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The Campaigns in Polk County
County Seat: Des Moines
More Cities and Towns: Alleman, Altoona, Ankeny, Berwick, Bondurant, Clive, Elkhart, Grimes, Johnston, Mitchellville, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Runnells, Sheldahl, Urbandale, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights.
VOTER REGISTRATION (Nov. 1, 2007 Active)
183 precincts of 1,784 precincts statewide
Polk County Elected Officials
Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald
County Attorney John Sarcone
Recorder Julie Haggerty Clinton
Sheriff Dennis Anderson Edwards
Treasurer Mary Maloney Biden
Supervisor Angela Connolly Obama
Supervisor Tom Hockensmith Obama
Supervisor John Mauro
34-Dick L. Dearden of Des Moines. Clinton
33-Jack Hatch of Des Moines. Clinton
31-Matt McCoy of Des Moines.
66-Ako Abdul-Samad of Des Moines. Obama
65-Wayne Ford of Des Moines. Obama
62-Bruce Hunter of Des Moines. Biden
42-Geri Huser of Altoona. Edwards
67-Kevin McCarthy of Des Moines. Biden
61-Jo Oldson of Des Moines.
68-Rick Olson of Des Moines.
64-Janet Petersen of Des Moines. Obama
Supervisor Robert Brownell
Supervisor E.J. Giovannetti
35-Larry Noble of Ankeny.
30-Pat Ward of West Des Moines. McCain
32-Brad Zaun of Urbandale. Romney
70-Carmine Boal of Ankeny. Huckabee
59-Dan Clute of Clive.
60-Libby Jacobs of West Des Moines.
63-Scott Raecker of Urbandale.
69-Walt Tomenga of Johnston. McCain
Local Party Leadership
Polk County Democrats. 515-285-1800
Chair - Tom Henderson. 515-246-5559 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-Chair - Betty Brim-Hunter.
Treasurer - Stephan Hampton.
Secretary - Nita Noble.
Polk County Republicans. 515-280-6438
Chair - Ted Sporer. 515-225-3580 email@example.com
Co-Chair - Sarah Bowman.
Secretary - Emma Rittgers.
Treasurer - Wes Enos. Huckabee
TO THE STATE CONVENTION
358 of 2,500 (14.32%)
of REGISTERED REPUBLICANS STATEWIDE
12.09% (72,600 of 600,572)
Members of Steering Committee:
Former State Senator Tony Bisignano of Des Moines
Former Iowa Democratic Party Ex. Dir. Judy McCoy Davis of Des Moines
Polk County Treasurer Mary Maloney
Emeritus Professor of Law, Drake University, Dan Power
House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (9/13/07)
State Rep. Bruce Hunter of Des Moines (11/21/07)
Paulee Lipsman - caucus veteran; director, Democratic Research Staff, Iowa House of Representatives. (11/18/07)
(12/05/07 local endorsements)
Les Aasheim, Mayor of Clive and Sharon Aasheim, activist
Jill Morrill, Johnston School Board member
Jim Carnahan, former Polk County Democratic chair
Laurie Soroka, Vice President of CWA Local 7102
Don Krause, Des Moines
Linda Krause, Des Moines
Steve Wandro, attorney
Nate Bouldon, labor lawyer
Marylyn Bruce, Democratic activist
Mary Kennedy, Democratic activist
Members of Iowa Statewide
Steering Committee (8/15/07)
Rural County Chair: Mary Clark of Carlisle. (4/20/07)
State Rep. Geri Huser of Altoona
Note: The Committee
includes these current officials: State Rep. Janet Petersen (9/14/07),
Pleasant Hill Mayor Phil Hildebrand, Altoona Mayor Tim Burget, County Supervisors
Tom Hockensmith and Angela Connolly, and County Assessor Jim Maloney.
Campus chair: Ashton Schmidt (Drake University): Schmidt is a sophomore at Drake University majoring in Marketing and minoring in Theatre. She is a graduate of Denison High School in Denison, Iowa. Schmidt is currently the publicity chair for the Drake Chapter of College Republicans. (5/1/07)
State co-chair: Marvin
Pomerantz-Des Moines businessman.
Kevin McLaughlin (Des Moines)
Kim Lehman (Johnston)
Members of Faith and Family
Leadership Committee: (7/9/07)
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