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Election Day is just around the corner. We can't win without your help.

Posted on October 26, 2014

How you can make a difference:
From now through Election Day, volunteers are needed at the Madison & Warren County Democrat Headquarters to make calls, door knock, pick up ballots, bring food to volunteers and other activities. Currently, there is a great need for volunteers to fill GOVT shifts November 1 - 4.

If you are available to volunteer, please contact your County Coordinator today!

Madison County Headquarters
Madison County Fair Grounds, Winterset
Contact: Coordinated Campaign Field Organizer, Michael Kendall at (508) 560-0113.

 

Warren County Headquarters
201 E Salem Avenue, Indianola
Contact: Coordinated Campaign Field Organizer, Rob Bingham at (515) 451-1367.

You're invited!

Posted on September 26, 2014

Please join Iowa Senate candidate Pam Deichmann

At the home of Patrick & Nancy Corkrean

 

Monday, October 6

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

 

909 9th Avenue

Winterset, Iowa

Suggested contribution amount: $25

RSVP to Patrick & Nancy Corkrean at 515-462-2549.

 

Beat the heat!

Posted on August 25, 2014

Join us, Representative Scott Ourth, Joe Grandstaff (Warren County Supervisor Candidate) and myself at the Warren County Democrats' Ice Cream Social today at the Randleman House Museum in Carlisle from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Great weekend - looking forward to more

Posted on July 14, 2014

Friends, here is the text of a release we sent this week, to make sure folks around the district are keeping up to date on all the support we're getting from people like you.

Thanks!

 

Deichmann accepts Hatch endorsement, shares listening tour results

For immediate release

July 14, 2014

WINTERSET – Pam Deichmann, Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate District 13, received the endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch, and shared her plan for winning Independent voters and meeting constituents at a widely attended fundraiser on Sunday.

Gubernatorial candidate and State Senator Jack Hatch announced his support for Deichmann and discussed the important role of the Iowa Legislature at the event, held at his home in Winterset.

“I have known Pam for many years and have been continually impressed by her dedication and professionalism," Hatch said. "I know Pam's experience in public service will make her a knowledgeable and effective State Senator as we work to provide Iowa new leadership and a fresh start." 

Hatch’s name is added to Deichmann’s growing list of endorsements, including the Iowa Federation of Labor (IFL, AFL-CIO), AFSCME Iowa Council 61, the Iowa State Education Association (ISEA), and several others.

Deichmann addressed the crowd Sunday, stating that her listening tour included every community the district, which includes Warren and Madison counties. She reported that her conversation with voters had confirmed support for living wage protections, equal pay for women, clean water, soil conservation, classroom funding, small business programs, and local infrastructure.

“I also learned that voters in our communities are tired of having a state senator who doesn’t look out for them,” Deichmann said of current State Senator Julian Garrett, who has held the seat for only one legislative year. “People feel like he is too busy defending the Branstad administration, and not paying enough attention to what’s best for the district. I’ll tell you, though: it’s a tough job, but I’m up for it.”

The fundraiser drew dozens of voters and volunteers from Dallas, Madison, Polk and Warren counties. Among those in attendance were Hatch and his wife, Sonja; and Monica Vernon, the Democratic lieutenant governor candidate, and her husband, Bill.

To learn more about Deichmann, go to www.pamdeichmann.com.  

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Join me for a picnic?

Posted on July 04, 2014

Happy Independence Day! There is so much to celebrate today, and I hope you and your family are celebrating safely and happily, in your own traditions.

(I am spending today walking in parades and visiting community celebrations in Carlisle, Norwalk, Milo, Earlham, and Patterson!)


I hope you can join me for lunch at the home of Jack and Sonja Hatch next Sunday, July 13. We'll supply lunch, and you can bring a lawn chair if you have one.

You can RSVP here on Facebook. You can also share this invitation with your friends, and encourage them to use the day to explore Madison County.

I hope to see you soon.

Deichmann statement on her candidacy - and her campaign promise

Posted on June 04, 2014

... “As promised, I’ve met with people in every community across our district this spring,” she said, and continued, “Now it's your turn! Commit to working with me to put working families first, ensure safe and healthy communities, and support the small businesses that provide jobs.” She also took a swipe at her opponent, incumbent Julian Garrett, and the Branstad administration, saying she was “ready for the challenge of stopping Republicans’ lies and abuse of power.” ...

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More reflections on Memorial Day

Posted on May 23, 2014

On Memorial Day, my mom and I have a tradition of going to the cemetery where my father was laid to rest. It's a time for reflecting and remembering. This Memorial Day, I'll be remembering and honoring several veterans in my family - my father, grandfather, uncles, and nephews. I'll also be honoring veterans from our district - not only with my thoughts and prayers but also with my attendance at parades and other events... I'll be participating in Indianola's Memorial Day parade on Monday. If you want to walk with me, please join the crowd meeting at the Administration Building (301 N Buxton) at 9:00 am. If you'll be at the parade as a spectator, please say hello, and let me know what else you'd like to see the Legislature do to support veterans in Iowa.

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Fundraising deadline this week

Posted on May 12, 2014

First of all, I want to thank those that have already donated to my campaign. Early support is important in a race like this. Secondly, I want to invite those of you who have not yet done so to click on that big red "DONATE" button and make a contribution by tomorrow, so we can count it in this reporting period. Thanks in advance for your support!

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Listening tour

Posted on May 09, 2014

I'm pleased to let you know that my listening posts continue throughout the district...

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Pam Deichmann announces campaign for Senate District 13

Posted on April 10, 2014

I was raised to believe it’s our responsibility to participate in political processes that affect our day to day lives,” said Deichmann. “I believe Iowa needs people of good faith working together to ensure our small towns remain vibrant, our schools remain top notch and our communities continue to be safe places to raise our families. That’s why I’m running for the State Senate.

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