Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 83 (2009) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Linn
Family Members Who Served in the Iowa Legislature: Father: Richard V. Running; GAs 69 - 76
Kirsten Running-Marquardt
Linn County


Serving fifth term in House.


Graduated from LaSalle High School in Cedar Rapids, attended Kirkwood Community College, and graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in political science.

Memberships and Activities

Member of NARFE, CRnetWork, Iron Workers Local 89, St. John XXII Catholic Church, and board member of the Iowa Small Business Development Centers, Iowa Workforce Development, and the History Center (Linn County). Previous director of Iowa for Health Care. Served the community working for a member of the Iowa congressional delegation.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1977. Raised and resides in Cedar Rapids.

Family Members

Husband, Coy Marquardt; one son.

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House District 69
87th GA (2017)
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87th GA (2017)