Mary Mosiman Article

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Mary Mosiman
32nd Auditor of Iowa
In office
May 13, 2013 – January 2, 2019
Governor Terry Branstad
Kim Reynolds
Preceded by David Vaudt
Succeeded by Rob Sand
Personal details
Born (1962-02-13) February 13, 1962 (age 56)
Ames, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education Iowa State University ( BS)

Mary Mosiman is an American politician who served as the 32nd State Auditor of Iowa. A Republican, she was appointed by Governor Terry Branstad to the position of Auditor of State on May 13, 2013, filling a vacancy created when David A. Vaudt resigned. [1] She was elected to a full term of office in 2014. [2] She was defeated by Democrat Rob Sand in 2018.

Previously, she had served as Story County auditor winning election in 2000 and re-election in 2004 and 2008, and as Deputy Iowa Secretary of State from 2010 to 2013. [3]

Mosiman was born and currently resides in Ames, Iowa and grew up in Hubbard, Iowa. She earned her B. A. in Business-Accounting in 1999 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2003. [3]

Electoral history

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
State Auditor of Iowa  [4]
Turnout: 1,052,771
Republican Mary Mosiman Republican599,44056.94%
Jonathan Neiderbach Democratic451,86842.92%


  1. ^ "Branstad names CPA Mary Mosiman as new state auditor" (Press release). Office of the Governor of Iowa. May 13, 2013. Retrieved November 18, 2014.
  2. ^ "Republican Mosiman elected as Iowa auditor". KCCI News 8. Associated Press. November 4, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Meet the Candidate, Iowa Auditor: Mary Mosiman". The Des Moines Register. October 31, 2014. Retrieved November 14, 2014.
  4. ^ "Election Night Tabular Results - November 4, 2014 General Election". Iowa Secretary of State. November 5, 2014. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2014.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Vaudt
Auditor of Iowa
Succeeded by
Rob Sand