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Deborah Berry

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Deborah Berry
Deborah Berry.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 62
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 12
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Waterloo City Council
Bachelor'sUpper Iowa University, 1998
Date of birthSeptember 2, 1958
Place of birthWaterloo. IA
ProfessionSite Coordinator, At-Risk Youth After School Program
Office website
Personal website
Deborah Berry (b. September 2, 1958) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 62 since 2013. She previously represented District 22 from 2003 to 2013. She served on the Waterloo City Council from 2000-2002.

Berry works as Site Coordinator with an At-Risk Youth After School Program.

She is a member of the Boys/Girls Club of America of Black Hawk County, Family and Children Council, Iowa Community Education Association, Iowa After school alliance, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, New Iowans Interim Committee, and Quakerdale.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Administration and Rules
Environmental Protection
Public Safety


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berry served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berry served on the following committees:



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Berry ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 62. Berry ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. No Republican candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]


See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Berry won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]


On November 4, 2008, Berry was re-elected to the 22nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives with no opposition. [5] She raised $38,381 for her campaign. [6]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 22
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Berry (D) 10,081

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010 Berry collected $11,300 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Deborah Berry's campaign in 2010
Iowa Credit Union League$1,500
Iowa Health Care Association$750
Iowa Dental Association$750
Iowa Association Of Realtors$750
Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives$500
Total Raised in 2010 $11,300


In 2008 Berry collected $38,381 in donations.[8]

Four of her largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Credit Union League $2,750
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,750
Great Plains Laborers District Council $1,600
International Association of Fire Fighters $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bruce Hunter (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 62
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Iowa House of Representatives District 22
Succeeded by
Greg Forristall (R)