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}}{{tnr}}'''Amanda Ragan''' (b. September 20, 1954) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 7.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Amanda Ragan''' (b. September 20, 1954) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 7. 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.
 
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===Education===
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Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University.
 
Ragan earned her Bachelor's from Buena Vista University.
 
===Professional experience===
 
  
 
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.
 
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.
 
===Political experience===
 
 
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.
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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==Elections==
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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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  office = Iowa State Senate, District 7 (2008)
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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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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[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]
 
*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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==References==
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{{Iowa State Senators}}
 
{{Iowa State Senators}}
 
{{Iowa}}
 
{{Iowa}}
 
[[Category:Iowa Senate]]
 
[[Category:Iowa Senate]]

Revision as of 17:18, 9 June 2010

Amanda Ragan
Amanda Ragan.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 7
Incumbent
Assumed office
2002
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Executive Director
Website Senate website
Amanda Ragan (b. September 20, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Iowa Senate, representing District 7. 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.

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

Elections

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ragan was re-elected to the 7th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Kenneth D. Young (R). [1] Ragan raised $156,210 for her campaign, while Young raised $35,604.[2]

Iowa State Senate, District 7 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Ragan (D) 15,138
Kenneth D. Young (R) 5,847

Personal

Ragan and her husband, James, have two children.

External links

References

  1. 2006 Iowa Election Results
  2. 2006 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates