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Larry Marek

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Larry Marek
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Iowa House of Representatives District 89
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Farmer
Larry Marek was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 89th District from 2009 to 2011.

Marek works in the Farm Operations Program at Iowa State University. He has served in the Iowa Army National Guard.

Marek is a member of the Iowa Cattlemen's Association, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Assistant Soil Commissioner/County Soil Commissioner with the Iowa Soybean Association, member of the Pork Producers of Iowa, Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Washington County Compensation Board, Washington County Extension Council, Washington County Fair Board, and the Washington County Farm Bureau.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Marek lost his bid for re-election to the 89th District seat against Jarad Klein (R). Marek had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 89 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJarad Klein (R) 6,339
Larry Marek (D) 5,121
David Arthur Smithers (G) 305


On November 4, 2008, Marek was elected to the 89th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Jarad Klein (R).[3] Marek raised $285,817 for his campaign, while Klein raised $175,724.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 89
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Marek (D) 7,315
Jarad Klein (R) 7,158

Campaign donors


In 2008 Marek collected $285,817 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $232,781
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association $8,000
Johnson County Democratic Central Committee $3,000
Iowa City Carpenters $2,000
Master Builders of Iowa $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Iowa House of Representatives District 89
Succeeded by
Jarad Klein