|Iowa State Senate District 40|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Iowa State House of Representatives|
|High school||Muscatine High School, 1953|
|Birthday||October 25, 1935|
|Place of birth||Muscatine, IA|
Hahn received his diploma from Muscatine High School in 1953.
Hahn has worked the Sand and Gravel Ready Mix family business and Fruits and Vegetables Family Business. He was a farmer from 1964 to 1990. In 1990 he worked as an Insurance Adjuster. He has been a Real Estate Salesperson since 1989.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hahn served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hahn served on these committees:
- Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Natural Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Rebuild Iowa Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Transportation Committee, Iowa State Senate
- See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012
Hahn ran for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in district 46. Hahn lost to District 42 incumbent Shawn Hamerlinck in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012.
|Iowa State Senate, District 46 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Shawn Hamerlinck Incumbent||60.9%||1,476|
|Jim Hahn Incumbent||39.1%||947|
|Iowa State Senate, District 40 (2008)|
|James Hahn (R)||14,134|
|Sharon Savage (D)||12,939|
In 2008 Hahn collected $143,067 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Republican Party||$49,705|
|Iowans for Tax Relief||$10,000|
|Iowa Association of Realtors||$5,000|
|Iowa Bankers Association||$3,500|
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Hahn is widowed and has four children.
- Official Iowa State Senate website of James Hahn
- Imagine Election Profile
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Mitt Romney Campaign Website, "MITT ROMNEY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF IOWA LEADERSHIP TEAM," July 12, 2011
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 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 Hahn
|Iowa State Senate District 40
| Succeeded by|
Ken Rozenboom (R)