|Iowa State Senate District 28|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2008|
|Birthday||April 8, 1939|
|Place of birth||Rockford, IL|
Seymour attended both Illinois State Teacher's College and Creighton University.
Seymour served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He is currently President of the Heartland Healthcare Corporation, Vice President of Creighton Memorial St. Joseph Hospital, and President/CEO of Algent Health Community Memorial Hospital.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Seymour served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Seymour served on these committees:
- Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate
- State Government Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate
- See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012
Seymour did not seek re-election in 2012. He officially tendered his resignation, effective January 1, 2013, on February 1, 2012. Due to redistricting Seymour was drawn into the same district as Nancy Boettger (R), who was last elected in 2010 and not up for re-election until 2014. Thus, if Seymour had not resigned, Boettger would have had to stand for re-election two years before the expiration of her term.
|Iowa State Senate, District 28 (2008)|
|James Seymour (R)||17,188|
In 2008 Seymour collected $34,021 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Hospital Association||$3,500|
|Iowa Dental Association||$3,000|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$2,500|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$2,000|
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Seymour and his wife, Dottie, have three children.
- Official Iowa State Senate website of James Seymour
- Iowa Senate Republican Caucus Profile
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Newt Gingrich 2012, "Team of 55 Iowans Back Newt Gingrich for President," December 15, 2011
- Chicago Tribune, "5 Iowa legislators resign following redistricting," February 2, 2012
- Iowa Secretary of State, "2008 Official election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money "Money Raised by Iowa Candidates in 2008," accessed April 7, 2014
- 2008 Contributions to James Seymour
|Iowa State Senate District 28
| Succeeded by|
Michael Breitbach (R)