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  |First elected = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 47|November 4, 2014]]
 
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  |Profession = Attorney
 
  |Profession = Attorney
 
  |Religion = Catholic
 
  |Religion = Catholic
  |Office website = http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=10798
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  |Office website = http://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/legislator?ga=85&personID=9401
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  |Campaign website = http://chipbaltimore.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chip Baltimore''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chip Baltimore''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing [[Iowa House of Representatives District 47|District 47]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Baltimore earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Iowa State University and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. His professional experience includes working as Vice President and in-house counsel for Boone Bank & Trust Co., and partner in the law firm of Doran, Anderson & Baltimore.
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==Biography==
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Baltimore earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Iowa State University and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. His professional experience includes working as Vice President and in-house counsel for Boone Bank & Trust Co. and Partner in the law firm of Doran, Anderson & Baltimore.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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|Committee5 = Local Government  
 
|Committee5 = Local Government  
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2014====
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Baltimore's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://chipbaltimore.com/vision/ ''chipbaltimore.com'', "Vision," accessed September 26, 2014]</ref>
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'''Economy and Jobs'''
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*Excerpt: "It’s Time we began using our many advantages, such as our geographic location at the center of this country’s heartland, our superior agricultural assets, our hard work ethic, and our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, to create more and better jobs and bring companies from other states and countries to Iowa for their primary place of business."
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'''Fiscal Responsibility'''
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*Excerpt: "It’s Time for our government to lead by example, and stop spending money it doesn’t have.  We need leaders who have experience balancing budgets and are willing to make the hard choices necessary to keep our government’s spending in check."
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'''Superior Education'''
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*Excerpt: "It’s Time for our legislators to set higher expectations for our schools, teachers, administrators, students and parents, instead of lowering our standards.  We should stop pandering to special interest groups and start allowing our excellent teachers to teach and our local school boards to make the right decisions on how to create the best learning environment for our children."
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'''Family Values'''
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*Excerpt: "It’s Time we govern to endorse the family values that reflect the best our society has to offer, rather than enable actions or inactions that detract from those values.  Families are the foundation of our communities, and it is vital that we protect them."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{IA HD47 2014}}
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Baltimore ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 48. Baltimore ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Donovan Olson]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. The battle was a rematch from 2010.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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Baltimore ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 48. Baltimore ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012, and defeated [[Donovan Olson]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. The battle was a rematch from 2010.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/canvsummary.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results," accessed October 1, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
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===2010===
 
===2010===
Baltimore won election to the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating incumbent [[Donovan Olson]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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Baltimore won election to the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating incumbent [[Donovan Olson]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2010/gensummaryorr.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed October 1, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Baltimore
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|Full name = Chip Baltimore
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=141871 ''followthemoney.org'', "Baltimore, Chip," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 300202
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 47]]
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|totalraised2010 = 266131
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 48]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Baltimore
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|full Name = Chip Baltimore
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140186
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|office= Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 300,202
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|org1 = Iowa Republican Party
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|org2 = Iowa Association of Realtors
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|org3 = Iowa Bankers Association
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|org4 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org5 = Iowa State Bar Association
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|orgamount1 = 179862
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 4500
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|orgamount4 = 3500
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
In 2010, Baltimore raised $266,131 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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In 2010, Baltimore raised $266,131 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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Baltimore and his wife, Diana, have two children.
 
Baltimore and his wife, Diana, have two children.
  
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==Scorecards==
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{{Iowa legislature scorecards|Begin=2011|End=2020}}
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives]]
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives#Committees|Iowa House Committees]]
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives District 47]]
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=10798 Iowa House of Representatives - Rep. Chip Baltimore]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/legislator?ga=85&personID=9401 Profile from the Iowa House of Representatives]
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*[http://chipbaltimore.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000055/chip-baltimore/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122069 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122069 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122069 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122069 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121680 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140186 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121680 2010]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chip-Baltimore/160834634081132 Chip Baltimore on Facebook]
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*[https://twitter.com/ChipBaltimoreIA Chip Baltimore on Twitter]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chip-baltimore/14/63a/502 Chip Baltimore on LinkedIn]
  
 
==References==
 
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Chip Baltimore
Chip Baltimore.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 47
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIowa State University, 1988
J.D.University of Minnesota Law School, 1993
Personal
Place of birthOskaloosa, IA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chip Baltimore is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Baltimore earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Iowa State University and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. His professional experience includes working as Vice President and in-house counsel for Boone Bank & Trust Co. and Partner in the law firm of Doran, Anderson & Baltimore.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Baltimore served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Economic Growth
Judiciary, Chair
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

Economy and Jobs

  • Excerpt: "It’s Time we began using our many advantages, such as our geographic location at the center of this country’s heartland, our superior agricultural assets, our hard work ethic, and our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, to create more and better jobs and bring companies from other states and countries to Iowa for their primary place of business."

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Excerpt: "It’s Time for our government to lead by example, and stop spending money it doesn’t have. We need leaders who have experience balancing budgets and are willing to make the hard choices necessary to keep our government’s spending in check."

Superior Education

  • Excerpt: "It’s Time for our legislators to set higher expectations for our schools, teachers, administrators, students and parents, instead of lowering our standards. We should stop pandering to special interest groups and start allowing our excellent teachers to teach and our local school boards to make the right decisions on how to create the best learning environment for our children."

Family Values

  • Excerpt: "It’s Time we govern to endorse the family values that reflect the best our society has to offer, rather than enable actions or inactions that detract from those values. Families are the foundation of our communities, and it is vital that we protect them."

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Hans Erickson defeated Mark J. Trueblood in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Chip Baltimore was unopposed in the Republican primary. Erickson will face Baltimore in the general election.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 47 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHans Erickson 56.5% 175
Mark J. Trueblood 43.5% 135
Total Votes 310

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Baltimore ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 48. Baltimore ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012, and defeated Donovan Olson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. The battle was a rematch from 2010.[4][5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChip Baltimore Incumbent 52.4% 8,133
     Democratic Donovan Olson 47.6% 7,377
Total Votes 15,510

2010

Baltimore won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Donovan Olson (D) in the November 2 general election.[6]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 48 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChip Baltimore (R) 5,384
Donovan Olson (D) 5,361

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Baltimore is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Baltimore raised a total of $566,333 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[7]

Chip Baltimore's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 47 Won $300,202
2010 Iowa State House, District 48 Won $266,131
Grand Total Raised $566,333

2012

Baltimore won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Baltimore raised a total of $300,202.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chip Baltimore's campaign in 2012
Iowa Republican Party$179,862
Iowa Association of Realtors$10,000
Iowa Bankers Association$4,500
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,500
Iowa State Bar Association$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$300,202
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Baltimore raised $266,131 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $206,095
Kruck, Steve & Connie $5,100
Iowa Bankers Association $2,500
Baltimore, Chip $2,479

Personal

Baltimore and his wife, Diana, have two children.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Iowa

Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.

Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

An overview for scorecards in all 50 states can be found on this page. To contribute to the list of Iowa scorecards, email suggestions to scorecards@ballotpedia.org.

Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.

2012

In 2012, the 84th Iowa State Legislature was in session from January 9 to May 9.[9]

Legislators are scored on "their records on constitutional principles and civil liberties."
Legislators are scored on their votes on "key conservative issues."
Legislators are scored on their votes with or against SC's official position.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ralph Watts (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 47
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Donovan Olson
Iowa House of Representatives District 48
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Robert Bacon (R)