Women Who Have Won

The following Iowa women are currently serving in elective office at the state or national level.

  • Lieutenant Governor – Kim Reynolds, R, Osceola (former State Senator)
  • State Auditor – Mary Mosiman, R, Ames
  •  U.S. Senate – Joni K. Ernst, R, Red Oak (former State Senator)
Iowa Senate:
  • Rita Hart, D, Wheatland
  • Pam Jochum, D, President of the Senate, Dubuque
  • Liz Mathis, D, Cedar Rapids
  • Janet Petersen, D, Des Moines
  • Amanda Reagan, D, Asst. Majority Le4ader, Mason City
  • Amy Sinclair, R, Allerton
  • Mary Jo Wilhelm, D, Cresco
House of Representatives:
  • Marti Anderson, D, Des Moines
  • Liz Bennett, D, Cedar Rapids
  • Deborah Berry, D, Waterloo
  • Tami Brown-Powers, D, Cedar Falls
  • Nancy Dunkel, D. Dyersville
  • Abby Finkenauer, D, Dubuque
  • Ruth Ann Gaines, D, Des Moines
  • Mary Gaskill, D, Asst. Minority Leader, Ottumwa
  • Mary Ann Hanusa, R., Council Bluffs
  • Lisa Heddens, D, Ames
  • Megan Hess, R, Spencer
  • Vicki Lensing, D, Iowa City
  • Mary Mascher, D, Asst. Minority Leader, Iowa City
  • Helen Miller, D, Fort Dodge
  • Linda Miller, R, Davenport
  • Jo Oldson, D, Des Moines
  • Dawn Pettingill, R, Mt. Auburn
  • Kirstin Running-Marquardt, D, Cedar Rapids
  • Sandy Salmon, R, Janesville
  • Sharon Steckman, D. Mason City
  • Sally Stutsman, D, Riverside
  • Phyllis Thede, D, Davenport
  • Linda Upmeyer, R, House Majority Leader, Clear Lake
  • Beth Wessel-Kroeschell, D, Ames
  • Cindy Winckler, D, Davenport
  • Mary Wolfe, D, Clinton