (32.75%)  Dem.  16,362 (29.53%)   NP 20,867 (37.65%)  Grn. 38  Total: 55,417.
Total IA Reg. (Active. Aug. 1, 2003): Rep. 580,252 (32.45%)   Dem. 526,207 (29.43%)  Grn. 135   NP 681,394 (38.11%)  Total: 1,787,988.

Woodbury County Democratic Elected Officials
State Senators 
(Woodbury County encompasses Senate District 1 and parts of Districts 27 and 28)
1 - Steve Warnstadt of Sioux City
State Representatives
(Woodbury County encompasses House Districts 1, 2 and 54 and parts of 53 and 55)
1 - Wesley Whitead of Sioux City
2 - Roger Wendt of Sioux City
Four of the five county supervisors are Democrats:
Supervisor George Boykin
Supervisor Larry Clausen
Supervisor Doug Walish
Supervisor Maurice Welty
Auditor Pat Gill
Woodbury County Democratic Party
Woodbury County Democratic Party
County Chair: Al Sturgeon, Sioux City
Sturgeon served in the state legislature from 1981-94.
Vice Chair: David Somsky, Sioux City
Treasurer: Kim Walish, Sioux City
Secretary: Kevin Beauvais, Sioux City
. Useful Links
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
Sioux City Convention Center/Auditorium/Tourism Bureau

Sioux City Journal
KMEG-14 (CBS-Sioux City)
KTIV-4 (NBC-Sioux City)
KCAU-9 (ABC-Sioux City)
KMNS AM 620 (Sioux City)

The Campaigns In Woodbury County
Dean for America -- 705 Douglas Street, Suite 440, Sioux City   ...Nikki Enfield, Jeff Horwitz
Edwards for President, Inc.  -- 514 Nebraska Street, Sioux City  ...Western Regional Field Director Kara Cody; Joey Wender, Jonathan Paul
Gephardt for President, Inc. -- 1711 Pierce Street, Sioux City   ...Dan Wright
John Kerry for President, Inc.  -- 720 Jackson St., Sioux City    ...Mike Moffo (Woodbury, Ida, Monona), Teddy Johnston (Lyon, Cherokee, O'Brien, Plymouth, Sioux, Osceola, Buena Vista)
Kucinich for President -- : 520 Pierce St. Suite 256, Sioux City   ...Northwest Field Organizer Stephanie Weisenbach
Bob Graham for President, Inc. -- 505 Fifth Street, Suite 605, Sioux City (open July 11, 2003)   ...Nicole Peterson, Lisa Bianco, Jason Miller

Key Supporters
Howard Dean
Ann James - president, Sioux City School Board. ...statewide leadership team (Sept. 2003)

County Supervisor Doug Walish

Rural Support (Aug. 22, 2003 release)
Robert & Hazel Mohr, Cushing   farmers
Bernice Gutheridge, Moville   retired farmer

Labor Support (Aug. 28, 2003)
Bill Sylvester - retired IUPAT Local #214, Sioux City  ...initially announced Aug. 5, 2003
Ralph Arndt - UFCW Local #1142, Sioux City    ...initially announced Aug. 5, 2003
Anne James, ISEA former, Sioux City
Carl James, ISEA former, Sioux City
Phil Hey, American Federation of Musicians Local #525 former, Sioux City
Theresa Hey, Office and Professional Employees Local #39 former, Sioux City
Amy Lengeling, ISEA, Sioux City
Wendy Lego, ISEA, Sioux City
Brad Lego, ISEA, Sioux City
Marcedes Spain, CWA Local #7103, former president, Sioux City
Doc Hansen, UFCW Local #222, Sioux City
Laurie Arvin, ISEA, Sioux City
Rod Bucholz, UFCW Local #1142, Sioux City   ...on list twice

John Edwards
Joe Bell - activist, Sioux City    ...Aug. 22, 2003
James Godfrey - activist, Sioux City    ...May 29, 2003
Kay Godfrey - activist, Sioux City     ...May 29, 2003
Connie Richardson Smith - activist, Sioux City    ...Aug. 22, 2003
Jay Smith - activist, Sioux City    ...Aug. 22, 2003

Dick Gephardt
State Rep. Wesley Whitead

John Kerry
State Sen. Steve Warnstadt  >    ...Aug. 25, 2003 chair of Iowa Veterans for Kerry
State Rep. Roger Wendt  retired member of Iowa State Education Association   ...Labor Support (Aug. 18, 2003 release)
More State Leadership (Oct. 9, 2003)
Virginia Hood - former Vice President of the Iowa Democratic Party, Woodbury County activist, delegate to 1972 Democratic National Convention    (State Co-Chair)
Tim Bottaro - former Iowa Deputy Attorney General

Dennis Kucinich
Siouxland for Kucinich website
Rev. Ralph E. Leach, retired
Jim Bravo, school teacher
Renee Weinberg, interior designer
Allan McGaffin, school teacher
November 19, 2003 photos.

Sioux City is located in what is referred to as the tri-state area -- Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.  One of the major employers is the IBP beef plant--part of Tyson Fresh  Meats, Inc--in Dakota City, NE (across the river from Sioux City).  Workers there are represented by UFCW Local 222.

Copyright © 2003 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.