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|Name = Mark Chelgren
political position = Candidate for<br> [[Iowa State Senate |Iowa State Senate, District 47]]|
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political party    = Republican |
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|Position = Iowa State Senate District 41
profession          =Geo-Physist |
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|Status = Incumbent
website             = [http://chelgrenforiowa.victorydiy.com/?Page=home Mark Chelgren for State Senate]
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  |Tenure = January 10, 2011-Present
  }}{{tnr}}'''Mark Chelgren''' is a [[:Category:Republican candidate, Iowa State Senate, 2010|Republican candidate]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010#District 47|District 47]] of the [[Iowa State Senate]]. The [[Primary election dates in 2010|primary election]] was on June 8, 2010 and the general election was on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Chelgren''' (b. January 21, 1968) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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Chelgren's professional experience includes working as Founder and President of Frog Legs, Inc., Owner of Fizzix Manufacturing, and Geologist for GeoSoils Inc.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Chelgren served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
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|Committee2 = Local Government
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|Committee3 = Veterans Affairs
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chelgren served on these committees:
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|Committee2 = Labor and Business Relations
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorsetest|2012|Michele Bachmann}}<ref>[http://theiowarepublican.com/2011/iowa-state-senator-mark-chelgren-endorses-bachmann/ ''The Iowa Republican'' "Iowa State Senator Mark Chelgren Endorses Bachmann," August 14, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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Chelgren defeated Democratic incumbent [[Keith Kreiman]] by a margin of 9,582 to 9,572 in the November 2 general election. <ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Iowa State Senate Official General Election Results]</ref>
  
Chelgren faced Democratic incumbent [[Keith Kreiman]] in the November 2 general election.
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In the June 8 primary election, Chelgren ran unopposed.  <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/results/2010PrimaryResults.html Official Iowa Senate Primary Election Results]</ref>
 
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In the June 8 primary election, Chelgren ran unopposed.  <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/results/2010PrimaryResults.html#2 Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Iowa]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Mark Chelgren (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''9,582'''
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| align="center" | '''49.3%'''
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| colspan="2" | Keith Kreiman (D)
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| align="right" | 9,572
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| align="center" | 50.7%
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   office = Iowa State Senate, District 47 - Republican Primary (2010)
 
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==Campaign themes==
 
==Campaign themes==
 
===2010===
 
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* '''Government responsibility''' - "I believe government's responsibility is to provide services and not to control our lives. it is time that "we the people" take back our state and limit the influence of big government."
 
* '''Government responsibility''' - "I believe government's responsibility is to provide services and not to control our lives. it is time that "we the people" take back our state and limit the influence of big government."
  
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Chelgren raised $14,716 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S&so=s#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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His two largest contributors were:
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| Chelgren, Mark
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| Align="Right" | $8,000
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| Iowans For Right To Work
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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==Personal==
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Chelgren and his wife, Janet, have four 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 '''Mark + Chelgren + 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|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Mark+Chelgren+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Mark Chelgren News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Results for the November 2, 2010 general election, Iowa]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=11073 Iowa State Senate - Sen. Mark Chelgren]
* [http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Iowa]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122047 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122047 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122047 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
* [http://www.iowasenaterepublicans.com/index.php?option=com_candidates&view=single&id=9&Itemid=20 Mark Chelgren's profile on Iowa Senate Republican Caucus]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121759 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 16:03, 20 September 2013

Mark Chelgren
Mark Chelgren.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 41
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sRiverside Community College
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 21, 1968
Place of birthRoss, Ca
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Chelgren (b. January 21, 1968) is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Chelgren's professional experience includes working as Founder and President of Frog Legs, Inc., Owner of Fizzix Manufacturing, and Geologist for GeoSoils Inc.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
Local Government
Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Mark Chelgren endorsed Michele Bachmann in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Chelgren defeated Democratic incumbent Keith Kreiman by a margin of 9,582 to 9,572 in the November 2 general election. [2]

In the June 8 primary election, Chelgren ran unopposed. [3]


Iowa State Senate, District 47 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Chelgren (R) 9,582 49.3%
Keith Kreiman (D) 9,572 50.7%
Iowa State Senate, District 47 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Chelgren 3,110 100%

Campaign themes

2010

On his campaign website, Chelgren states his views on: [4]

  • Constitution - "I will defend our constitution."
  • Businesses - "I will work to create an environment where businesses flourish and our kids can find good jobs after they graduate."
  • Taxes - "I will work to keep regulations and taxes fair and competitive with the states around us.will work to keep regulations and taxes fair and competitive with the states around us."
  • Government responsibility - "I believe government's responsibility is to provide services and not to control our lives. it is time that "we the people" take back our state and limit the influence of big government."

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Chelgren raised $14,716 in contributions. [5]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Chelgren, Mark $8,000
Iowans For Right To Work $1,000

Personal

Chelgren and his wife, Janet, have four children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Mark + Chelgren + 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
Roby Smith (R)
Iowa State Senate District 41
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Keith Kreiman
Iowa State Senate District 47
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Roby Smith (R)