Julian B. Garrett
|Julian B. Garrett|
|Iowa State Senate, District 13|
|December 6, 2013 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 25|
|January 10, 2011-December 6, 2013|
|J.D.||University of Iowa Law School|
The Iowa Senate had a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of two seats, which amounts to 8 percent of the chamber. In 2012, when 26 seats were up for election, a total of 12 districts were competitive or mildly competitive. One of those districts, District 49, was up for election again in 2014. That district had a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
Garrett earned his B.S from Central College and his J.D. from the University of Iowa Law School. His professional experience includes owning a private law practice and operating a beef cattle feedlot.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Garrett served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Human Resources|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Garrett served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Resources|
- See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Iowa State Senate 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. Pam Deichmann was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Julian B. Garrett was unopposed in the Republican primary. Deichmann faced Garrett and Clair Tom Thompson (L) in the general election. Incumbent Garrett defeated both challengers in the general election.
Garrett won election in the special election for Iowa State Senate District 13. The seat was vacant following Kent Sorenson's (R) resignation following allegations of ethics violations. Garrett was selected as the Republican nominee at an October 17 caucus. He defeated Mark Davitt (D) in the special election, which took place on November 19.
|Iowa State Senate, District 13, Special Election, 2013|
|Republican||Julian B. Garrett||58.2%||4,908|
Garrett ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 25. Garrett defeated Joan Acela in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Garrett defeated Katie Routh (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Julian B. Garrett Incumbent||54.8%||9,082|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Julian B. Garrett Incumbent||58.5%||917|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 73 General Election (2010)|
|Julian B. Garrett (R)||8,826|
|Tim Pierce (D)||4,851|
Comprehensive donor information for Garrett is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Garrett raised a total of $174,486 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Julian B. Garrett's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 25||$47,668|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 73||$43,114|
|2006||Iowa State Senate, District 37||$83,704|
|Grand Total Raised||$174,486|
2012Garrett won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Garrett raised a total of $47,668.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Julian B. Garrett's campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Republican Party||$15,523|
|Iowa State Bar Association||$2,950|
|Iowa Farm Bureau||$2,044|
|Madison County Republicans||$1,800|
|Iowa Association of Business & Industry||$1,800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$47,668|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Garrett raised $43,114 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Republican Party||$11,695|
|Garrett, Julian B||$6,000|
|Iowa State Bar Association||$3,000|
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Garrett and his wife, Nancy, have three sons.
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- Iowa House of Representatives - Rep. Julian Garrett
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2006
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed December 1, 2014
- desmoinesregister.com, "Special election to replace Sorenson in Senate is Nov. 19," October 8, 2013
- caffeinatedthoughts.com, "Julian Garrett Nominated for Iowa Senate District 13 Special Election," October 18, 2013
- desmoinesregister.com, "Davitt to represent Democrats in Iowa Senate District 13 race," October 21, 2013
- kwwl.com, "Republican wins election for state Senate seat," November 19, 2013
- sos.iowa.gov, "Official election results," accessed December 11, 2013
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed October 1, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed October 1, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Garrett, Julian B," accessed September 19, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
Kent Sorenson (R)
|Iowa State Senate District 13
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 25
January 2013–December 2013
| Succeeded by|
Stan Gustafson (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 73
| Succeeded by|
Bobby Kaufmann (R)