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|Iowa House of Representatives District 6|
|January 10, 2011-Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Morningside College, 1979|
|Master's||University of South Dakota|
|Date of birth||May 17, 1957|
|Place of birth||Sioux City, IA|
|Profession||Vice President for Business and Finance, Morningside College|
Jorgensen earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Morningside College and his M.B.A from the University of South Dakota. His professional experience includes working as Vice President for Business and Finance at Morningside College and Chief Financial Officer for a Sioux City bank.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jorgensen served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Economic Growth|
|• Education, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jorgensen served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Human Resources|
|• Labor Committee|
|• State Government|
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 Ron Jorgensen was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Jorgensen ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 6. Jorgensen defeated Matthew A. Ung in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 6 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Ron Jorgensen Incumbent||55.9%||1,288|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 54 General Election (2010)|
|Ron Jorgensen (R)||6,345|
|Carlos Venable-Ridley (D)||3,136|
Comprehensive donor information for Jorgensen is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Jorgensen raised a total of $155,570 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Ron Jorgensen's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 6||$72,505|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 54||$83,065|
|Grand Total Raised||$155,570|
2012Jorgensen won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jorgensen raised a total of $72,505.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ron Jorgensen's campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Republican Party||$8,559|
|Bennett, Michael L||$5,500|
|Gleeson, John W||$4,500|
|Yockey, Ronald C||$4,000|
|Jensen Jr, Irving F||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$72,505|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Jorgensen raised $83,065 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Republican Party||$13,509|
|Yockey, Ronald C||$5,500|
|Bennett, Michael L||$5,500|
|Gleeson, John W||$5,000|
Jorgensen and his wife, Kathy, have two sons.
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- Official campaign website
- Iowa House of Representatives - Rep. Jorgensen
- Profile from Open States
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- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
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- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- 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
- 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, "Jorgensen, Ron," accessed September 19, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 2, 2014
Jeff Smith (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 6
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House District 54
| Succeeded by|
Linda Upmeyer (R)
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