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Mary Gaskill

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Mary Gaskill
Mary Gaskill.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 93
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
High schoolRavenwood High School
Date of birthDecember 1, 1941
Place of birthRavenwood, MO
Office website
Mary Gaskill (b. December 1, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 93rd District since 2003.

Gaskill has served as Country Auditor and Clerk to the County Auditor in Wapello County.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gaskill has been appointed to the following committees:


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gaskill is running in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 81. Gaskill ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and will face Blake Smith (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]


See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gaskill won re-election to the 93rd District seat against Jane Hodoly (R). In the June 8th primary election, Gaskill defeated Democratic primary opponent Mike Petersen by a margin of 1,356 to 290. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 93 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Gaskill (D) 5,350
Jane Hodoly (R) 3,952


On November 4, 2008, Gaskill was re-elected to the 93rd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Rick McClure (nominated by petition). [5] Gaskill raised $18,018 for her campaign, while McClure raised $1,840. [6]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 93
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Gaskill (D) 8,548
Rick McClure 2,768

Campaign donors


In 2010 Gaskill collected $27,541 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Gaskill's campaign in 2010
Iowa Democratic Party$4,482
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,000
AFSCME Iowa Council 61$1,921
Gaskill, Mary$1,204
Iowa Hospital Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $27,541


In 2008 Gaskill collected $18,018 in donations.[8]

Four of her largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Great Plains Laborers District Council $1,300
Service Employees Local 199 $1,000
Meehan, Terrence S. $1,000
Connell, Grover $1,000

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