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  name                = Mary Jo Wilhelm |
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|Project = SLP
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  |Name = Mary Jo Wilhelm
  political position  = Iowa State Senate District 8 |
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  |Profile picture = Wilhelm.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 26
  assumed office      = 2009 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]] |
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  |Tenure = 2009-Present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
  profession          = Business Owner |
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|Assumed office = 2009
  website             = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=7488 Senate website] |
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
   
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}}{{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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|Profession = Founder/Owner, Wilhelm Appraisers
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|Religion = Lutheran
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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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*[[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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}}
  
 
===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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* [[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==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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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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|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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}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
On November 4, 2008, Wilhelm was elected to the 8th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Mark Zieman (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Wilhelm raised $207,123 for her campaign, while Zieman raised $191,454. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 2008 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Wilhelm was elected to the 8th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Mark Zieman (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Wilhelm raised $207,123 for her campaign, while Zieman raised $191,454. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 2008 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Wilhelm
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|Full name = Mary Jo Wilhelm
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|year = 2008
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9224 ''followthemoney.org'', "Wilhelm, Mary Jo," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 532466
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 26]]
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|totalraised2010 = 6669
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|Iowa State Senate, District 8]]
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|totalraised2008 = 207123
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2008|Iowa State Senate, District 8]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Wilhelm
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|full Name = Mary Jo Wilhelm
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147575
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|office= Iowa State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 532,466
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|org1 = Iowa Senate Majority Fund
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|org2 = Iowa Association for Justice
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|org3 = Food & Commercial Workers District 431
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|org4 = Ricketts, Laura M
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|org5 = Schmidt, Sarah
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|orgamount1 = 384991
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|orgamount2 = 28500
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
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===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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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Mary + Wilhelm + 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=Mary+Wilhelm+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Mary Wilhelm News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
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*[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 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=96358 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=96358 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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*[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]  
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147575 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122606 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103277 2008]
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000891702286 Mary Jo Wilhelm on Facebook]
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==References==
 
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{{succession box | before = Mark Zieman | title = Iowa Senate District 8 | years = 2009–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = [[Steve Kettering]] (R) | title = Iowa State Senate District 26 | years = 2013–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = Mark Zieman | title = Iowa State Senate District 8 | years = 2009–2013 | after = [[Michael Gronstal]] (D)}}
 
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[[Category:Current member, Iowa State Senate]]
 
[[Category:Current member, Iowa State Senate]]
 
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Revision as of 04:36, 24 October 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

Comprehensive donor information for Wilhelm is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Wilhelm raised a total of $746,258 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Mary Jo Wilhelm's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 26 Won $532,466
2010 Iowa State Senate, District 8 Not up for election $6,669
2008 Iowa State Senate, District 8 Won $207,123
Grand Total Raised $746,258

2012

Wilhelm won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Wilhelm raised a total of $532,466.
Iowa State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Jo Wilhelm's campaign in 2012
Iowa Senate Majority Fund$384,991
Iowa Association for Justice$28,500
Food & Commercial Workers District 431$10,000
Ricketts, Laura M$5,000
Schmidt, Sarah$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$532,466
Source:Follow the Money

2008

In 2008 Wilhelm collected $207,123 in donations.[6]

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.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Mary + Wilhelm + Iowa + Senate

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