Ray Zirkelbach

Ray Zirkelbach

Infobox State Representative

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name =Ray Zirkelbach
state_house =Iowa
district =31st
term_start =2004
term_end =
preceded =Gene Maternach
succeeded =Incumbent
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birth_place =
party =Democratic
spouse =Emily
relations =
children =3 Children
residence =Monticello, Iowa
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occupation =Corrections officer, Iowa National Guard
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religion =Protestant

website = [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=783&ga=82 Zirkelbach's website]
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Ray Zirkelbach is the Iowa State Representative from the 31st District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since he was elected in 2004. He was deployed in Iraq as an Iowa National Guardsman, in the First Battalion of the 133rd Infantry. [http://www.anamosaje.com/NewsArchive/2007/Jan/25/news.html] His day job is that of a corrections officer at Anamosa State Penitentiary.

He did not sit in the 2006 or 2007 session of the Iowa House, because he was on active duty with the Iowa National Guard in Iraq. [http://www.stateline.org/live/details/story?contentId=153573] [http://www.qctimes.com/articles/2007/02/07/news/state/doc45c96bbaeb782246752537.txt]

He serves on the Agriculture, Labor, Public Safety, and Veterans Affairs committee, where he is chair. He also serves on the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee.

Zirkelbach was re-elected in 2006 with 8,447 votes, running unopposed. [http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf]

External links

* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=MIA66199 Zirkelbach on Project Vote Smart]
* [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=783&ga=82 Zirkelbach's Capitol Web Address]

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