Mary Jo Wilhelm

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Mary Jo Wilhelm
Mary Jo Wilhelm - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 26th district
In office
January 12, 2009 – January 8, 2017
Preceded byMark Zieman
Succeeded byWaylon Brown
Personal details
Born1955 (age 62–63)
Cresco, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Children2 children
ResidenceCresco, Iowa
WebsiteWilhelm's website

Mary Jo Wilhelm (born 1955) is the Iowa State Senator from the 8th District.[1] A Democrat, she has served in the Iowa Senate since 2009. She has been a Certified Residential Appraiser since 2000, and is the founder and owner of Wilhelm Appraisers.

Wilhelm currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Economic Growth committee; the Education committee; the Environment & Energy Independence committee; the Human Resources committee; and the Ways and Means committee. She also serves on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. Her prior political experience includes serving on the Howard County Board of Supervisors.

Wilhelm was elected in 2008 with 14,862 votes, defeating Republican incumbent Mark Zieman. [1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-09. Retrieved 2013-06-01.

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Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Mark Zieman
8th District
2009 – 2017
Succeeded by
Waylon Brown