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  |Name = Mary Jo Wilhelm
 
  |Name = Mary Jo Wilhelm
 
  |Profile picture = Wilhelm.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Wilhelm.jpg
  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 8
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 26
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
  |Term ends = January 10, 2013
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
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  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/wilhelm/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/wilhelm/
}}{{tnr}}'''Mary Jo Wilhelm''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 8. Wilhelm was County Supervisor on the Howard County Board of Supervisors.  She joined the Iowa State Senate in 2009.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mary Jo Wilhelm''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 26. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
Wilhelm is the founder/owner of Wilhelm Appraisers.
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Wilhelm's professional experience includes working as the founder/owner of Wilhelm Appraisers.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Wilhelm served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Human Resources
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Chair5 = Chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wilhelm has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wilhelm served on these committees:
  
*[[Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa Committee, Iowa State Senate|Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Education Committee, Iowa State Senate|Education]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*[[Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate|Human Resources]] ''Vice Chair''
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|State = Iowa
*[[Local Government Committee, Iowa State Senate|Local Government]] ''Chair''
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa  
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 = Human Resources  
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Local Government  
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wilhelm served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wilhelm served on these committees:
  
* [[Economic Growth Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Environment & Energy Independence Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Economic Growth
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 = Environment & Energy Independence  
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|Committee4 = Human Resources  
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means  
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Wilhelm is running for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] in 2012. Due to redistricting, she is running in district 26. Wilhelm ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and will face District 6 incumbent [[Merlin Bartz]] 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 April 17, 2012]</ref>
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Wilhelm ran for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] in 2012. Due to redistricting, she ran in district 26. Wilhelm ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated District 6 incumbent [[Merlin Bartz]] 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 April 17, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Collapse =
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 26, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Mary Jo Wilhelm
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|Inc1 = Y
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|Inc2 = Y
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|candidate2 = Merlin Bartz
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|votes1 = 15530
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|votes2 = 15404
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}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008 Wilhelm collected $207,123 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103277 2008 Contributions to Mary Jo Wilhelm]</ref>
 
In 2008 Wilhelm collected $207,123 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103277 2008 Contributions to Mary Jo Wilhelm]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Wilhelm and her husband, Michael, have two children.
 
Wilhelm and her husband, Michael, have two children.
  
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{{Submit a leg link}}
 
{{Submit a leg link}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
*[http://www.senate.iowa.gov/wilhelm/ Sen. Wilhelm's Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=7488 Official Iowa State Senate website of Mary Jo Wilhelm]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=7488 Official Iowa State Senate website of Mary Jo Wilhelm]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=96358 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=96358 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=96358 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=96358 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103277 2008]  
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103277 2008]  
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000891702286 Mary Jo Wilhelm on Facebook]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 10:55, 17 June 2013

Mary Jo Wilhelm
Wilhelm.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 26
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionFounder/Owner, Wilhelm Appraisers
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Mary Jo Wilhelm is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 26. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Wilhelm's professional experience includes working as the founder/owner of Wilhelm Appraisers.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
Education
Human Resources, Vice-chair
Local Government, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wilhelm served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Wilhelm ran for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, she ran in district 26. Wilhelm ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated District 6 incumbent Merlin Bartz in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa State Senate, District 26, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Jo Wilhelm Incumbent 50.2% 15,530
     Republican Merlin Bartz Incumbent 49.8% 15,404
Total Votes 30,934

2008

On November 4, 2008, Wilhelm was elected to the 8th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Mark Zieman (R). [3] Wilhelm raised $207,123 for her campaign, while Zieman raised $191,454. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 8 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Jo Wilhelm (D) 14,862
Mark Zieman (R) 13,836

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008 Wilhelm collected $207,123 in donations.[5]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Senate Democratic Majority Fund $170,751
Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO $5,400
Emily's List $4,535
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association $3,000

Personal

Wilhelm and her husband, Michael, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Kettering (R)
Iowa State Senate District 26
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Mark Zieman
Iowa State Senate District 8
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Michael Gronstal (D)