|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
|Preceded by||Dick Taylor|
|Alma mater||University of Iowa|
Kirsten Running-Marquardt is a Democratic Iowa State Representative, elected to represent the 33rd District in the Iowa House of Representatives since a special election in November 2009. She replaced Dick Taylor, who resigned in October 2009 to focus on his family.
As of October 2011[update], Running-Marquardt serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Appropriations, Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa, Labor, and Local Government committees. She also serves as the ranking member of the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee.
Running-Marquardt was first elected on November 24, 2009 for the remainder of retiring Representative Dick Taylor's term. She won the election, defeating Republican opponent Joshua Thurston. She won re-election in a 2010 re-match with Thurston. *incumbent
|Iowa House of Representatives special elections, 2009 
|Democratic hold||Kirsten Running-Marquardt||Democratic||1,527||78.1|
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 
|Democratic hold||Kirsten Running-Marquardt*||Democratic||5,364||60.2|
- Candidate selected for special House election, Jason Clayworth, Des Moines Register, October 29, 2009
- Running-Marquardt wins special election by wide margin, Linda Waddington, The Iowa Independent, November 25, 2009
- "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 24, 2009 Special Election To Fill Vacancy Iowa House District 33". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-10-20.
- "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010". Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 74. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kirsten Running-Marquardt.|
- Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt official Iowa Legislature site
- Kirsten Running-Marquardt official constituency site
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Linn County Democrats
|Iowa House of Representatives|
2009 – present