MARION suggestions to action08 at gmail dot com   updated December 3, 2007
The Campaigns in Marion County
Marion County
County Seat: Knoxville
More Cities and Towns: Bussey, Columbia, Dallas, Hamilton, Harvey, 
Melcher-Dallas, Otley, Pella, Pershing, Pleasantville, Swan, Tracy.

Media >
The Pella Chronicle
Knoxville Journal-Express

Useful Links
Knoxville Chamber and Economic Growth Alliance
Pella Convention & Visitors Bureau
Central College

 
Polk
Jasper
Warren
Marion
Mahaska
Lucas  |  Monroe
POPULATION ESTIMATES (Census Bureau)
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
32,987
32,738
32,610
32,522
32,561
32,581
32,121

VOTER REGISTRATION (Nov. 1, 2007 Active)
Total (Active) Republican Democratic Non-Partisan
22,427 7,801 (34.78%) 6,182 (27.56%) 8,444 (37.65%)
1.17% of 1,912,197 active registered voters statewide.

17 precincts of 1,784 precincts statewide

Representation
Marion County Elected Officials
County Officials
Democrats
County Attorney Terry Rachels 
Sheriff Gary Verwers 
Treasurer Denise Emal  Edwards
State Senators 
State Representatives
Republicans
Auditor Jake Grandia 
Recorder Karen Schwanebeck
Supervisor Dwight Mater, Jr 
Supervisor Sam Nichols 
Supervisor Howard Pothoven 
State Senators
36-Paul McKinley of Chariton (Lucas County).
State Representatives
71-Jim Van Engelenhoven of Pella. 
72-Richard Arnold of Russell (Lucas County).

Local Party Leadership
Democrats
Chairman - Phyllis Weeks of Knoxville.  Clinton
641-828-7135  pandle@iowatelecom.net 
Republicans
Chairman - Irene Blom of Pella. 
641-628-3823

Campaigns in Marion County
DELEGATES TO THE STATE CONVENTION
23 of 2,500 (0.92%)
% of REGISTERED REPUBLICANS STATEWIDE
1.30% (7,801 of 600,572)
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CLINTON
Endorsement: Phyllis Weeks, Marion County Democrats chair (see12/0607 +)
 

DODD 
County Chair: David Isgrig of Pleasantville Superintendent, Pleasantville Schools (9/18/07)
 

EDWARDS
County Chair: Maureen Nichols of Knoxville  (6/12/07) 
Rural County Chair: Tammy Marsh of Pleasantville  (4/20/07)
also endorsed by Denise Emal, Marion County Treasurer  (11/29/07 county officials)
 

OBAMA
County Leadership Committee: (9/27/07) 
Carole Chambers, Democratic Central Committee member, Knoxville
Terri Snyders-Crumley, Pella
Lindsay Schumacher, President of Students for Barack Obama at Central College, Pella

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McCAIN
Marion County Leadership Team  (6/21/07)
Mayor Darrell Dobernecker - Honorary County Chair
Paul Emerick - Pella City Chair
Doug Laughlin - Pella City Co -Chair
Jack Spaur - Knoxville City Chair


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