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Cara Kennedy-Ode

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Cara Kennedy-Ode
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 36
High schoolNew Hampton High School
Bachelor'sLuther College
Date of birthOctober 14, 1971
Place of birthNew Hampton, Iowa
Cara Kennedy-Ode was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 36 of the Iowa House of Representatives.

Kennedy-Ode is a stay at home mom. She has previously worked part-time for the Iowa College Recruiting Network and Ode Marketing Group.

Kennedy-Ode earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Luther College in 1994.



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kennedy-Ode announced her decision to run in the 2012 election for Iowa House District 36 in September 2011. She lost to Marti Anderson in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 36 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMarti Anderson 50.4% 1,237
Cara Kennedy-Ode 46.2% 1,133
William Rock 3.4% 83
Total Votes 2,453


Cara and her husband, Jack, have three children.


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