Mark Costello (Iowa)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 23|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Costello served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Human Resources|
|• State Government|
|• Veterans Affairs|
Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Mark Costello was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Costello ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 23. He defeated Raymond Chase in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 23 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Costello is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Costello raised a total of $7,421 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Mark Costello's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 23||$7,421|
|Grand Total Raised||$7,421|
2012Costello won election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Costello raised a total of $7,421.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mark Costello (Iowa)'s campaign in 2012|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$1,000|
|Iowa Hospital Association||$500|
|John Deere & Co||$500|
|Iowa Republican Party||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$7,421|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Costello, Mark," accessed September 19, 2013
Dan Rasmussen (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 23
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