|Warren County||County Seat: Indianola|
July 2002 est.: 41,523.
- 1.41% of total IA population of 2,936,760.
Registered Democrats (Active Aug. 1, 2003): 8,643. - 1.64% of Democratic statewide total of 526,207.
Warren County Reg. (Active Aug. 1, 2003): Rep. 8,166 (31.25%) Dem. 8,643 (33.07%) NP 9,323 (35.68%) Total: 26,132.
Total IA Reg. (Active. Aug. 1, 2003): Rep. 580,252 (32.45%) Dem. 526,207 (29.43%) Grn. 135 NP 681,394 (38.11%) Total: 1,787,988.
Warren County Democratic Elected Officials
(Senate District 37 encompasses Warren County)
(Warren County encompasses House District 74 and part of District 73)
74 - Mark Davitt of Indianola
County Democratic Party
County Chair: Robert "Bob" Burns of Indianola
Vice Chair: Beverly Dickerson of Indianola
Secretary: Marilyn Kirkpatrick of New Virginia
Treasurer: Jim Van Arkel of Indianola
Indianola Community Network
Indianola Chamber of Commerce
The Record Herald and Indianola Tribune
The Campaigns In Warren County
Dean for America -- Field Staffer: Matt Unger.
Edwards for President, Inc. --
Gephardt for President, Inc. --
Bob Graham for President, Inc. --
John Kerry for President, Inc. --
Kucinich for President --
Robert Burns, Warren Democratic County Chair --heads Dean's Warren County Steering Committee.
Burns was born and raised a Republican but became a Democrat when he went to Simpson College. There, in 1976, he supported the campaigns of first Sen. Fred Harris and then Jimmy Carter. Also in 1976 he became a member of the Warren County Democrats' central committee; he has served on the committee nearly continuously since then. Burns was county chair for Gary Hart 's campaign in 1984 and 1988. He was less active in politics for a number of years to help raise his children, then became party chair in March 2002. Burns met Dean on Feb. 17, 2003 at the Warren County Off-Year Caucus at Indianola Masonic Temple and was impressed by his stance against war in Iraq. He announced his support for Dean to the central committee in August 2003.
Simpson College Democrats (April 4, 2003)
County Attorney Gary Kendell
Sen. Tom Harkin was born in Cumming.
Copyright © 2003 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.