|Iowa House of Representatives District 72|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|High school||South Tama High School (1975)|
|Bachelor's||Electronics Engineering Technology, DeVry Institute of Technology|
|Profession||Electronics / Farmer|
Fisher earned his B.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology from DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago. His professional experience includes working as a profit & loss manager for Motorola and farmer.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Fisher served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Natural Resources, Vice chair|
|• Public Safety|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Fisher served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Local Government|
|• Natural Resources, Vice chair|
Fisher's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Common Sense budgeting
- Excerpt: "Do not spend more than the state takes in"
Common Sense Job Creation
- Excerpt: "Reduce taxes to grow businesses"
Common Sense Government
- Excerpt: "Photo ID at the polls"
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. Ben Westphal was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Dean Fisher was unopposed in the Republican primary. Westphal faced Fisher in the general election. Incumbent Fisher defeated Westphall in the general election.
|Iowa House of Representatives District 72, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Dean Fisher Incumbent||63.4%||7,362|
Fisher won election in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 72. Fisher ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012, and defeated Nathan Wrage (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 72, General Election, 2012|
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- Iowa House of Representatives
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- Profile from the Iowa House of Representatives
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Dean Fisher on LinkedIn
- deanfisher.com, "Official campaign website," accessed September 29, 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
Richard Arnold (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 72
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