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|Name = Dennis Guth
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|Position             = Iowa State Senate District 4
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|Position = Iowa State Senate District 4
|Status               = Candidate
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|Status = Incumbent
|Political party     = Republican
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|Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2013]] - Present
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|Base salary = $25,000/year
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Guth'''  is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
}}{{tnr}}'''Dennis Guth'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012#District 4|District 4]] of the [[Iowa State Senate]].
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Guth earned his B.S. in Agricultural Mechanization from Iowa State University.<ref name=website>[http://guthforsenate.com/ "guthforsenate," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
Guth attended Iowa State University, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Mechanization.<ref name=website>[http://guthforsenate.com/ "guthforsenate," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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==Committees assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Guth served on the following committees:
  
==Issues==
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{{Committee Assignments
===Campaign Themes===
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|State = Iowa
Guth's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
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|year = 2012
 
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|Chamber = State Senate
*"Stop and reverse federal encroachment on Iowa’s sovereignty and state’s rights."
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
*"Defend Iowa’s “English Only” law; and promote laws which prohibit illegal aliens from employment and state benefits."
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
*"Reduce the power and scope of unelected bureaucracies."
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|Committee3 = Local Government
*"Restore the right of parents to direct their children’s education, and Keep control of schools with the local school board, not with state or federal agencies."
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|Committee4 =
*"Defend Iowa’s “Right to Work” law."
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*"Defend Iowans from excessive, unjustified and punitive taxation."
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*"Restore and defend the right to life of all innocent persons, from fertilization to natural death."
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*"Restore our right to keep and bear arms and Defend against any infringement on the right to keep and bear arms."
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*"Restore traditional marriage by calling for a constitutional amendment which defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman."
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Guth is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 4. He defeated [[James E. Black]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and will face [[Bob Jennings]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SEN&map=DIST ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Results," June 5, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 18, 2012]</ref>
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Guth won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 4. He defeated [[James E. Black]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Bob Jennings]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 18, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 4, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Dennis Guth
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|candidate2 = Bob Jennings
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|votes1 = 16033
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|votes2 = 14299
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1412259 ''followthemoney.org'', "Guth, Dennis," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 82503
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 4]]
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===2012===
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|office= Iowa State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 82,503
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|org1 = Iowa Republican Party
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|org2 = Guth, Dennis R
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|org3 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org4 = Wright County Republican Central Cmte
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|org5 = Concordia Group
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|orgamount1 = 22555
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 3000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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*[http://guthforsenate.com/ Official campaign website]
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* [https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=12334 Sen. Guth's website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137900 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137900 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137900 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137900 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dennis-Guth-for-Iowa-Senate/273077376079149 Dennis Guth on Facebook]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dennis-Guth-for-Iowa-Senate/273077376079149 Dennis Guth on Facebook]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147532 2012]
  
 
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Dennis Guth
Dennis Guth.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolKlemme Community School
Bachelor'sIowa State University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dennis Guth is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Guth earned his B.S. in Agricultural Mechanization from Iowa State University.[1]

Committees assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Appropriations
Local Government

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Guth won election in the 2012 election for Iowa State Senate District 4. He defeated James E. Black in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Bob Jennings (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Guth 52.9% 16,033
     Democratic Bob Jennings 47.1% 14,299
Total Votes 30,332


Iowa State Senate, District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Guth 52.5% 2,581
James Black 47.5% 2,333
Total Votes 4,914

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Guth is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Guth raised a total of $82,503 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[4]

Dennis Guth's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 4 Won $82,503
Grand Total Raised $82,503

2012

Guth won election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Guth raised a total of $82,503.
Iowa State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dennis Guth's campaign in 2012
Iowa Republican Party$22,555
Guth, Dennis R$5,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,000
Wright County Republican Central Cmte$2,000
Concordia Group$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$82,503
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
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Iowa State Senate District 4
2013–present
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