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Gary Worthan
Gary Worthan.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 52
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 9
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sIowa State University
Place of birthStorm Lake, IA
Office website
Gary Worthan (b. 1954) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 52nd District since winning a special election in December 2006.

Worthan works as a farmer. He is a member of the Buena Vista County 4-H Committee, Buena Vista Cattleman's Association Board, Buena Vista County Extension Council, and the Farm Bureau.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Worthan won re-election to the 52nd District seat against Danuta Hutchins (D). Worthan had no opposition in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 52 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Worthan (R) 6,076
Danuta Hutchins (D) 2,175


On November 4, 2008, Worthan was re-elected to the 52nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Russell P. Camerer (D). [3] Worthan raised $28,932 for his campaign, while Camerer raised $1,151. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 52
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGary Worthan (R) 7,362
Russell P. Camerer (D) 3,843

Campaign donors


In 2010 Worthan collected $24,259 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gary Worthan's campaign in 2010
Iowa Republican Party$2,001
Iowa Corn Growers Association$2,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,000
Iowa Farm Bureau$1,252
Agribusiness Association Of Iowa$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $24,259


In 2008 Worthan collected $28,932 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $5,739
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,750
Iowans for Tax Relief $2,500
Iowa Farm Bureau $1,178

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