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}}{{tnr}}'''David Dawson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 14 since 2013.
  
 
Dawson has owned and operated his own law firm since 2010. He attended UCLA, receiving a Juris Doctorate. He also earned Bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University.<ref name=website>[http://www.dawsonforiowa.com/ "dawsonforiowa," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
Dawson has owned and operated his own law firm since 2010. He attended UCLA, receiving a Juris Doctorate. He also earned Bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University.<ref name=website>[http://www.dawsonforiowa.com/ "dawsonforiowa," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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Revision as of 14:16, 16 January 2013

David Dawson
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Iowa House of Representatives District 14
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Education
High schoolWillow Community High School
Bachelor'sIowa State University
J.D.UCLA
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
CandidateVerification
David Dawson is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 14 since 2013.

Dawson has owned and operated his own law firm since 2010. He attended UCLA, receiving a Juris Doctorate. He also earned Bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University.[1]

Issues

Campaign Themes

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

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt:"my number one priority will be to implement policies that will encourage job creation in iowa."

Education

  • Excerpt:"I want to improve educational quality for all children and ensure students stay connected to schools and achieve their full potential."

Workers

  • Excerpt:"I will work to improve health insurance quality and reduce health insurance costs so health care is more accessible and affordable for all workers and their children."

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Excerpt:"I will work to balance the state budget and prevent tax increases on working families and small businesses."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dawson ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 14. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Greg Grupp in the November 6, 2012 general election. Incumbent Josh Byrnes ran in District 51 due to redistricting.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Dawson 59.6% 6,617
     Republican Greg Grupp 40.4% 4,494
Total Votes 11,111

Personal

Dawson and his wife Liza have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Josh Byrnes (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 14
2013–present
Succeeded by
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