Marty Pottebaum

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Marty Pottebaum
Candidate for
Iowa State Senate, District 27

Political party Democrat
Profession Security Guest Services Manager, retired officer
Marty Pottebaum was a Democratic candidate for District 27 of the Iowa State Senate. The primary election was on June 8, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.[1]


Campaign themes


On his campaign website, Pottebaum stated:[2]

  • “I am running because our middle class families need a strong voice at the Iowa Capitol. We’re trying to get back on our feet in northwest Iowa and folks up here need someone in Des Moines who’s going to fight for them. I’ll stand up for what’s right and I’ll fight every day for policies that create jobs for middle class families and I’ll support initiatives that help our small business community.”



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Pottebaum lost to Republican candidate Bill Anderson by a margin of 12,867 to 7,744 in the November 2 general election.[3]

In the June 8 primary election, Pottebaum ran unopposed.[4]

Iowa State Senate, District 27 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Anderson (R) 12,867 62.4%
Marty Pottebaum (D) 7,744 37.6%
Iowa State Senate, District 27 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Marty Pottebaum 706 100%

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