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Jo Oldson

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Jo Oldson
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Iowa House of Representatives District 41
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDrake University
J.D.Drake University
Personal
BirthdayMay 15, 1956
Place of birthFort Dodge, IA
Websites
Office website
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Jo Oldson (b. May 15, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Oldson earned her B.A. and J.D. from Drake University.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Oldson served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Judiciary
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Oldson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Oldson served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Jo Oldson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2]

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Oldson ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 41. Oldson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Clarke Davidson in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJo Oldson Incumbent 70.5% 12,055
     Republican Clarke Davidson 29.5% 5,054
Total Votes 17,109

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Oldson won re-election to the 61st District seat against Darlene Blake (R). Oldson had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 61 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngJo Oldson (D) 7,943
Darlene Blake (R) 4,274

2008

On November 4, 2008, Oldson was re-elected to the 61st District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Eric Kohlsdorf (R).[6] Oldson raised $70,870 for her campaign, while Kohlsdorf raised $7,518.[7]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngJo Oldson (D) 10,519
Eric Kohlsdorf (R) 5,213

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Oldson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Oldson raised a total of $332,410 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[8]

Jo Oldson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 41 Won $30,048
2010 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $53,348
2008 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $70,870
2006 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $31,130
2004 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $38,398
2002 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $108,616
Grand Total Raised $332,410

2012

Oldson won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Oldson raised a total of $30,048.

2010

In 2010 Oldson collected $53,348 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[9]


2008

In 2008 Oldson collected $70,870 in donations.[10]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Credit Union League $8,500
Iowa Medical Society $4,250
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $4,000
Iowa State Bar Association $2,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Kelley (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 41
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 61
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Anesa Kajtazovic (D)