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Revision as of 16:28, 6 June 2011

Dennis Cohoon
Dennis Cohoon.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 88
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 10, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Special Education Teacher
Website House website
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


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


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



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


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


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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