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==Political career==
 
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Northey has served as [[Iowa Secretary of Agriculture]] since January 2007. He was first elected in November 2006 and re-elected on November 2, 2010.
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Northey has served as [[Iowa Secretary of Agriculture]] since January 2007. He was first elected in November 2006 and re-elected on November 2, 2010. <ref> [http://whotv.com/2013/05/31/agribusiness-northey-responds-to-criticism-of-nutrient-strategy/ ''WHOTV,'' "AGRIBUSINESS: Northey Responds To Criticism Of Nutrient Strategy," May 31, 2013] </ref><ref> [http://www.1011now.com/news/headlines/Iowa-Nebraska-Ag-Officials-Talk-Trade-with-Turkey-210687131.html ''1011Now,'' "Iowa, Nebraska Ag Officials Talk Trade with Turkey,"  June 8, 2013] </ref><ref> [http://www.spencerdailyreporter.com/story/1977645.html ''The Daily Reporter,'' "NORTHEY ON: IOWA CROPS AND WEATHER," June 13, 2013]</ref><ref> [http://www.kalonanews.com/articles/2013/05/22/news/doc519ce9ef352df467425935.txt ''Kalona News,'' "State Sec. of Agriculture Bill Northey visits area," May 22, 2013] </ref><ref> [http://www.communitynewspapergroup.com/vinton_newspapers/article_0a28c4fc-cf80-11e2-b021-0019bb2963f4.html ''Community Newspaper Group,'' "Northey: Horse owners encouraged to vaccinate against West Nile virus," June 7, 2013] </ref><ref> [http://www.radioiowa.com/2013/05/30/iowa-ag-secretary-says-voluntary-approach-faster-path-to-improved-water-quality/ ''Radio Iowa,'' "Iowa Ag Secretary says voluntary approach faster path to improved water quality," May 30, 2013] </ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014]]''
  
Northey was exploring a potential bid for [[U.S. Senate]]. He would have run on the Republican ticket for the seat currently held by Sen. [[Tom Harkin]], a Democrat who plans to retire rather than run for re-election in 2014.<ref>[http://www.radioiowa.com/2013/03/01/iowa-ag-secretary-discussing-a-run-for-the-u-s-senate/ ''Radio Iowa,'' "Iowa Ag Secretary discussing a run for the U.S. Senate," March 1, 2013]</ref>  
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Northey was exploring a potential bid for [[U.S. Senate]]. He would have run on the Republican ticket for the seat currently held by Sen. [[Tom Harkin]], a Democrat who plans to retire rather than run for re-election in 2014.<ref>[http://www.radioiowa.com/2013/03/01/iowa-ag-secretary-discussing-a-run-for-the-u-s-senate/ ''Radio Iowa,'' "Iowa Ag Secretary discussing a run for the U.S. Senate," March 1, 2013]</ref> <ref> [http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/05/02/another-top-iowa-republican-bill-northey-decides-against-u-s-senate-run/article ''Des Moines Register,'' "Another top Iowa Republican, Bill Northey, decides against U.S. Senate run," May 2, 2013] </ref><ref> [http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/opinion/editorial/our-opinion-here-s-to-a-spirited-issue-focused-gop/article_006968b7-1564-5858-8269-51dcaf19428f.html ''Sioux City Journal,'' "OUR OPINION: Here's to a spirited, issue-focused GOP Senate race," June 12, 2013] </ref>
  
 
On May 2, 2013 Northey announced via Twitter that he would not be running in [[United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014|2014]] tweeting, "I have decided not to run for US #Senate. Thx for many kind, encouraging words. Hoping Congr King runs. Other good R candidates as well."<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/02/northey-wont-run-for-iowa-senate-seat-hopes-steve-king-will/?wprss=rss_politics&utm_source=feedly ''Washington Post'' "Northey won’t run for Iowa Senate seat, hopes Steve King will" Accessed May 2, 2013]</ref>
 
On May 2, 2013 Northey announced via Twitter that he would not be running in [[United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014|2014]] tweeting, "I have decided not to run for US #Senate. Thx for many kind, encouraging words. Hoping Congr King runs. Other good R candidates as well."<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/02/northey-wont-run-for-iowa-senate-seat-hopes-steve-king-will/?wprss=rss_politics&utm_source=feedly ''Washington Post'' "Northey won’t run for Iowa Senate seat, hopes Steve King will" Accessed May 2, 2013]</ref>

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Bill Northey
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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
Incumbent
In office
January 2, 2007 - Present
Term ends
2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
PredecessorPatty Judge (D)
Compensation
Base salary$103,212
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSpirit Lake High School (1977)
Bachelor'sIowa State University (1981)
Master'sSouthwest Minnesota State University (2004)
Personal
Place of birthSpirit Lake, Iowa
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionEvangelical Free
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Bill Northey is the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Northey, a Republican, first assumed office in January 2007 and won a second term in November 2010.

Biography

Northey is a fourth-generation farmer. He is the co-founder and president of Innovative Growers, LLC, and has served as a commissioner of the Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District. Northey served as President of the National Corn Growers Association from 1995 to 1996 and as chairman from 1996 to 1997.[1]

Education

  • MBA, Southwest Minnesota State University, 2004
  • Bachelor's, Agriculture Business, Iowa State University, 1981

Political career

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture (2007-present)

Northey has served as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture since January 2007. He was first elected in November 2006 and re-elected on November 2, 2010. [2][3][4][5][6][7]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014

Northey was exploring a potential bid for U.S. Senate. He would have run on the Republican ticket for the seat currently held by Sen. Tom Harkin, a Democrat who plans to retire rather than run for re-election in 2014.[8] [9][10]

On May 2, 2013 Northey announced via Twitter that he would not be running in 2014 tweeting, "I have decided not to run for US #Senate. Thx for many kind, encouraging words. Hoping Congr King runs. Other good R candidates as well."[11]

2010

Northey won re-election as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in the November 2010 election, defeating Democratic candidate Francis Thicke.[12]

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Northey Incumbent 62.9% 674,572
     Democratic Francis Thicke 37.1% 398,428
Total Votes 1,073,000
Election Results Via: Iowa Secretary of State

2006

Northey won election as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in the November 7, 2006 election, defeating Democratic candidate Denise O'Brien.[13]

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Northey 51.4% 523,539
     Democratic Denise O'Brien 48.6% 495,873
Total Votes 1,019,412
Election Results Via: Iowa Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Bill Northey's donors each year.[14] Click [show] for more information.


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Preceded by
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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
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