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}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Black''' (b. December 18, 1939) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 15 sicne 2013. He previously represented District 21 from 1995 to 2013. Black previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1982 to 1994.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Black''' (b. December 18, 1939) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing [[Iowa State Senate District 15|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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==Biography==
 
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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.
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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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate 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. <ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Iowa State Senate Official General Election Results]</ref>  
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Black defeated Republican candidate [[Joe Pirillo]] by a margin of 13,517 to 12,321 in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/results/index.html#9 ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 election results," accessed December 24, 2013]</ref>  
  
In the June 8 primary election, Black ran unopposed. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/results/2010PrimaryResults.html Official Iowa Senate Primary Election Results]</ref>
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In the June 8 primary election, Black ran unopposed.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2010/canvsummary.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
===2006===
On November 7, 2006, Black was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Tim Morgan (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf 2006 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Black raised $129,131 for his campaign, while Morgan raised $64,303. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 2006 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
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On November 7, 2006, Black was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Tim Morgan (R).<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2006 General election results," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref> Black raised $129,131 for his campaign, while Morgan raised $64,303.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 ''Follow The Money'', "Funds raised by 2006 Senate candidates," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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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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 ''Follow The Money'', "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
 
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
 
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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>
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In 2006 Black collected $129,131 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80085 ''Follow The Money'', "2006 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
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==Personal==
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Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==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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==See also==
==Personal==
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* [[Iowa State Senate]]
 
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* [[Iowa State Senate#Committees|Iowa Senate Committees]]
Black and his wife, Faun Stewart, have three children.
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* [[Iowa State Senate District 15]]
 
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
*[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]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000007/dennis-black/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6416 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6416 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[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]
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*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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==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 16:30, 3 July 2014

Dennis Black
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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
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.

Biography

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

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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)