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Amanda Ragan
Amanda Ragan.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 27
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 12
Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBuena Vista University
Date of birthSeptember 20, 1954
Place of birthMason City, IA
ProfessionExecutive Director, Community Kitchen of Northern Iowa
Office website
Personal website
Amanda Ragan (b. September 20, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 27 since 2013 and currently serving as Assistant Majority Leader since 2013. She previously represented District 7 from 2003 to 2013 and served as Assistant Minority Leader. Ragan was a Diplomat for the Mason City Chamber of Commerce.

Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University.

Ragan is the Executive Director of Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen of Northern Iowa. She has worked as a farmer and Human Resources Director in the past.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ragan served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Human Resources, Chair
Natural Resources & Environment
Rules and Administration
Veterans Affairs


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Ragan won re-election to the 7th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate. Ragan defeated Republican candidate James Mills by a margin of 12,908 to 8,452.[1]

Ragan was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on June 8th.[2]

Iowa State Senate, District 7 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Amanda Ragan (D) 12,908 60.4%
James Mills (R) 8,452 39.6%


On November 7, 2006, Ragan was re-elected to the 7th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Kenneth D. Young (R). [3] Ragan raised $156,210 for her campaign, while Young raised $35,604.[4]

Iowa State Senate, District 7 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Ragan (D) 15,138
Kenneth D. Young (R) 5,847

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Ragan was up for re-election, he collected $120,411 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:


In 2006 Ragan collected $156,210 in donations.[6]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $64,076
Cerro Gordo County Democratic Central Committee $3,750
Iowa Hospital Association $3,500
Iowa Association of Realtors $2,750

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Ragan and her husband, James, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Anderson (R)
Iowa State Senate District 27
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mike Sexton
Iowa State Senate District 7
Succeeded by
Rick Bertrand (R)