Kirsten Running-Marquardt

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Kirsten Running-Marquardt
Kirsten Running-Marquardt - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
Assumed office
Preceded by Dick Taylor
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Coy
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.[1][2]

As of October 2011, 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.

Electoral history[edit]

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

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives special elections, 2009 [3]
District 33
Turnout: 1,954
Democratic hold Kirsten Running-MarquardtDemocratic1,52778.1
Joshua Thurston Republican42021.5
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [4]
District 33
Turnout: 8,905
Democratic hold Kirsten Running-Marquardt*Democratic5,36460.2
Josh Thurston Republican3,06734.4


External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Dick Taylor
33rd District
2009 – present
Succeeded by