WAPELLO suggestions to action08 at gmail dot com   updated December 5, 2007
The Campaigns in Wapello County
Wapello County
County Seat: Ottumwa
More Cities and Towns: Agency, Bladensburg, Blakesburg, Bridge Port, Chillicothe, Cliffland, Dahlonega, Dudley, Eddyville, Eldon, Kirkville, Munterville, Ottumwa Junction, Rutledge, South Ottumwa, Truax.

Media
Ottumwa Courier

Useful Links
Indian Hills Community College
Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation
 

 
Mahaska | Keokuk
Monroe
Wapello
Jefferson
Appanoose
Davis
Van Buren
POPULATION ESTIMATES (Census Bureau)
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
36,010
35,976
35,768
35,844
35,921
36,027
36,011

VOTER REGISTRATION (Nov. 1, 2007 Active)
Total (Active) Republican Democratic Non-Partisan
22,025 4,190 (19.02%) 10,661 (48.40%) 7,174 (32.57%)
1.15% of 1,912,197 active registered voters statewide.

21 precincts of 1,784 precincts statewide

Representation
Wapello County Elected Officials
County Officials
Democrats
Auditor Phyllis Dean 
County Attorney Mark Tremmel 
Recorder Joyce Hass 
Sheriff Donald Kirkendall 
Treasurer Dianne Kiefer 
Supervisor Jerry Parker 
Supervisor Mike Petersen
Supervisor Steven Siegel 
State Senators 
45-Becky Schmitz of Fairfield (Jefferson County).  Clinton
47-Keith A. Kreiman of Bloomfield (Davis County).  Edwards
State Representatives
93-Mary Gaskill of Ottumwa.  Biden
90-John Whitaker of Hillsboro.  Biden
Republicans
State Senators
State Representatives

Local Party Leadership
Democrats
Chair - Robert Beisch of Ottumwa.
641-682-9962   rlbeisch@mchsi.com 
Republicans
Chair - Trudy Caviness of Ottumwa.
641-684-7585   gertcav@pcsia.com 
Co-Chair - Phil Mathias of Ottumwa.
Secretary - Linda White of Ottuma.
Treasurer - Lynette Green of Ottumwa.

The Campaigns in Wapello County   PHOTOS
DELEGATES TO THE STATE CONVENTION
31 of 2,500 (1.24%)
% of REGISTERED REPUBLICANS STATEWIDE
0.70% (4,190 of 600,572)
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BIDEN
Field Office: 402 1/2 Church Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501
Endorsement: State Rep. Mary Gaskill of Ottumwa (11/14/07)  +
 

CLINTON
Field Office: 405 E 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501  641-684-2290 
Iowa Co-Chair (1 of 25): activist Bonnie Eggers of Agency  (6/30/07)
 

DODD
Field Office: 347 East 2nd Street, Ottumwa  ...announced Nov. 7, 2007
County Chair: Marlin Hesse of Ottumwa Democratic activist  (9/18/07)
 

EDWARDS
Field Office: 609 Church Street, Suite A & B, Ottumwa, IA 52501   641-684-4345 
County Chair/Co-Chair:
Dave McMillin of Ottumwa
Sally Steffen, former Wapello County Supervisor, Ottumwa
Rural County Chair: Joan Hunt of Blakesburg  (4/20/07)
Member Iowa Statewide Steering Committee: Mike Moreland, former State Representative, Ottumwa (8/15/07)
also endorsed by(11/29/07 county officials)
Joyce Hass, Wapello County Recorder
Greg Kenning, Wapello County Supervisor
Donald Kirkendall, Wapello County Sheriff
 

OBAMA
Field Office: 224 East 2nd Street, Suite 1, Ottumwa, IA 52501   641.684.4068 
County Leadership Committee: (9/28/07) 
Gordon Aistrope, Ottumwa City Council
Donna Crookham, Democratic Activist
Jane Garr, Democratic Central Committee 
Van Gates, former Mayor of Ottumwa
Josh Goudy, Democratic Central Committee
Kathy Higgins, former Democratic Central Committee
Mary Nies, Democratic Central Committee
Vicki Siegel, former Wapello County Attorney
 

RICHARDSON
Field Office: 224 East 2nd Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501  (641) 684-5524

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