Mary Mosiman

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Mary Mosiman
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Iowa Auditor of State
In office
May 13, 2013-present
Term ends
Years in position 2
Base salary$103,212
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Deputy Secretary of State of Iowa
Story County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections
Bachelor'sIowa State University
Office website
Mary Mosiman is the current Republican Iowa Auditor of State. [1] She was appointed to the post by Gov. Terry Branstad (R) on May 13, 2013 following the early departure of 10 year officeholder David Vaudt. Vaudt's current term was set to expire in January of 2015, however he[2] announced on April 4, 2013 that he would be resigning as Auditor on May 3 in order to become chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.[3]

Mosiman, a CPA, is the first woman to hold the office of state auditor in Iowa history. She ran for election to a full term as auditor in the 2014 elections.[1]


Mosiman holds a degree in accounting from Iowa State University and is a member of the Iowa Society of CPAs. She served as the Auditor and Commissioner of Elections for Story County from 2001 until 2010, when she was appointed state deputy chief of elections under secretary of state Matt Schultz.[4]


  • B.S. in Accounting - Iowa State University

Political career

Iowa Auditor of State (2013-present)

Mosiman was appointed Iowa Auditor of State on May 13, 2013 to fill the vacancy left by previous auditor David Vaudt's resignation May 3, 2013. Mosiman was appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad and will serve the remainder of Vaudt's term, which began after his re-election on November 2, 2010 and expires in Jan 2015. Until her appointment as state auditor, Mosiman had served as deputy Iowa Secretary of State under secretary Matt Schultz (R).[4]

Elections & Appointments


Mosiman ran for election to a full term as auditor in the 2014 elections.[1] The general election took place November 4, 2014.


Mosiman was appointed State Auditor by Governor Terry Branstad on May 3, 2013. She succeeded David Vaudt, who was recently re-elected in 2010 and resigned on May 3, 2013, well in advance of his term's scheduled expiration.


Mosiman currently resides in Ames, Iowa with her husband Daniel. They have four daughters together.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Vaudt (R)
Iowa Auditor of State
Succeeded by