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  name                = Amanda Ragan |
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  |Name = Amanda Ragan
  political position  = Iowa State Senate District 7 |
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  |Profile picture = Amanda Ragan.jpg
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 27
  assumed office     = 2002 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2003-Present
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
  profession          = Executive Director |
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|Assumed office = 2003
  website             = [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=110&ga=83 Senate website] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
   
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  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
}}{{tnr}}'''Amanda Ragan''' (b. September 20, 1954) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 7.  
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|Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Birthday = September 20, 1954
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|Place of birth = Mason City, IA
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|Profession = Executive Director, Community Kitchen of Northern Iowa
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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.
  
===Education===
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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.
  
Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University.
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==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:
  
===Professional experience===
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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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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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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:
  
===Political experience===
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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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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}}
  
Ragan was a Diplomat for the Mason City Chamber of Commerce.  She joined the Iowa State Senate in 2002 and has served in that position since.  She is former Assistant Minority Leader and current Assistant Majority Leader, representing the 7th district.
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ragan served on these committees:
  
==Committee assignments==
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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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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}}
  
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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==Elections==
* [[Human Resources Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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===2010===
* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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==Personal==
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::''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
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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.<ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Iowa State Senate Official General Election Results]</ref>
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Ragan was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on June 8th.<ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ 2010 Iowa Primary Election Results]</ref>
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{{Votepercentbox |
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office = Iowa State Senate, District 7 (2010) General Election
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Amanda Ragan (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''12,908'''
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| align="center" | '''60.4%'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | James Mills (R)
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| align="right" | 8,452
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| align="center" | 39.6%
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|}
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2006, Ragan was re-elected to the 7th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Kenneth D. Young (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf 2006 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Ragan raised $156,210 for her campaign, while Young raised $35,604.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 2006 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
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{{Votebox |
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  office = Iowa State Senate, District 7 (2008)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Amanda Ragan (D)'''
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| align="right" | 15,138
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| colspan="2" | Kenneth D. Young (R)
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| align="right" | 5,847
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|}
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==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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|}}
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===2006===
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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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Her four largest contributors were:
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| Iowa Democratic Party
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| align="right" | $64,076
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| Cerro Gordo County Democratic Central Committee
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| align="right" | $3,750
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| Iowa Hospital Association
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| align="right" | $3,500
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| Iowa Association of Realtors
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| align="right" | $2,750
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==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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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Amanda+Ragan+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Amanda Ragan News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=110&ga=83 Official Iowa State Senate website of Amanda Ragan]
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{{Wikipedia}}
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*[http://raganforsenate.com/ Campaign Website]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=110 Official Iowa State Senate website of Amanda Ragan]
 
*[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]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32694 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96529 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80180 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70880 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13382 2002]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96529 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80180 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70880 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13382 2002]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/senatoramandaragan Amanda Ragan on Facebook]
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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

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Amanda + Ragan + Iowa + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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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)