|Iowa House of Representatives District 29|
|January 10, 2011-Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||University of Iowa, 1993|
Kelley earned his B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. His professional experience includes working as a realtor, sales associate for First Choice Realty and owning his own DJ company.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kelley served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Environmental Protection|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kelley served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Environmental Protection|
|• Natural Resources|
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 Dan Kelley was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Patrick Payton was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kelley faced Payton in the general election. Incumbent Kelley defeated Payton in the general election, and will keep his seat.
|Iowa House of Representatives District 29, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Dan Kelley Incumbent||53.8%||6,557|
Kelley ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 29. Kelley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012, and defeated Gabe Swersie in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Dan Kelley Incumbent||62.4%||9,831|
Kelley won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Gabriel Swersie (R) in the November 2 general election. Kelley replaced former Representative Paul Bell on the November ballot. Bell passed away in June 2010.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 41 General Election (2010)|
|Dan Kelley (D)||5,869|
|Gabriel Swersie (R)||5,595|
Comprehensive donor information for Kelley is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kelley raised a total of $56,737 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Dan Kelley's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 29||$34,964|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 41||$21,773|
|Grand Total Raised||$56,737|
2012Kelley won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kelley raised a total of $34,964.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dan Kelley's campaign in 2012|
|Afscme Iowa Council 61||$2,000|
|Iowa Association of Realtors||$2,000|
|Iowa Bankers Association||$1,500|
|Iowa Corn Growers Association||$1,500|
|Operating Engineers Local 234||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$34,964|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Kelley raised $21,773 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Food & Commercial Workers District 431||$2,000|
|Jasper County Democratic Central Cmte||$1,500|
|AFSCME Iowa Council 61||$1,500|
|Great Plains Laborers District Council||$1,500|
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- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
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- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed October 1, 2014
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Nate Willems (D)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 29
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 41
| Succeeded by|
Jo Oldson (D)
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