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2018 Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Iowa House District 69


Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt is serving her 3rd term in the Iowa House of Representatives. Kirsten was elected in a special election in Nov. 2009 and currently serves as a Ranking Member on the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee and also serves on the full Appropriations, Economic Growth, and Labor Committees.

Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt is a 6th generation Iowan born & raised in Cedar Rapids, graduated from LaSalle High School, attended Kirkwood Community College, graduated from the University of Iowa and moved back to Cedar Rapids with her husband Coy Marquardt. Kirsten, Coy and their son, Jack, a 2nd Grader at Prairie Hill Elementary, proudly call Cedar Rapids home.

Kirsten is a member of NARFE, CRnetWork, Iron Workers Local 89, John XXIII Catholic Church, and a board member of the Iowa Small Business Development Centers. Kirsten was previously a Director of Iowa for Health Care, and served our community working for a member of our Iowa federal delegation.




Voting has begun in Iowa, you can vote now until November 6, 2018. Voters may choose to vote these two ways:

  • In-person at the Linn County Auditor’s Office
  • In-person on election day at their voting location


The Linn County Elections Office, at 935 Second St. SW in Cedar Rapids, will be open for voting now until November 5. Hours include:

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 3 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and
  • Thursday, November 1 for extended hours until 7 p.m.

If you have a ballot at home, please mail those back ASAP. They must be postmarked, Monday, November 5th to be counted.



Voting locations are open from 7a.m. to 9p.m. and, as long as voters are in line by 9p.m., they will be allowed to vote.

To find your polling location go to

If you are currently registered to vote in Iowa, you will be asked on Election Day to show a valid form of identification (ID) before casting a ballot.  If you do not have one of the five accepted forms of ID’s listed below, you will be allowed to sign an oath of identity and then cast your ballot.

The following types of ID are accepted:

  • Driver’s License or Non-operator ID
  • US Passport
  • Military or Veterans ID
  • State Issued voter ID card
  • Tribal Identification Card

If you have any questions on election day, contact 515-493-2850.

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