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  |Name = Amanda Ragan
 
  |Name = Amanda Ragan
 
  |Profile picture = Amanda Ragan.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Amanda Ragan.jpg
  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 7
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 27
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
  |Political party = Democratic
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Years leadership = Present
 
  |Years leadership = Present
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/ragan/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/ragan/
}}{{tnr}}'''Amanda Ragan''' (b. September 20, 1954) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 7. Ragan was a Diplomat for the Mason City Chamber of Commerce.  She joined the Iowa State Senate in 2003 and has served in that position since.  She formerly served as Assistant Minority Leader and is currently an [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Amanda Ragan''' (b. September 20, 1954) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 27 and serving as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University.
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Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University. Her professional experience includes working as the Executive Director of Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen of Northern Iowa, a farmer, and a human resources director in the past.
 
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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.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ragan served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Human Resources
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources & Environment
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|Committee4 = Rules and Administration
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|Committee5 = Veterans Affairs
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ragan has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:
*[[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Appropriations]]
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*[[Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate|Human Resources]] ''Chair''
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Natural Resources & Environment Committee, Iowa State Senate|Natural Resources & Environment]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*[[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate|Rules and Administration]]
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|State = Iowa
*[[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate|Veterans Affairs]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations  
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|Committee2 = Human Resources  
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources & Environment  
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|Committee4 = Rules and Administration  
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|Committee5 = Veterans Affairs  
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:
  
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Human Resources  
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources  
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|Committee4 = Rules and Administration  
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|Committee5 = Veterans Affairs  
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, a year in which Ragan was up for re-election, he collected $120,411 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Hawaii State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $120,411
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives
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|org3 = Iowa Association Of Community Providers
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|org4 = Iowa Dental Association
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|org5 = Iowa Hospital Association
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|orgdonor1 = $27,889
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|orgdonor2 = $5,500
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|orgdonor3 = $5,000
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|orgdonor4 = $3,500
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|orgdonor5 = $2,500
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|}}
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
 
In 2006 Ragan collected $156,210 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80180 2006 Contributions to Amanda Ragan]</ref>
 
In 2006 Ragan collected $156,210 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80180 2006 Contributions to Amanda Ragan]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Ragan and her husband, James, have two children.
 
Ragan and her husband, James, have two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Amanda + Ragan + Iowa + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{Submit a leg link}}
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
*[http://www.senate.iowa.gov/ragan/ Sen. Ragan's Website]
 
 
*[http://raganforsenate.com/ Campaign Website]
 
*[http://raganforsenate.com/ Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=110 Official Iowa State Senate website of Amanda Ragan]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=110 Official Iowa State Senate website of Amanda Ragan]
* [http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Results for the November 2, 2010 general election, Iowa]
 
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32694 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32694 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32694 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32694 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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{{succession box | before = Mike Sexton | title = Iowa Senate District 7 | years = 2003–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = [[Bill Anderson]] (R) | title = Iowa State Senate District 27 | years = 2013–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = Mike Sexton | title = Iowa State Senate District 7 | years = 2003–2013 | after = [[Rick Bertrand]] (R)}}
 
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Revision as of 12:37, 17 June 2013

Amanda Ragan
Amanda Ragan.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 27
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
Present
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sBuena Vista University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 20, 1954
Place of birthMason City, IA
ProfessionExecutive Director, Community Kitchen of Northern Iowa
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Amanda Ragan (b. September 20, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 27 and serving as Assistant Majority Leader. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University. Her professional experience includes working as the Executive Director of Meals on Wheels and the Community Kitchen of Northern Iowa, a farmer, and a human resources director in the past.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

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%

2006

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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:

Hawaii State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Amanda Ragan's campaign in 2010
Iowa Democratic Party$27,889
Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives$5,500
Iowa Association Of Community Providers$5,000
Iowa Dental Association$3,500
Iowa Hospital Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $120,411

2006

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

Personal

Ragan and her husband, James, have two children.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Anderson (R)
Iowa State Senate District 27
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Mike Sexton
Iowa State Senate District 7
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Rick Bertrand (R)