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Iowa State Senate District 14
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 2
Prior offices
Wayne County Board of Supervisors
Amy Sinclair is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 14 since 2013.

Sinclair operates a 60-head cow/calf operation in Wayne County, Iowa.[1]


Campaign Themes

Sinclair's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • "Education is a top priority for Amy. She will advocate for strong local control of schools; improved teacher, student and parent accountability; and renewed pre-eminence for Iowa’s educational system."
  • "To make southern Iowa and our great state flourish, it is vital we reduce the cumbersome regulations that inhibit economic growth."
  • "Amy believes a government that governs least is the best and that the most effective, responsible and responsive government is government closest to the people."
  • "She has been elected twice to the Wayne County Board of Supervisors. She understands the importance of economic development in our rural areas, and that agriculture is the backbone of Iowa’s economy."
  • "Amy believes in traditional values. She serves God, honors human life, and supports marriage."



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Sinclair ran in the 2012 election for Iowa State Senate District 14. She defeated Stephanie Jones and Steven Everly in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Sinclair defeated Dick Schrad (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Sinclair 60.9% 17,141
     Democratic Dick Schrad 39.1% 11,011
Total Votes 28,152

Iowa State Senate, District 14 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Sinclair 66.1% 2,652
Steven Everly 27.8% 1,116
Stephanie Jones 6.2% 247
Total Votes 4,015

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Preceded by
Pam Jochum (D)
Iowa State Senate District 14
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