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  political position  = Iowa House of Representatives District 88 |
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 88
  assumed office      = 1987 |
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  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 14, 2013]] |
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  |Tenure = 1987-Present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]]
  profession          = Special Education Teacher |
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|Assumed office = 1987
  website            = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=100 House website] |
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|Base salary = $25,000/year
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Cohoon''' (b. March 29, 1953) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 88th District since 1987.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Cohoon''' (b. March 29, 1953) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 88th District since 1987.
  

Revision as of 18:55, 16 October 2011

Dennis Cohoon
Dennis Cohoon.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 88
Incumbent
In office
1987-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 27
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1986
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIowa Wesleyan College, 1977
Associate'sSoutheastern Community College, 1974
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army National Guard
Years of service1973-1979
Personal
BirthdayMarch 29, 1953
Place of birthBurlington, IA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dennis Cohoon (b. March 29, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 88th District since 1987.

Cohoon is a Special Education Teacher at Burlington Community High School, and has served in the United States Army National Guard.

He is a member of the Burlington Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and the Oak Street Baptist Church.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cohoon has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cohoon won re-election to the 88th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 88 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Cohoon (D) 5,702
Dave Selmon (R) 4,022

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cohoon was re-elected to the 88th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives with no opposition. [3] He raised $22,014 for his campaign. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 88
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Cohoon (D) 10,248

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Cohoon collected $22,014 in donations.[5]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,500
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association $1,500
International Association of Fire Fighters $1,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 125 $1,000

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Political offices
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Iowa House of Representatives District 88
1987–present
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