WINNESHIEK suggestions to action08 at gmail dot com   updated December 11, 2007
The Campaigns in Winneshiek County
Winneshiek County
County Seat: Decorah
More Cities and Towns: Calmar, Castalia, Festina, Fort Atkinson, Highlandville, Ossian, Ridgeway, Spillville. 
 

Media
Decorah Public Opinion/Journal
 

Useful Links
Luther College
 
 

 

 
MINNESOTA
Howard
Chickasaw
Winneshiek
Allamakee
Fayette
Clayton
POPULATION ESTIMATES (Census Bureau)
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
21,263
21,224
21,187
21,159
21,306
21,345
21,307

VOTER REGISTRATION (Nov. 1, 2007 Active)
Total (Active) Republican Democratic Non-Partisan
13,180 4,592 (34.84%) 3,144 (23.85%) 5,444 (41.31%)
0.69% of 1,912,197 active registered voters statewide.

14 precincts of 1,784 precincts statewide

Representation
Winneshiek County Elected Officials
County Officials
Democrats
Supervisor Stephen Bouska 
State Senators 
State Representatives
15-Brian Quirk of New Hampton (Chickasaw County).
Republicans
Auditor Georgiann Schweinefus 
County Attorney Andrew Vandermaaten 
Recorder Lavonne Bjergum 
Sheriff Leon Bohr 
Treasurer Wayne Walter
Supervisor Les Askelson 
Supervisor Dean Darling 
Supervisor Gordon Hunter Jr 
Supervisor John Logsdon 
State Senators
8-Mark Zieman of Postville (Allamakee County).  Brownback
State Representatives
16-Chuck Gipp of Decorah.

Local Party Leadership
Democrats
John Beard of Decorah.
563-382-8305   rjbeard@oneota.net 
Republicans
Chair - Ben Steines of Decorah.
563-382-8743   ben.steph@oneota.net
Co-Chair - Mike Engelhardt of Decorah.
Secretary/Treasurer - Jennifer Brooks of Decorah.
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The Campaigns in Winneshiek County
DELEGATES TO THE STATE CONVENTION
17 of 2,500 (0.68%)
% of REGISTERED REPUBLICANS STATEWIDE
0.76% (4,592 of 600,572)
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BIDEN
Endorsements: Doug Burks, pharmacist and Sue Burks, pharmacist and small business owner (12/05/07)
 

CLINTON
Field Office: 213 West Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101   563-382-4617
 

EDWARDS
Field Office:  421 West Water Decorah, IA 52101   563-607-3441
Announced Dec. 11, 2007
County Chair/Co-Chair: (6/12/07)
Lyle Otte, former Winneshiek County Dem. Party Central Committee Secretary, Decorah
Georgie Klevar, Winneshiek County Dem. Party Central Committee Vice-Chair, Decorah
Rural County Chair: (4/20/07)
Doyle Gorden, Castalia
 

OBAMA
Field Office:  300 West Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101   563-382-2008 
County Leadership Committee: (9/27/07)
Rachel Vagts, Decorah, Chair 
Jim Dale, Decorah Decorah City Council Member
Joyce Becker, Ridgeway
Matt Perkins, Decorah 
Amy Perkins, Decorah

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ROMNEY
Campus Chair: Colton Long (Luther College): Long is a sophomore majoring in both Political Science and Communications at Luther College. Colton has been involved in Iowa politics since he was a young child, and is a strong supporter of personal responsibility, fiscal conservatism, and national security at home and abroad. >
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