Jeff Smith (Iowa Politician)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 1|
|January 10, 2011-Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||Iowa State University, 1991|
|Birthday||July 23, 1967|
|Place of birth||Plover, IA|
|Profession||Farm and Commercial Lender/Bank Manager, First Bank and Trust|
Smith serves as Assistant Majority Leader.
Smith earned his B.S. in Public Service and Administration from Iowa State University. His professional experience includes working as a farm and commercial lender and bank manager at First Bank and Trust, farmer, serving on the Agriculture Committee of the Iowa Bankers Association and on the Board of Directors of the Spirit Lake Mainsail Chamber of Commerce.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Administration and Rules|
|• Environmental Protection|
|• Ethics, Chair|
|• Natural Resources|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa|
|• Local Government, Vice-chair|
|• Natural Resources, Vice-chair|
Smith ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 1. Smith defeated Kevin Wolfswinkel in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Jeff Smith Incumbent||54.5%||3,263|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 6|
|Jeff Smith (R)||8,693|
Comprehensive donor information for Smith is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Smith raised a total of $98,913 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Jeff Smith's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 1||$70,136|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 6||$28,777|
|Grand Total Raised||$98,913|
2012Smith won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Smith raised a total of $70,136.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jeff Smith (Iowa Politician)'s campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Republican Party||$11,609|
|Iowa Bankers Association||$5,000|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$3,000|
|Iowa Corn Growers Association||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$70,136|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Smith raised $28,777 in contributions.
His three largest contributors were:
|Master Builders Of Iowa||$1,000|
|Iowa Bankers Association||$1,000|
Smith and his wife, Currell, have two children.
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- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
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Jeremy Taylor (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 1
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 6
| Succeeded by|
Ron Jorgensen (R)
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