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==Committee assignments==
==Committee assignments==
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:
*[[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate|Agriculture]]  
*[[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate|Agriculture]]  
*[[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Appropriations]]  
*[[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Appropriations]]  

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David Johnson
Iowa State Senate District 3
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 12
Assistant Minority Leader, Iowa State Senate
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa House of Representatives
Bachelor'sBeloit College, 1973
Place of birthWest Branch, IA
ProfessionDairy Farmer
Office website
David Johnson is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 3. Johnson served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002. He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2003 and has served in that position since. He is currently State Senate Assistant Minority Leader.

Johnson earned his BA in History from Beloit College in 1973.

Johnson has worked as a Newspaper Publisher/Editor and a Dairy Farmer.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Johnson served on these committees:



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Johnson won re-election to the 3rd District Seat in the Iowa State Senate on November 2. He had no opposition, and received 17,770 votes.

Johnson had no opposition in the June 8th Republican primary election.[1]

Iowa State Senate, District 3 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Johnson (R) 17,770 100%


On November 7, 2006, Johnson was re-elected to the 3rd District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Mel Berryhill (D).[2] Johnson raised $61,659 for his campaign, while Berryhill raised $39,286.[3]

Iowa State Senate, District 3 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Johnson (R) 12,328
Mel Berryhill (D) 11,162

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Johnson was up for re-election, he collected $83,582 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Hawaii State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Johnson (Iowa Senate)'s campaign in 2010
Iowa Corn Growers Association$4,000
Iowa Dental Association$3,500
John Deere & Co$3,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$3,000
Principal Life Insurance$2,250
Total Raised in 2010 $83,582


In 2006 Johnson collected $37,335 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Dental Association $3,500
Iowa Pork Producers Association $1,000
Iowa Health Care Association $1,000
Monsanto $1,000

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Preceded by
Kenneth Veenstra
Iowa Senate District 3
Succeeded by