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The Campaigns in Lee County
Lee County
County Seats: Fort Madison and Keokuk
More Cities and Towns: Argyle, Augusta, Bluff Park, Charleston, Denmark, Donnellson, Franklin, Galland, Houghton, Montrose, Mooar, Mount Hamill, New Boston, Pilot Grove, Primrose, Saint Paul, Sand Prairie, Sandusky, Sawyer, Summitville, West Point, Wever.

Media
Fort Madison Daily Democrat
Daily Gate City (Keokuk)

Useful Links
Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce
Fort Madison Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Keokuk Area Convention and Tourism Bureau

 
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Van Buren
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Missouri
POPULATION ESTIMATES (Census Bureau)
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
36,338
36,519
36,697
36,701
36,982
37,497
37,941
Auditor: Elections

VOTER REGISTRATION (Nov. 1, 2007 Active)
Total (Active) Republican Democratic Non-Partisan
21,743 3,869 (17.79%) 9,768 (44.92%) 8,106 (37.28%)
1.14% of 1,912,197 active registered voters statewide.

22 precincts of 1,784 precincts statewide

Representation
Lee County Elected Officials
County Officials
Democrats
Auditor Anne Pedersen 
County Attorney Michael Short  Obama
Recorder Larry Holtkamp 
Sheriff HD Buck Jones 
Treasurer Janet Strunk 
Supervisor Ernie Schiller  Edwards
Supervisor Rick Larkin 
Supervisor George Morgan 
Supervisor Bob Woodruff 
State Senators 
46-Gene Fraise of Fort Madison.  Clinton
State Representatives
92-Philip L. Wise of Keokuk. 
Republicans
Supervisor Larry Kruse 
State Senators
State Representatives
91-Dave Heaton of Mt. Pleasant (Henry County). 

Local Party Leadership
Democrats
Lee County Democrats
Chairman - Rick Larkin of Fort Madison.
 319-372-8764   r_larkin@hotmail.com 
1st District Vice Chair - William Young
2nd District Vice Chair - Sandra Chapman
3rd District Vice Chair - Rocky Menke
4th District Vice Chair - Roger Bryant
Secretary - Diane Kearns
Treasurer - George Shields
Republicans
Lee County Republicans
Chairman - Patrick Breen of Denmark.
319-528-4430   wrldclassproduct@hotmail.com
Co-Chair - David Vandenberg of Farmington.
Secretary - Barbara Loges of Famington.
Treasurer - Alex Kloster of Keokuk.
Finance -Robert Abel of Fort Madison.  McCain

The Campaigns in Lee County    PHOTOS
DELEGATES TO THE STATE CONVENTION
34 of 2,500 (1.36%)
% of REGISTERED REPUBLICANS STATEWIDE
0.64% (3,869 of 600,572)
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BIDEN
Endorsements
Susan Dunek, Keokuk City Councilwoman  (12/05/07)
Keokuk Mayor David Gudgel - first elected in 2001; currently serving his fourth consecutive term.  Prior to his public service, Gudgel was senior account manager for W.R. Grace, an industrial chemical company, for 20 years.  (12/16/07)
 

CLINTON
Field Office: 820 Avenue G, Fort Madison, IA 52627   319 372-7726
Iowa Co-Chair (one of 25): Donnellson labor activist John Kemper  (6/30/07)
Endorsement: State Sen. Gene Fraise (S-46) of Fort Madison (7/12/07)
 

DODD
County Chair: Bill Olmsted - Keokuk City Councilman  (9/18/07)
 

EDWARDS
Field Office: 1603 Main Street Keokuk, IA 52632   319-671-0690
announced Dec. 11, 2007
County Chairs/Co-Chairs (6/12/07)
Sandy Chapman, former Lee County Democratic Party Central Committee Chair, Fort Madison
Bob Jury, Farmington 
Ernie Schiller, Lee County Supervisor, Donnellson

Rural County Chair: Dolores Genck of Donnellson  (4/20/07)
 

OBAMA
Field Office: 2426 Avenue L, Fort Madison, IA 52627   319-372-2185
County Leadership Committee (9/27/07)
Mike Short County Attorney, Keokuk
Gordon Liles Assistant County Attorney,  Ft. Madison
Justin Tuck City Council member, Keokuk
Greg Smith City Council member, Ft. Madison
Frederick Seay Local 2983 AFSCME President, Keokuk
Shaun Fraise committed supporter, West Post
Bonnie Pflug Democratic activist, Keokuk
Ronald Dinwiddie Mayor, Montrose
Janet Fife-LaFrenz community activist, Keokuk
David Ireland former County Sheriff, Montrose
Matt Mohrfeld former County Supervisor, Ft. Madison
Mary Hoenig former County Treasurer, Donnellson 
Jane Babcock Superintendent of Keokuk Schools, Keokuk 
Michael Bennett - union member, Donnellson
Cheryl Liles community activist, Ft. Madison
Lois Eichacker community activist, Ft. Madison
Grace Harris - community activist, Ft. Madison
Marjorie Marsh Democratic activist, Ft. Madison
Joan Crowe - Democratic activist, Donnellson
Dennis McFerren committed supporter, Farmington
Robert Carr Principal of Richardson Elementary, Ft. Madison
Marjorie Mitchell committed supporter, Keokuk
Kevin Kull community activist, Keokuk
Susan Messer educator at SCC, Keokuk
Martha Neff educator, Keokuk
Jim Vandenberg, School Board Member, Keokuk
Teresa Price committed supporter, Keokuk
Deanne Enderle committed supporter, Keokuk
Virginia Riddle committed supporter, Keokuk
Arthur Roberts committed supporter, Donnellson
George Eichacker committed supporter, Ft. Madison
Jenny Devine committed supporter, Ft. Madison
Gerel Dawson Student for Obama, Ft. Madison
Deb Burghoffer community activist, Ft. Madison
Jesse Brooks Reverend, Ft. Madison
Teahnna Eicher AFSCME Member, Ft. Madison
Hazel Pope community activist, Ft. Madison
 

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McCAIN
County Chair: Robert Abel - Lee County GOP Central Committee Finance Director
(5/3/07)


Copyright © 2007  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action

 
 

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6,588
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