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  |Name = Dennis Black
  political position  = Iowa State Senate District 21 |
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 15
  assumed office      = 1995 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]] |
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  |Tenure = 1995-Present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
  profession          = Retired Conservationist |
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|Assumed office = 1995
  website            = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=129 Senate website] |
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
   
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Black''' (b. December 18, 1939) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 21. Black served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1982 to 1994.  He then joined the Iowa State Senate in 1995.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Black''' (b. December 18, 1939) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012 and also served a term from 1995 to 2013. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1982 to 1994.
  
Black earned his BS in Forest Management from Utah State University, Logan, in 1963.  He went on to receive his MS in Natural Resources Economics in 1965.
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Black earned his B.S. in Forest Management from Utah State University, Logan, in 1963 and his M.S. in Natural Resources Economics in 1965. His professional experience includes working as a natural resources consultant, conservationist, District Commissioner for Jasper County Soil Conservation, and Director of the Jasper County Conservation Board.
 
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Black is a Natural Resources Consultant and Conservationist.  He has worked as District Commissioner for Jasper County Soil Conservation.  He is also past Director of the Jasper County Conservation Board.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Black served on the following committees:
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources & Environment
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Veterans Affairs
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Black has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Black served on these committees:
*[[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate|Agriculture]]
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*[[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Appropriations]]
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*[[Natural Resources & Environment Committee, Iowa State Senate|Natural Resources & Environment]] ''Vice Chair''
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*[[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate|Veterans Affairs]]
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|State = Iowa
*[[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa State Senate|Ways and Means]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture  
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|Committee2 = Appropriations  
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources & Environment  
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Veterans Affairs
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means  
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Black served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Black served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[Environment & Energy Independence Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[State Government Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Environment & Energy Independence  
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources  
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|Committee4 = State Government  
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|Committee5 = Veterans Affairs  
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==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, a year in which Black was up for re-election, he collected $131,418 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $131,418
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Iowa Farm Bureau
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|org3 = Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives
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|org4 = Associated General Contractors Of Iowa
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|org5 = Brownell Iii, Frank
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|orgdonor1 = $39,699
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|orgdonor2 = $5,991
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|orgdonor3 = $5,500
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|orgdonor4 = $5,000
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|orgdonor5 = $5,000
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|}}
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
 
In 2006 Black collected $129,131 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80085 2006 Contributions to Dennis Black]</ref>
 
In 2006 Black collected $129,131 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80085 2006 Contributions to Dennis Black]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.
 
Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Dennis + Black + Iowa + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Dennis+Black+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Dennis Black News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
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*[http://www.senate.iowa.gov/black/ Sen. Black's Website]
 
 
*[http://www.black4senate.com/ Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.black4senate.com/ Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=129 Official Iowa State Senate website of Dennis Black]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=129 Official Iowa State Senate website of Dennis Black]
* [http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Results for the November 2, 2010 general election, Iowa]
 
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6416 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6416 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=6416 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=6416 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96435 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80085 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70859 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8309 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27693 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27397 1998]  
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96435 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80085 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70859 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8309 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27693 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27397 1998]  
*[http://politifi.com/news/ReElect-Senator-Dennis-Black-Welcome-Senator-Dennis-Blacks-Website-863407.html Politifi Profile]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 15:55, 20 September 2013

Dennis Black
Dblack.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 15
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
1982-1994
Education
Bachelor'sUtah State University, Logan, 1963
Master'sUtah State University, Logan, 1965
Personal
BirthdayDecember 18, 1939
Place of birthRandolph, NE
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Dennis Black (b. December 18, 1939) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012 and also served a term from 1995 to 2013. He previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1982 to 1994.

Black earned his B.S. in Forest Management from Utah State University, Logan, in 1963 and his M.S. in Natural Resources Economics in 1965. His professional experience includes working as a natural resources consultant, conservationist, District Commissioner for Jasper County Soil Conservation, and Director of the Jasper County Conservation Board.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Appropriations
Natural Resources & Environment, Vice-chair
Veterans Affairs
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Black defeated Republican candidate Joe Pirillo by a margin of 13,517 to 12,321 in the November 2 general election. [1]

In the June 8 primary election, Black ran unopposed. [2]

Iowa State Senate, District 21 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Black (D) 13,517 52.3%
Joe Pirillo (R) 12,321 47.7%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Black was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Tim Morgan (R). [3] Black raised $129,131 for his campaign, while Morgan raised $64,303. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 21 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Black (D) 13,486
Tim Morgan (R) 10,456

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Black was up for re-election, he collected $131,418 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Iowa State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dennis Black's campaign in 2010
Iowa Democratic Party$39,699
Iowa Farm Bureau$5,991
Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives$5,500
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$5,000
Brownell Iii, Frank$5,000
Total Raised in 2010 $131,418

2006

In 2006 Black collected $129,131 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Senate Majority Fund $19,458
Iowa Farm Bureau $7,215
Iowa Democratic Party $6,500
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $4,250

Personal

Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Dennis + Black + Iowa + Senate

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Dvorsky (D)
Iowa State Senate District 15
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa State Senate District 21
1995–2013
Succeeded by
Matt McCoy (D)