|Iowa House of Representatives District 90|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||14|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Northeast Missouri State University|
|Master's||University of Northern Iowa|
|Date of birth||May 27, 1950|
|Place of birth||Des Moines, IA|
Winckler's professional experience includes working as a Curriculum and Instruction Facilitator at West High School.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Winckler served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• State Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Winckler served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Resources|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Winckler served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Local Government|
Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Cindy Winckler was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Winckler ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 90. Winckler ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. She defeated Ryan Roberson (R) and petition candidate Mark Riley in the general election on November 6, both of whom filed after the primary.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 90, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Cindy Winckler Incumbent||73.3%||8,988|
Winckler won re-election to the 86th District seat against Ray Ambrose (R). Winckler had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 86 General Election (2010)|
|Cindy Winckler (D)||3,342|
|Ray Ambrose (R)||2,763|
On November 4, 2008, Winckler was re-elected to the 86th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Joseph R. Sturgis (R). Winckler raised $21,020 for her campaign, while Sturgis raised $4,725.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 86|
|Cindy Winckler (D)||7,645|
|Joseph R. Sturgis (R)||3,370|
Comprehensive donor information for Winckler is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Winckler raised a total of $190,245 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.
|Cindy Winckler's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 90||$14,721|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 86||$18,283|
|2008||Iowa State House, District 86||$21,020|
|2006||Iowa State House, District 86||$14,489|
|2004||Iowa State House, District 86||$16,851|
|2002||Iowa State House, District 86||$22,543|
|2000||Iowa State House, District 44||$82,338|
|Grand Total Raised||$190,245|
2012Winckler won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Winckler raised a total of $14,721.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cindy Winckler's campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Operating Engineers Local 150 Local A||$1,000|
|Iowa State Education Association||$750|
|Food & Commercial Workers District 431||$600|
|Scott County Democratic Central Cmte||$600|
|Total Raised in 2012||$14,721|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010 Winckler collected $18,283 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:
|Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cindy Winckler's campaign in 2010|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$1,500|
|Associated Genenarl Contractors Of Iowa PAC||$1,500|
|Quad City Federation Of Labor||$1,000|
|Iowa Veterinary Medical Association||$1,000|
|Food & Commercial Workers District 431||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$18,283|
In 2008 Winckler collected $21,020 in donations.
Her five largest contributors were:
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$2,500|
|Great Plains Laborers District Council||$1,600|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$1,000|
|United Food & Commercial Workers International Union||$1,000|
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- Cindy Winckler on the Iowa House Website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 8, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed December 1, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed October 1, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed October 1, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Winckler, Cindy," accessed September 20, 2013
- Follow The Money, "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 2, 2014
Curt Hanson (D)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 90
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 86
| Succeeded by|
Mary Mascher (D)
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