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Meet Our Members – Darrel Branhagen

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Representative Darrel Branhagen, of Decorah, was elected to serve his first term in the Iowa House in 2014, representing House District 55.  The district consists of parts of Clayton, Fayette and Winneshiek Counties.  Decorah, Elkader, and West Union make up the major population centers in the district.

Rep. Branhagen serves on the Judiciary, Local Government, State Government, and Veterans Affairs committees, as well as the Justice Systems budget subcommittee.

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Weekend Forum Schedule

Click the forum schedule below to see where your Representative is holding forums this upcoming weekend.

Weekly Forum Schedule

February 15 – February 21

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Freshman Representatives Talk About the First Few Weeks of Session

We caught up with some new members of the Iowa House to see how their first few weeks have gone.  Check out the videos below.

Rep. Zach Nunn
House District 30 – Bondurant

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Freshman Profile – Darrel Branhagen

Branhagen headshotRepresentative-elect Darrel Branhagen, of Decorah, was elected to serve House District 55 this past election.  The district consists of parts of Clayton, Fayette and Winneshiek Counties.  Decorah, Elkader, and West Union make up the major population centers in the district.

Darrel grew up in Decorah where he graduated from Decorah High School, and then earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin.  He also earned his law degree from Drake University in Des Moines.

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Candidate Profile: Darrel Branhagen

Branhagen headshotDarrel Branhagen, of Decorah, is seeking his first term in the Iowa House.  He is running to represent House District 55 which includes parts of Clayton, Fayette, and Winneshiek Counties.

Darrel grew up in Decorah where he graduated from Decorah High School, and then earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin.  He also earned his law degree from Drake University in Des Moines.

After graduation, Darrel joined the Army and served in Panama, Bosnia, and Afghanistan.  In Afghanistan, he was Chief Coalition Military Advisor to the Afghanistan government.  He was awarded the Bronze Star and Combat Badge.  He served in the Army for 30 years, retiring as a Colonel.

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