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Mark Chelgren

Republican — Senator — District 41
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Mark Chelgren represents Senate District 41 in the Iowa Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 142 bills.

2010 13790.69
2012 6375.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Sorenson Saga: Senate Colleagues Argue Scandal is Hurting Entire Republican Senate Caucus

Two of State Senator Kent Sorenson’s Republican colleagues in the Iowa Senate told WHO Radio host Simon Conway last week that the ongoing scandal surrounding Sorenson is hurting their Republican caucus. Sen. Mark Chelgren of Ottumwa and Sen. Jack Whitver of Ankeny also both told Conway on his afternoon drive ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SCR 3

    A concurrent resolution claiming state sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain mandates imposed on the states by the federal government.

  • SF 91

    A bill for an act relating to abortions including prohibiting late-term abortions with certain exceptions, providing penalties, and including an effective date provision.

  • SCR 2

    A concurrent resolution urging the members of the Congress of the United States to propose a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States for submission to the states for ratification.

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  • SF 66

    A bill for an act relating to the option of voting straight party.

  • SF 64

    A bill for an act relating to the teaching effectiveness and employment of professors employed by institutions of higher learning under the control of the state board of regents.

  • SF 67

    A bill for an act prohibiting the use of automated or remote traffic law enforcement systems, requiring removal of existing systems, and including effective date provisions.

Recent Votes

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HF 212

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HF 245

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 50100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 381

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 50100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 457

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 50100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 484

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 50100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SF 435

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2652.0
•••No: 2448.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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