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Iowa Delegation to the
1996 Democratic National Convention

Delegates (may be incomplete!)
Alan E. Achtner, Iowa City - Janet Adams, Webster City - Dennis Adamson, Ankeny - David J. Baker, Dubuque - Robert E. Bender, Ottumwa - Rodney Brouwer, Newton - Victoria E. Bruner, Des Moines - Mary R. Cannon-James, Davenport - Wayne E. Coin, Ankeny - Jan Corderman, Des Moines - Lynn G. Cutler - Beth Davis, Marshalltown - Dick Dearden, Des Moines - Maureen Donnelly, Iowa City - Timothy J. Draftz, Sheldon - Ben Duehr, Dubuque - Bonnie Eggers, Ottumwa - Michael L. Fitzgerald, West Des Moines - Tom Harkin - Darlene E. Hill, Davenport - Barbara Kalbach, Dexter - Paul Kraus, Dubuque - Marlene Kruger, Waterloo - Jan Laue, Urbandale - Bryant Lekander, Sioux City - Paulee Lipsman, Des Moines - Dale D. Lorenz, Jesup - Pat Marshall, Cedar Rapids - Mary Lou Marvin, Osceola - Joseph R. Matesic, Jr., Davenport - Sheila McGuire, Boone - Carl M. McPherson, Des Moines - Tom Miller, Des Moines - Peggy Jean Morgan, Waterloo - Richard D. Mullin, Sioux City - Kathleen O'Leary, Des Moines - Oscar J. Ortiz, Leon - Randall B. Palmer, Bettendorf - Susan Pamperin, Davenport - Emil Pavich, Council Bluffs - Anne Pedersen, Fort Madison - Doris Ann Peick, Cedar Rapids - Ramon Jose Perez, Davenport - Karen K. Person, Waverly - Mike Peterson, Des Moines - Lisa M. Raine, Cedar Rapids - Bob Simpson, Iowa City - Linda Steensland, Council Bluffs - Diane Stone, Des Moines - Betty Taylor, Iowa Falls - Jesse F. Taylor, Des Moines - Van Bich Thi Tran, New Hampton - Susan K. Thompson, Urbandale - James J. Wengert, Des Moines - John R. Whitaker, Hillsboro - Phillip Wise, Keokuk

Alternates (may be incomplete!)
Sandra L. Berndt, Buckeye - Joanna Courteau, Ames - Ian Dubin - Justin Gross, Des Moines - Patrick Hickson, Dubuque - Camellia Pohl, Davenport - Helen Schroeder, Iowa City - Dusin Shaver, Ames

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