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|Name                 = David Dawson
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|Name = David Dawson
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|Position             = Iowa House of Representatives District 14
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|Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 14
|Status               = Candidate
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|Status = Incumbent
|Political party     = Democratic
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|Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2013]] - Present
|Profession          = Lawyer
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
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|Assumed office = 2013
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|Political party = Democratic
|High school         = Willow Community
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|Base salary = $25,000/year
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|Per diem = $135/day
|Campaign website     = http://www.dawsonforiowa.com/
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
}}{{tnr}}'''David Dawson''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] Representative-elect for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 14|District 14]] of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''David Dawson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
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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Dawson earned Bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University and his J.D. from UCLA.<ref name=website>[http://www.dawsonforiowa.com/ "dawsonforiowa," Official Campaign Website]</ref>. His professional experience includes owning and operating his own law firm.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dawson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Human Resources
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|Committee3 = Judiciary
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|Committee4 = Public Safety
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
 
Dawson's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
 
Dawson's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
  
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
 
Dawson ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<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 April 23, 2012]</ref>
 
Dawson ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<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 April 23, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 14, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = David Dawson
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 = Greg Grupp
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|votes1 = 6617
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|votes2 = 4494
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Dawson
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|Full name = David Dawson
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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=141804 ''followthemoney.org'', "Dawson, David," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 103048
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 14]]
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|totalraised2010 = 205426
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|result2010 = Lost
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 1]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Dawson
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|full Name = David Dawson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147555
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|office= Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 103,048
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Afscme Iowa Council 61
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|org3 = Food & Commercial Workers District 431
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|org4 = Iowa Association for Justice
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|org5 = Operating Engineers Local 234
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|orgamount1 = 53382
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|orgamount2 = 16000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Dawson and his wife Liza have two children.<ref name=website/>
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Dawson and his wife, Liza, have two children.<ref name=website/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.dawsonforiowa.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=12348 Rep. Dawson's website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122051 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122051 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122051 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122051 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dawson-for-Iowa/350218038438 David Dawson on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dawson-for-Iowa/350218038438 David Dawson on Facebook]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147555 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121522 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:39, 16 October 2013

David Dawson
Dave Dawson.jpg
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$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolWillow Community High School
Bachelor'sIowa State University
J.D.UCLA
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David Dawson is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Dawson earned Bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University and his J.D. from UCLA.[1]. His professional experience includes owning and operating his own law firm.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Human Resources
Judiciary
Public Safety

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dawson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dawson raised a total of $308,474 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[4]

David Dawson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 14 Won $103,048
2010 Iowa State House, District 1 Defeated $205,426
Grand Total Raised $308,474

2012

Dawson won election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dawson raised a total of $103,048.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Dawson's campaign in 2012
Iowa Democratic Party$53,382
Afscme Iowa Council 61$16,000
Food & Commercial Workers District 431$5,000
Iowa Association for Justice$2,000
Operating Engineers Local 234$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$103,048
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

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

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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 14
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