Kevin Kinney

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Kevin Kinney
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Iowa State Senate, District 39
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2015 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2019
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
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Kevin Kinney is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Biography

Kinney's professional experience includes working as a farmer and a sheriff in Johnson County, Iowa.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Kinney served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2015
Agriculture
Education
Government Oversight
Judiciary
Natural Resources & Environment

Elections

2014

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. Kevin Kinney defeated Richard Gilmore in the Democratic primary, while Michael D. Moore defeated Bob Anderson and Royce W. Phillips in the Republican primary. Kinney faced Moore in the general election.[2][3] Kinney defeated Moore in the general election.[4]

Iowa State Senate, District 39 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Kinney 52.2% 12,371
     Republican Michael D. Moore 47.7% 11,306
     Write-in Write-in 0.1% 29
Total Votes 23,706
Iowa State Senate, District 39 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Kinney 77.5% 1,162
Richard Gilmore 22.5% 338
Total Votes 1,500
Iowa State Senate, District 39 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael D. Moore 45.7% 1,231
Bob Anderson 35.2% 947
Royce W. Phillips 19.1% 515
Total Votes 2,693

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sandra Greiner (R)
Iowa State Senate District 39
2015–present
Succeeded by
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