Erik Helland

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Erik Helland
Erik Helland.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 69
Former Member
In office
2009-2013
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Whip, Iowa State House of Representatives
2011-present
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
J.D.Drake University Law School
Personal
Place of birthGrimes, IA
ProfessionBanker
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Erik Helland is a former Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 69 from 2009 to 2013.

Helland is a banker and farmer.

He is a member of the Des Moines Young Variety Board, and President of the Grimes Lions Club.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Helland served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Helland ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 39. Helland lost to Jake Highfill in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 39 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJake Highfill 52.1% 622
Erik Helland Incumbent 47.9% 572
Total Votes 1,194

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Helland won re-election to the 69th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 69
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngErik Helland (R) 14,681


2008

On November 4, 2008, Helland was elected to the 69th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Richard Sosalla (D). [5] Helland raised $134,221 for his campaign, while Sosalla raised $0. [6]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 69
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngErik Helland (R) 14,228
Richard Sosalla (D) 9,111

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Helland collected $99,130 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Erik Helland's campaign in 2010
Ruan Companies$7,000
Kimball, William C$5,250
Citizens For Preservation Of Racing$5,000
Iowa Bankers Association$4,750
Freedom First PAC Iowa$3,500
Total Raised in 2010 $99,130

2008

In 2008 Helland collected $134,221 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowans for Tax Relief $80,500
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $3,500
Crookham-Johnson, Diane $3,000
Iowa Republican Party $2,931

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 69
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Kirsten Running-Marquardt (D)