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Linda Upmeyer

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Linda Upmeyer
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Iowa House of Representatives District 54
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Leader, Iowa State House of Representatives
2010-present
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'sUniversity of Northern Iowa
Master'sDrake University
Personal
BirthdayJuly 31, 1952
Place of birthMason City, IA
ProfessionAdvanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
ReligionEvangelical
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda Upmeyer (b. July 31, 1952) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 54. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Upmeyer serves as House Majority Leader.

Biography

Upmeyer's professional experience includes working as an advanced registered nurse practitioner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Administration and Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Linda Upmeyer endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Linda Upmeyer was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Upmeyer ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 54. Upmeyer ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Upmeyer won re-election to the 12th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 12
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Upmeyer (R) 9,246

2008

On November 4, 2008, Upmeyer was re-elected to the 12th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Randall Rainer (D).[8] Upmeyer raised $152,208 for her campaign, while Rainer raised $3,404.[9]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 12
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Upmeyer (R) 10,086
Randall Rainer (D) 4,380

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Upmeyer is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Upmeyer raised a total of $1,234,725 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[10]

Linda Upmeyer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 54 Won $640,064
2010 Iowa State House, District 12 Won $240,074
2008 Iowa State House, District 12 Won $152,208
2006 Iowa State House, District 12 Won $93,429
2004 Iowa State House, District 12 Won $59,851
2002 Iowa State House, District 12 Won $49,099
Grand Total Raised $1,234,725

2012

Upmeyer won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Upmeyer raised a total of $640,064.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Linda Upmeyer's campaign in 2012
Iowa Healthcare Association$29,000
Rastetter, Bruce L$20,000
Peninsula Gaming$15,000
Iowa Association of Realtors$14,250
Hy-Vee Inc$14,250
Total Raised in 2012$640,064
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Upmeyer collected $240,074 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[11]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Linda Upmeyer's campaign in 2010
Brownell Iii, Frank$10,000
Brownell, Peter R$9,000
Iowa Hospital Association$7,500
Sukup, Eugene$7,000
Master Builders Of Iowa$6,500
Total Raised in 2010 $240,074

2008

In 2008 Upmeyer collected $152,208 in donations.[12]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Hospital Association $6,000
Iowans for Tax Relief $5,000
Peninsula Gaming $5,000
Iowa Association of Community Providers $4,000

Personal

Upmeyer is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Iowa Nurse Practitioners Society, Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Theta Tau.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ron Jorgensen (R)
Iowa House District 54
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 12
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Dan Muhlbauer (D)