Wayne Ford

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Wayne Ford
Wayne Ford.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 65
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Radio Talk Show Host
Wayne Ford (b. 1951) was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 65th District from 1997 to 2011.

On March 16, 2010, Ford announced he would not be seeking re-election.[1]

Ford is Co-Founder/Host of the Brown & Black Presidential Forum. He has been a Radio Talk Show Host with Des Moines WHO-AM, Founder/Executive Director of Urban Dreams, and Founder/Consultant of Wayne Ford and Associates.

He is a member of the Des Moines Mid-City Business Association, Des Moines Young Men's Christian Association Midnight Basketball Committee, National Society of Fundraising Executives, and State of Iowa Juvenile Justice Advisory Council.[2]

Committee assignments



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ford did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Ford was re-elected to the 65th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating David Barnett (R).[3] Ford raised $36,053 for his campaign, while Barnett raised $250.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 65
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Ford (D) 7,870
David Barnett (R) 3,422

Campaign donors


In 2008 Ford collected $36,053 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Ford, Wayne W. $2,460
Iowa Democratic Party $2,251
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500
Iowa State Bar Association $1,300

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Political offices
Preceded by
Iowa House of Representatives District 65
Succeeded by
Ruth Ann Gaines