Dolores Mertz

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Dolores M. Mertz
Dolores M. Mertz - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 8th district
15th (1989–2003)[1]
In office
January 1989 – January 2011
Preceded by Marcella Frevert
Succeeded by Tom Shaw[2]
Personal details
Born (1928-05-30) May 30, 1928 (age 88)
Bancroft, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Residence Ottosen, Iowa
Website legis.iowa.gov/...

Dolores M. Mertz (born May 30, 1928) was the Iowa State Representative from the 8th District. She served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1989 through 2011.[3] She received her AA from Briar Cliff College.

Mertz served on several committees in the Iowa House – the Judiciary committee; the Natural Resources committee; the Transportation committee; and the Agriculture committee, where she is chair. She also serves on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. Her political experience includes twenty-five years as Democrat precinct leader and 13 years on the Kossuth County Central Committee.

Mertz was re-elected in 2006 with 8,142 votes, running unopposed.[4]

She is the former co-chairperson, currently "Chairman Emeritus" on the Board of Directors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a national association of legislators.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-02. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  2. ^ https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/historicalInformation?lastName=&firstName=&chamberID=H&leadershipPositionID=&partyID=&districtID=10&countyID=&gaYear=Any&historicalGA=Any&historicalLA=Any
  3. ^ http://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/legislator/legislatorAllYears?personID=16
  4. ^ Mertz, Dolores. Iowa Secretary of State. 2006. April 24, 2007 Archived July 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Board of Directors – ALEC |accessdate=April 17, 2012

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Sue Mullins
15th District
1989–2003
Succeeded by
Brian Quirk
Preceded by
Marcella Frevert
8th District
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Tom Shaw