About Kirsten


Kirsten Running-Marquardt is a Democratic Iowa State Representative, elected to represent the 69th District in theIowa House ofRepresentativessince a special election in November 2009. She replaced Representative Dick Taylor, who resigned in October 2009 to focus on his family.

As of October 2011, Kirsten serves on several committees in the Iowa House – the Appropriations, Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa, Labor, and Local Government committees. She also serves as the ranking memberof the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee.