|Iowa House of Representatives District 14|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Willow Community High School|
|Bachelor's||Iowa State University|
Dawson earned B.S. in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University and his J.D. from UCLA. His professional experience includes owning and operating his own law firm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dawson served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Human Resources|
|• Public Safety|
Dawson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Jobs and the Economy
- Excerpt: "My number one priority will be to implement policies that will encourage job creation in Iowa."
- Excerpt: "I want to improve educational quality for all children and ensure students stay connected to schools and achieve their full potential."
- 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."
- Excerpt: "I will work to balance the state budget and prevent tax increases on working families and small businesses."
Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent David Dawson was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
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 general election on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Josh Byrnes ran in District 51 due to redistricting.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012|
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.
|David Dawson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 14||$103,048|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 1||$205,426|
|Grand Total Raised||$308,474|
2012Dawson 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|
Dawson and his wife, Liza, have two children.
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- Iowa House of Representatives
- Iowa House Committees
- Iowa House of Representatives District 14
- Iowa State Legislature
- Rep. Dawson's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- David Dawson on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- dawsonforiowa.com, "Official Campaign Website," accessed April 8, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed December 1, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 23, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Dawson, David," accessed September 19, 2013
Josh Byrnes (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 14
| Succeeded by|
State of Iowa
Des Moines (capital)
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