BLACK HAWK suggestions to action08 at gmail dot com   updated January 15, 2008
The Campaigns in Black Hawk County
Black Hawk County
County Seat: Waterloo
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Media
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
KWWL-7 (NBC-Waterloo)
KUNI-FM 94.5 (public radio, UNI-Cedar Falls)
Northern Iowan (UNI-Cedar Falls)

Useful Links
Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau
University of Northern Iowa

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POPULATION ESTIMATES (Census Bureau)
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
126,106
125,960
125,701
125,753
126,456
127,481
127,919
Auditor: Elections

VOTER REGISTRATION (Nov. 1, 2007 Active)
Total (Active) Republican Democratic Non-Partisan
75,208 19,344 (25.72%) 25,426 (33.81%) 30,438 (40.47%)
3.93% of 1,912,197 active registered voters statewide.

63 precincts of 1,784 precincts statewide

Representation
Black Hawk County Elected Officials
County Officials
Democrats
Auditor Grant Veeder  Biden
County Attorney Thomas Ferguson 
Recorder Judy McCarthy 
Sheriff Michael Kubik 
Treasurer Barbara Freet  Edwards
Supervisor Tom Little 
Supervisor John Miller 
Supervisor Frank Magsamen  Dodd
Supervisor Craig White  Biden
State Senators 
10-Jeff Danielson of Cedar Falls.  Dodd
11-William A. Dotzler, Jr. of Waterloo.  Clinton
9-Bill Heckroth of Waverly (Bremer County).  Obama
12-Brian H. Schoenjahn of Arlington (Fayette County).  Edwards
State Representatives
22-Deborah Berry of Waterloo.  Obama
20-Doris Kelley of Waterloo.  Biden
19-Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls.  Edwards
18-Andrew Wenthe of Hawkeye (Fayette County).  Edwards
and
1st CD Congressman Bruce Braley is from Waterloo.  Edwards
Republicans
Supervisor Scott Jordan 
State Senators
State Representatives
21-Tami Wieneck of Waterloo.  Romney

Local Party Leadership
Democrats
Black Hawk County Democrats
Chairman - Patricia (Pat) S. Sass of Waterloo.  Biden
(319) 233-9800   pssass@mchsi.com
Vice Chair - Michael D. Blackwell  Obama
Treasurer - Judith Shafer
Secretary - Dianna Darold
Republicans
Black Hawk County Republicans.  (319) 233-2183
Chairman - Steven Schmitt of Waterloo.
(319) 232-7956  sschmitt@schmitthouse.com
Co-Chairman - Don Wood of Cedar Falls.
Secretary - Shelly Atkins of Cedar Falls.
Treasurer - Charles Wheeland of Waterloo.
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The Campaigns in Black Hawk County    PHOTOS
DELEGATES TO THE STATE CONVENTION
117 of 2,500 (4.68%)
% of REGISTERED REPUBLICANS STATEWIDE
3.22% (19,344 of 600,572)
JAN. 3 RESULTS
420 County Convention Delegates:  Biden 6   Clinton 117   Edwards 114   Obama 179   Richardson 4.
117 SDEs:  Biden 1.67   Clinton 32.59   Edwards 31.76   Obama 49.86   Richardson 1.11.
JAN. 3 RESULTS
Huckabee 1,084 (34.83%)   Romney 846 (27.19%)   FThompson 453 (14.56%) McCain 321 (10.31%)   Paul 312 (10.03%)   Giuliani 79 (2.54%)   Hunter 11 (0.35%)  Others 10 (0.32%)  Total 3,116.  note
March 15, 2008 - Democratic County Convention at Central Middle School in Waterloo.  Elected 63 Obama, 33 Clinton and 21 Edwards delegates to attend the District Convention on April 26 and the State Convention on June 14. PHOTOS
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BIDEN
Field Office: 500 Jefferson Street, Ste. B, Waterloo, IA  50701   319-433-6285
Staff: Josh Alcorn
Members of Steering Committee  (3/29/07)
Waterloo party activist Gary Kroeger 
Waterloo party activist Steve Schmidt 
More Endorsements
State Rep. Doris Kelley (Waterloo)  (8/24/07)
(12/5/07 local endorsements)
Grant Veeder, Black Hawk County Auditor 
Craig White, Black Hawk County Supervisor 
Don Schoultz, former State Representative 
Matt Porter, President of CWA Local 7108
Nick Powers, UAW Local 838 member
Steven Schmit, Ed.D.
and
Black Hawk County Democratic Party Chair Pat Sass  (at 12/28/07 event)
 

CLINTON
Field Office: 10 West Fourth Street, Suite 162, Waterloo, IA 50701   319-232-1380 Grand opening May 6, 2007
Staff: Ben Hodapp
Iowa Co-Chair (one of 25)   (6/30/07)
State Sen. Bill Dotzler (Waterloo) 
 

DODD
Field Office: 3641 Kimball Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50702   (319) 234-1326
Staff: Samuel Gilchrist
County Co-Chairs:
Frank Magsamen - Black Hawk County Supervisor  (11/28/07)
Tom Powers of Waterloo - President, IAFF Local 66  (9/18/07)
Dr. A. Frank Thompson of Cedar Falls. (9/18/07)
State Co-Chair: Senate President Pro Tem Jeff Danielson (Cedar Falls) (9/13/07)
 

EDWARDS
Field Office: 425 Franklin, Suite B, Waterloo, IA  50703   319-287-5767 
Elizabeth Edwards officially opened June 12, 2007
Staff: Everett Crosland 
County Chairs: Joy Lowe, former Black Hawk County Democratic Party Central Committee Vice Chair, and Russ Lowe of Waterloo. (6/12/07)
Rural County Chair: Judith Brandenburg of Evansdale >
More Endorsements
State Rep. Bob Kressig (Cedar Falls)  (11/15/07) >
County Treasurer Barbara Freet
Congressman Bruce Braley(12/03/07) >
 

OBAMA
Field Office: 4807 University Avenue, Ste. 101, Cedar Falls, IA 50613   319.268.7302 
Staff: Tavis Hall
Members of State Leadership Committee: Michael Blackwell of Cedar Falls, Belinda Creighton-Smith of Waterloo, Abraham Funchess of Waterloo and Louise E. Porter of Waterloo. (9/19/07)
County Leadership: Kamyar Enshayan, Frank Darrah and John Kincaid.  [Enshayan and Darrah are members of Cedar Falls City Council and Kincaid is a member of the Waterloo City Council].
Other prominent Black Hawk County Democrats on the Obama team include Jimmie and Lou Porter, Elaine Pfalzgraf, Bennie Spain, Carolyn Haurum, David Goodson, Tom Frerichs, Betty Jean Furgeson, Bill Stigliani, Petronella Crews, Dr. Michael Blackwell, Joseph Baring, Belinda Creighton-Smith, Willie Campbell, Helen Seenster, Liane Nichols, Tim Ensworth, James Altenbaumer, Chassidi Ferguson, Chris Anderson, Andrea Hawes, Amy Mohr, Andrew Dunbar, Paul Sapp, Drake Martin, Jerry Sires, Lou Porter, Jimmie Porter, Shandra Mitchell, Tom Pounds, Rhonda Mcrina, Angela Weekly, Elaine Pfalzgraf, Carolyn Haurum, Betty Jean Furgeson, Jane Close, Rosemary Skaine, Petronella Crews, Rachel Braunigan, Ann Close, Anita Altenbaumer, Trinetta Talbert, Byron Washington, Betty Moore, Frank Darrah, Ruth Anderson, James Anderson, Michael Blackwell, Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure, Abraham Funchess, David Goodson, Sharon Goodson, Latanya Graves, Elwood Thompson, Dale Jones, Miriam Antunez, Edward Valentin, Dillon Schoo, Andi Harp, Tom Frerichs, Gunda Brost, Carol Dunbar, Michael Dunbar, Bennie Spain, Chris Gorgei, Donald Shepardson, Wally Hettel, Tim Kidd, Chris Larimer, Betsy Zan, Sharon Anway, Rob Stanley, Victoria Newell, Bryan Randolph, Grocee Hart, Sandra Mitchell, Kenny Richbow, Mary Thomas, Lena Thomas, Francis Degnin, Bill Stigliani, Kamyar Enshayan, Jon Mataya, Brandon Neil, Shereena Honary, Cyrus Garrett, Lucy Fitzgerald, Renaldo Hayes, Alyssa Blair-Casey, Carole Fischback, Scott Hudson.  (9/28/07)
Endorsement: State Rep. Deborah Berry  (11/27/07)
 

RICHARDSON
Field Office: 919 W. 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50702   (319) 234-9966 
Staff: Justin Uebelhor 
Member of Statewide Leadership Committee: Former Gov. Robert Fulton of Waterloo Attorney at Fulton, Martin & Andres, P.C.  Served as Lt. Gov. of Iowa, 1964-69 and briefly as Gov. in Jan. 1969.  Unsuccessful candidate for Gov. in 1970.  Iowa State Senate, 1962-64 and Iowa State House of Representatives,1958-60.  (11/20/07)
Regional Leader: Kathy Mahoney - lawyer (12/10/07)
 

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VILSACK
Field Office: 10 W. 4th Street, Ste. 30, Waterloo 
Staff: Ben Hodapp 

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GIULIANI
County Chair  (6/11/07)
Jim Lind: Jim Lind BP Service on Ridgeway Avenue.  Former State Senator.
 

HUCKABEE
Matt Reisetter of Cedar Falls is the campaign's director of coalitions >(11/13/07)
endorsed by Bernie McKinley, former Mayor of Waterloo
 

ROMNEY
Member Romney for President Iowa Business Coalition  (6/20/07)
Jim Buschkamp, Owner, Creative Services 

Campus Chair >
Melissa Mozingo (University of Northern Iowa): Mozingo is a junior at UNI majoring in International Marketing, and is a member of the American Marketing Association (AMA). Mozingo has been active in politics since high school. 

Member of Iowa Legislative Leadership Team: State Rep. Tami Wiencek (Waterloo) 
 

FTHOMPSON
County Chair: Marv Dillavou - Retired; runs his own business.  (11/5/07)
 
 
 
 

former
BROWNBACK
Members of Iowa Faith and Family Leadership Committee (7/9/07)
Pat Anderson, Cedar Falls 
Gladys Heasley, Waterloo 
Angela Wruche, Waterloo 

T.THOMPSON
Campus Chair
Matt Horhan, University of Northern Iowa (4/24/07)



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