Richard Arnold

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Richard Arnold
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Iowa House of Representatives District 72
Former Member
In office
1995-2013
Term ends
January 11, 2015
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Lucas County Board of Supervisors
1987-1994
Education
Bachelor'sIowa State University, 1968
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 9, 1945
Place of birthRussell, IA
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Richard Arnold (b. February 9, 1945) is a former Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 72 from 1995 to 2013. Prior to joining the House he served on the Lucas County Board of Supervisors from 1987-1994.

Arnold is the Owner and Operator of Arnold Farm and Trucking.

He is a member of Ducks Unlimited, Farm Bureau, Iowa Cattlemen's Association, Pheasants Forever, and Russell Methodist Church.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Arnold won re-election to the 72nd District seat against Deb Ballalatak (D). Arnold had no opposition in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 72 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Arnold (R) 7,264
Deb Ballalatak (D) 3,528

2008

On November 4, 2008, Arnold was re-elected to the 72nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating James DeMichelis, Jr. (D).[3] Arnold raised $15,300 for his campaign, while DeMichelis raised $285.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 72
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Arnold (R) 9,043
James DeMichelis, Jr. (D) 4,409

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Arnold collected $18,255 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Arnold's campaign in 2010
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,000
Iowa Farm Bureau$1,255
Iowa Republican Party$1,119
Iowa Bankers Association$1,000
Iowa Corn Growers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $18,255

2008

In 2008 Arnold collected $15,300 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,500
John Deere & Co. $1,750
Iowa Farm Bureau $1,000
Iowa Bankers Association $1,000
Iowans for Tax Relief $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 72
1995–2013
Succeeded by
Dean Fisher (R)