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Chris McGonegle

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Chris McGonegle
Candidate for
Iowa State Senate, District 25

Political party Republican
Profession Self-employed subcontractor
Chris McGonegle was a Republican candidate for District 25 of the Iowa State Senate. The primary election was on June 8, 2010 and the general election was on November 2, 2010.

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

McGonegle lost to Democratic incumbent Daryl Beall by a margin of 10,504 to 8,861 in the November 2 general election.[1]

In the June 8 primary election, McGonegle defeated opponent Larry Aden by a margin of 2,429 to 1,025.[2]


Iowa State Senate, District 25 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Chris McGonegle 2,429 70.3%
Larry Aden 1,025 29.7%

Campaign themes

2010

On his campaign website, McGonegle outlined these issues as his five main concerns:

  • Taxpayer protection - "I know government spending is out of control. I believe your paycheck is best spent, saved, and invested by you; not the government. Reducing the tax burden on all taxpayers will encourage more people to call Iowa home!"
  • Helping businesses flourish in Iowa - "I will work to remove regulations that make it tough to run your business. I will also look for a long term approach to creating jobs in Iowa, not more quick- fix government programs."
  • Getting back to the top in education - "I will work to stop the backwards slide our State is currently in. I will push for individual school decisions to be made at the local level, not by out of touch bureaucrats in Des Moines."
  • Balance the budget on time - "Iowa families balance their budgets at home every month so why should the State be any different? I will demand accountability and transparency for how our tax dollars are spent."
  • Help agriculture grow - "Agriculture is part of Iowa's culture. It is not just an occupation in this state but a family tradition that is the constant driving force to our economy. I believe we must support our agricultural communities and encourage private investment to expand the markets."

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