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  |Tenure = 2005-Present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
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  |Base salary = $25,000/year
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
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  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Beth Wessel-Kroeschell''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 45th District since 2005.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Beth Wessel-Kroeschell''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.
  
Wessel-Kroeschell is an Independent Desktop Publisher with Iowa State University.  She has served as Assistant to Senator Ralph Rosenberg and State Representative Bill Bernau.
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Wessel-Kroeschell's professional experience includes working as an Independent Desktop Publisher with Iowa State University, and Assistant to Senator Ralph Rosenberg and State Representative Bill Bernau.
 
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She is a Board Member of ACCESS, and has been President/Vice President/Treasurer of her Church Council.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32637 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wessel-Kroeschell]</ref>
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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, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee2 = Human Resources
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|Committee3 =  Judiciary
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:
* [[Environmental Protection Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Environmental Protection]]
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* [[Human Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Human Resources]], Ranking Member
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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*Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Joint Appropriations)
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee3 = Judiciary  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:
* [[Administration and Rules Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Administration and Rules]] (Chair)
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* [[Human Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Human Resources]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Administration and Rules  
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Human Resources  
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|Committee3 = Judiciary  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Wessel-Kroeschell ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 45. Wessel-Kroeschell ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and will face [[Dane Nealson]] (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SEN&map=DIST ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Results," June 5, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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Wessel-Kroeschell ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 45. Wessel-Kroeschell ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Dane Nealson]] (R) and [[Eric Cooper]] (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 45, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 = Libertarian
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|winner1 = Beth Wessel-Kroeschell
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Dane Nealson
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|candidate3 = Eric Cooper
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|votes1 = 8699
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|votes2 = 5081
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|votes3 = 888
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Wessel-Kroeschell
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|Full name = Beth Wessel-Kroeschell
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4834 ''followthemoney.org'', "Wessel-Kroeschell, Beth," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 34769
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 45]]
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|totalraised2010 = 27706
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 45]]
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|totalraised2008 = 32333
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 45]]
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|totalraised2006 = 16233
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006|Iowa State House, District 45]]
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|totalraised2004 = 32489
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004|Iowa State House, District 45]]
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}}
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===2012===
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|name = Wessel-Kroeschell
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 34,769
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|org1 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org2 = Iowa Medical Society
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|org3 = Operating Engineers Local 234
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|org4 = Central Iowa Building & Construction Trades Council
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|org5 = Iowa Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 3000
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|orgamount2 = 1250
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010 Wessel-Kroeschell collected $27,706 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
 
In 2010 Wessel-Kroeschell collected $27,706 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Wessel-Kroeschell is a Board Member of ACCESS, and has been President/Vice President/Treasurer of her Church Council.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32637 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wessel-Kroeschell]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32637 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32637 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32637 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32637 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96566 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80218 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63080 2004]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140239 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121558 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96566 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80218 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63080 2004]
 
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Beth Wessel-Kroeschell
Beth Wessel-Kroeschell.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 45
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa
Master'sIowa State University, 1987
Personal
Place of birthAmes, IA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Beth Wessel-Kroeschell is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Wessel-Kroeschell's professional experience includes working as an Independent Desktop Publisher with Iowa State University, and Assistant to Senator Ralph Rosenberg and State Representative Bill Bernau.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Environmental Protection
Human Resources
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wessel-Kroeschell served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wessel-Kroeschell ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 45. Wessel-Kroeschell ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Dane Nealson (R) and Eric Cooper (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBeth Wessel-Kroeschell Incumbent 59.3% 8,699
     Republican Dane Nealson 34.6% 5,081
     Libertarian Eric Cooper 6.1% 888
Total Votes 14,668

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Wessel-Kroeschell won re-election to the 45th District seat against Karin Sevde (R). Wessel-Kroeschell had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 45 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngBeth Wessel-Kroeschell (D) 4,396
Karin Sevde (R) 3,389

2008

On November 4, 2008, Wessel-Kroeschell was re-elected to the 45th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Ryan Rhodes (R). [4] Wessel-Kroeschell raised $32,333 for her campaign, while Rhodes raised $10,039. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 45
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngBeth Wessel-Kroeschell (D) 8,589
Ryan Rhodes (R) 6,168

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wessel-Kroeschell is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Wessel-Kroeschell raised a total of $143,530 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[6]

Beth Wessel-Kroeschell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 45 Won $34,769
2010 Iowa State House, District 45 Won $27,706
2008 Iowa State House, District 45 Won $32,333
2006 Iowa State House, District 45 Won $16,233
2004 Iowa State House, District 45 Won $32,489
Grand Total Raised $143,530

2012

Wessel-Kroeschell won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wessel-Kroeschell raised a total of $34,769.

2010

In 2010 Wessel-Kroeschell collected $27,706 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]


2008

In 2008 Wessel-Kroeschell collected $32,333 in donations.[8]

Her five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,500
Story County Democratic Central Committee $2,000
International Association of Fire Fighters $1,000
Great Plains Laborers District Council $1,000
Barzun, Matthew W. $1,000

Personal

Wessel-Kroeschell is a Board Member of ACCESS, and has been President/Vice President/Treasurer of her Church Council.[9]

Recent news

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