John Kibbie

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John Kibbie
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Iowa State Senate District 4
Former member
In office
1964-1968, 1989-2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President, Iowa State Senate
2005-2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
1960-1964
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1951-1953
Personal
Date of birthJuly 14, 1929
Place of birthEmmetsburg, IA
ReligionCatholic
CandidateVerification
John P. Kibbie (b. July 14, 1929) is a former Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 4 from 1964 to 1968 and from 1989 to 2013. He resigned and did not run for re-election in 2012 because redistricting drew Kibbie into the same district as incumbent David Johnson (R).[1]

Kibbie served as President of the Iowa State Senate from 2005 to 2013. He also served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1960 to 1964. In 1968, he was a member of the National Convention Platform Committee.

Biography

Kibbie received his high school diploma in 1947. His professional experience includes working as a farmer and has served as Agricultural Advisor to a United States Congressmen. Kibbie served in the United States Army in Korea from 1951 to 1953.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Kibbie did not seek re-election in 2012. He officially tendered his resignation, effective January 1, 2013, on February 1, 2012. Due to redistricting Kibbie was drawn into the same district as David Johnson (R), who was last elected in 2010 and not up for re-election until 2014. Thus, if Kibbie had not resigned, Johnson would have had to stand for re-election two years before the expiration of his term.[1]

2008

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Kibbie was re-elected to the 4th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Ken Vaske (Grassroots for Life).[3] Kibbie raised $204,438 for his campaign, while Vaske raised $2,605.[4]

Iowa State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kibbie 71.3% 18,059
     Grassroots for Life Ken Vaske 28.7% 7,258
Total Votes 25,317

2004

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2004

On November 2, 2004, Kibbie won re-election to District 4 of the Iowa State Senate, defeating Harley Kohlhaas (R). Both candidates were unopposed in the June 8 primary election.[5][6]

Iowa State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kibbie 60% 17,642
     Republican Harley Kohlhaas 40% 11,764
Total Votes 29,406

2000

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2000

On November 7, 2000, Kibbie won re-election to District 4 of the Iowa State Senate, defeating Jeffrey Thee (R). Both candidates were unopposed in the June 6 primary election.[7][8]

Iowa State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kibbie 61.5% 15,246
     Republican Jeffrey Thee 38.5% 9,561
Total Votes 24,807

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kibbie is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Kibbie raised a total of $553,137 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 21, 2015.[9]

John Kibbie's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2008 Iowa State Senate, District 4 Won $311,122
2004 Iowa State Senate, District 4 Won $185,850
2000 Iowa State Senate, District 4 Won $56,165
Grand Total Raised $553,137

2008

Kibbie won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Kibbie raised a total of $311,122.

2004

Kibbie won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Kibbie raised a total of $185,850.

2000

Kibbie won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Kibbie raised a total of $56,165.

Personal

Kibbie and his wife, Kay, have six children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Iowa State Senate District 4
1989–2013
Succeeded by
Dennis Guth (R)