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|Iowa House of Representatives District 62|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Waterloo City Council|
|Bachelor's||Upper Iowa University, 1998|
|Date of birth||September 2, 1958|
|Place of birth||Waterloo. IA|
|Profession||Site Coordinator, At-Risk Youth After School Program|
Berry's professional experience includes working as a site coordinator with an at-risk youth after school program.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Berry served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Administration and Rules|
|• Environmental Protection|
|• Public Safety|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berry served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Government Oversight|
|• Local Government|
|• Public Safety|
|• Veterans Affairs|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berry served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Government Oversight|
|• Human Resources, Vice-chair|
|• Public Safety|
|• Rebuild Iowa and Disaster Recovery, Vice-chair|
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 Deborah L. Berry was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election. Berry was re-elected to another term.
Berry ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 62. Berry ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. No Republican candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
Berry won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 22|
|Deborah Berry (D)||10,081|
Comprehensive donor information for Berry is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Berry raised a total of $108,186 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Deborah Berry's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 62||$14,225|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 22||$11,300|
|2008||Iowa State House, District 22||$38,381|
|2006||Iowa State House, District 22||$18,582|
|2004||Iowa State House, District 22||$12,364|
|2002||Iowa State House, District 22||$13,334|
|Grand Total Raised||$108,186|
2012Berry won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Berry raised a total of $14,225.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Deborah Berry's campaign in 2012|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$1,000|
|Operating Engineers Local, Political Fund 6089||$1,000|
|Iowa Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Iowa Association of Realtors #6125||$1,000|
|Deere Pac Iowa #6027||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$14,225|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010 Berry collected $11,300 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:
|Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Deborah Berry's campaign in 2010|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$1,500|
|Iowa Healthcare Association||$750|
|Iowa Dental Association||$750|
|Iowa Association Of Realtors||$750|
|Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$11,300|
In 2008 Berry collected $38,381 in donations.
Four of her largest contributors were:
|Iowa Credit Union League||$2,750|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$1,750|
|Great Plains Laborers District Council||$1,600|
|International Association of Fire Fighters||$1,000|
Berry is a member of the Boys/Girls Club of America of Black Hawk County, Family and Children Council, Iowa Community Education Association, Iowa After school alliance, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, New Iowans Interim Committee and Quakerdale.
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- Iowa House of Representatives
- Iowa House Committees
- Iowa House of Representatives District 62
- Iowa State Legislature
- Deborah Berry's Personal Website
- Deborah Berry on the Iowa Legislature Website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- 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 May 15, 2012
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed October 1, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2008 Money raised by House candidates," accessed April 8, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Berry, Deborah L," accessed September 19, 2013
- Follow The Money, "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 8, 2014
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 2, 2014
Bruce Hunter (D)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 62
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 22
| Succeeded by|
Greg Forristall (R)
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