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Wesley Whitead

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Wesley Whitead
Iowa House of Representatives District 1
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Wesley Whitead was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 1st District from 2003-2010.

Whitead served in the United States Army. He is a member of the Riverside Project Committee, Sioux City Planning and Zoning, and Siouxland Metropolitan Planning Council Organization.[1]

Committee assignments



See also:Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Whitead did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Whitead was re-elected to the 1st District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Jeremy Taylor (R).[2] Whitead raised $87,508 for his campaign, while Taylor raised $70,523.[3]

Iowa State House of Representatives, District 1
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.pngWesley Whitead (D) 6,148
Jeremy Taylor (R) 6,093

Campaign donors


In 2008 Whitead collected $87,508 in donations.[4]

His five largest donors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $50,997
Quad Cities Federation of Labor $3,000
United Food & Commercial Workers International Union $3,000
Sturdevant, James C. $2,500
Food & Commercial Workers Local 1142 $2,500

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Preceded by
Iowa House of Representatives District 1
Succeeded by
Jeremy Taylor