Kirsten (Kirsten) Running-Marquardt (D-SH069)
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District: 319.892.3008
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State Capitol 1007 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319

District Office:
3515 Field Stone Place, SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Elected: 2009    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Coy Marquardt   
Committee Assignments
RM MemberSubcommittee on Economic Development
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation
MemberHouse Committee on Labor
MemberHouse Committee on Economic Growth
Counties Representing
School Districts
Cedar Rapids Community School District
College Community School District


Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt is serving her 3th 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 4th 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, the Iowa Workforce Development and the History Center of Linn County. Kirsten was previously a Director of Iowa for Health Care, and served our community working for a member of our Iowa federal delegation.