|Iowa House of Representatives District 56|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Ruff served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Natural Resources|
|• Ways and Means|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ruff served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Natural Resources|
Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives 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. Incumbent Patti Ruff was unopposed in the Democratic primary and faced Lowell Engle (R), who filed to run on August 12, 2014, in the general election. Incumbent Ruff defeated Engle in the general election.
|Iowa House of Representatives District 56, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Patti Ruff Incumbent||55.8%||6,189|
Ruff ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 56. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012, and defeated District 16 incumbent Bob Hager in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Bob Hager Incumbent||48.9%||7,054|
Comprehensive donor information for Ruff is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ruff raised a total of $170,494 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Patti Ruff's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 56||$170,494|
|Grand Total Raised||$170,494|
2012Ruff won election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ruff raised a total of $170,494.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Patti Ruff's campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Democratic Party||$149,835|
|Food & Commercial Workers District 431||$2,000|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 125||$2,000|
|Iowa Association for Justice||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$170,494|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- 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
- The Des Moines Register, "Election2014," accessed November 4, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed October 1, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 24, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Ruff, Patti," accessed September 19, 2013
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