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{{tnr}}'''George Eichhorn''' (born in Davenport, [[Iowa]]) is a former member of the [[Iowa State Legislature]], representing District 9 for two years starting in 2005. On December 17, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the office of secretary of state and challenge incumbent [[Democrat]] [[Michael Mauro]] for the position. <ref>[http://theiowarepublican.com/home/2009/12/17/george-eichhorn-announces-for-iowa-secretary-of-state/ ''The Iowa Republican'' "George Eichhorn Announces for Iowa Secretary of State" 17 Dec. 2009]</ref>
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}}{{Sos2010}}{{tnr}}'''George Eichhorn''' (born in Davenport, [[Iowa]]) is a former member of the [[Iowa State Legislature]], representing District 9 for two years starting in 2005. On December 17, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the office of secretary of state and challenge incumbent [[Democrat]] [[Michael Mauro]] for the position.<ref>[http://theiowarepublican.com/home/2009/12/17/george-eichhorn-announces-for-iowa-secretary-of-state/ ''The Iowa Republican'', "George Eichhorn Announces for Iowa Secretary of State" 17 Dec. 2009]</ref>
  
 
==Education==
 
==Education==
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*Graduated from Davenport Central High School
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*Bachelor's degree, Drake University <small>'''(with honors)'''</small>
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*Juris Doctorate degree, Drake University Law School
  
==Electoral history==
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==Political issues==
===2004===
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====Illegal immigration====
*'''2004 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - [[Republican]] Primary'''
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In the midst of his tenure as a State Representative, Eichhorn voted in favor of House File 130, also known as the [[Iowa]] Dream Act.<ref>[http://coolice.legis.state.ia.us/Cool-ICE/default.asp?Category=billinfo&Service=Billbook&menu=false&ga=81&hbill=HF130 The Iowa Legislature - House File 130]</ref> The Dream Act "allows undocumented (or illegal) students to qualify for instate tuition and other scholarships/financial aid offered by the state."<ref>[http://www.iowacci.org/Issues/latino/latino_more_dreamact.htm Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement - The Dream Act]</ref><ref>[http://theiowarepublican.com/home/2010/05/17/eichhorn-schultz-immigration/ ''The Iowa Republican'', "Eichhorn, Schultz & Immigration" 17 May, 2010]</ref>
**George Eichhorn ran unopposed in this contest.
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa Secretary of State election, 2010]]''
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{{Election results boxtop
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|title=2010 Race for Secretary of State - [[Republican]] Primary<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/results/2010PrimaryResults.html#2 Iowa Secretary of State - 2010 Primary Election Results]</ref>
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{{Election results box|R|winner= {{Approved}}|candidatename=[[Matt Schultz]]|percentage=46.9%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=[[George Eichhorn]]|percentage=26.8%}}
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{{Election results box|R|candidatename=[[Chris Sanger]]|percentage=26.0%}}
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{{Election results box|Write-In|candidatename=|percentage=0.3%}}
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{{Election results boxbottom|Totalvotes=164,817}}
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===2008===
 
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2004 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - General Election <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2004/general/CanvassSummary.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2004 General Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2008 Race for [[United States Senate]] - [[Republican]] Primary<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialResultsReport2008Primary.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2008 Republican Primary Election Results]</ref>
 
|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
 
|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
 
! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
 
! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
 
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''George Eichhorn (R)'''
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Christopher Reed (R)'''
| align="right" | '''57.6%'''
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| align="right" | '''35.5%'''
 
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| colspan="2" | Sidney G. Baker (D)
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| colspan="2" | George Eichhorn (R)
| align="right" | 42.3%
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| align="right" | 34.6%
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Steve Rathje (R)
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| align="right" | 29.9%
 
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"            | '''13,330'''
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| align="right"            | '''70,416'''
 
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|- style="background-color:#000066; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2006 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - General Election <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2006 General Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2006 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - General Election<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2006 General Election Results]</ref>
 
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===2008===
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===2004===
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*'''2004 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - [[Republican]] Primary'''
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**George Eichhorn ran unopposed in this contest.
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2008 Race for [[United States Senate]] - [[Republican]] Primary <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialResultsReport2008Primary.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2008 Republican Primary Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2004 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - General Election<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2004/general/CanvassSummary.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2004 General Election Results]</ref>
 
|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
 
|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
 
! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
 
! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
 
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Christopher Reed (R)'''
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''George Eichhorn (R)'''
| align="right" | '''35.5%'''
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| align="right" | '''57.6%'''
 
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| colspan="2" | George Eichhorn (R)
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| colspan="2" | Sidney G. Baker (D)
| align="right" | 34.6%
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| align="right" | 42.3%
 
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| colspan="2" | Steve Rathje (R)
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right" | 29.9%
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| align="right"            | '''13,330'''
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|}
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===2002===
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*'''2002 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - [[Republican]] Primary'''
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**George Eichhorn ran unopposed in this contest.
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
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! colspan="5" | 2002 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 9 - General Election<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2002/results/Canvass%20Summary.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2002 General Election Results]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''George Eichhorn (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''58.7%'''
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| colspan="2" | Sidney G. Baker (D)
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| align="right" | 41.3%
 
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|-
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"            | '''70,416'''
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| align="right"            | '''9,401'''
 
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|}
  
===2010===
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===2000===
:: ''See also: [[Iowa Secretary of State election, 2010]]''
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
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! colspan="5" | 2000 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 14 - [[Republican]] Primary<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/primcanv.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2000 Republican Primary Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
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! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''George Eichhorn (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''58.0%'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Gary E. Nelson (R)
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| align="right" | 42.0%
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
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| align="right"            | '''960'''
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|}
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
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! colspan="5" | 2000 Race for [[Iowa House of Representatives]], District 14 - General Election<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfS/2000%20G%20IH.pdf Iowa Secretary of State - 2000 General Election Results]</ref>
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|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
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! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
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|-
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''George Eichhorn (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''53.3%'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Cherry L. Marsden (D)
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| align="right" | 46.7%
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|-
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
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| align="right"            | '''12,193'''
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|}
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==See also==
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*[[Iowa Secretary of State]]
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*[[Iowa Secretary of State election, 2010]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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[[File:Eichhorn_soslogo.jpg|thumb|[[Republican]] George Eichhorn for Secretary of State Campaign logo]]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=81&PID=14 The Iowa Legislature - Representative George Eichhorn biography]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=81&PID=14 The Iowa Legislature - Representative George Eichhorn biography]
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do;jsessionid=73F995606B03C50EA713E6EFBCDEF5E6?id=14&ga=80 The Iowa General Assembly - Representative George Eichhorn biography]
 
*[http://www.iowansforeichhorn.org/ Republican George Eichhorn for Secretary of State Campaign website]
 
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/George-Eichhorn-Secretary-of-State/237241575026 George Eichhorn's Facebook profile]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/George-Eichhorn-Secretary-of-State/237241575026 George Eichhorn's Facebook profile]
 
*[http://twitter.com/SayICorn George Eichhorn's Twitter account]
 
*[http://twitter.com/SayICorn George Eichhorn's Twitter account]
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George Eichhorn (born in Davenport, Iowa) is a former member of the Iowa State Legislature, representing District 9 for two years starting in 2005. On December 17, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the office of secretary of state and challenge incumbent Democrat Michael Mauro for the position.[1]

Education

  • Graduated from Davenport Central High School
  • Bachelor's degree, Drake University (with honors)
  • Juris Doctorate degree, Drake University Law School

Political issues

Illegal immigration

In the midst of his tenure as a State Representative, Eichhorn voted in favor of House File 130, also known as the Iowa Dream Act.[2] The Dream Act "allows undocumented (or illegal) students to qualify for instate tuition and other scholarships/financial aid offered by the state."[3][4]

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa Secretary of State election, 2010
2010 Race for Secretary of State - Republican Primary[5]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Matt Schultz 46.9%
     Republican Party George Eichhorn 26.8%
     Republican Party Chris Sanger 26.0%
     Write-In 0.3%
Total Votes 164,817

2008

2008 Race for United States Senate - Republican Primary[6]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Christopher Reed (R) 35.5%
George Eichhorn (R) 34.6%
Steve Rathje (R) 29.9%
Total votes 70,416

2006

2006 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 9 - General Election[7]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg McKinley Bailey (D) 55.2%
George Eichhorn (R) 44.8%
Total votes 10,295

2004

2004 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 9 - General Election[8]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg George Eichhorn (R) 57.6%
Sidney G. Baker (D) 42.3%
Total votes 13,330

2002

2002 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 9 - General Election[9]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg George Eichhorn (R) 58.7%
Sidney G. Baker (D) 41.3%
Total votes 9,401

2000

2000 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 14 - Republican Primary[10]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg George Eichhorn (R) 58.0%
Gary E. Nelson (R) 42.0%
Total votes 960
2000 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 14 - General Election[11]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg George Eichhorn (R) 53.3%
Cherry L. Marsden (D) 46.7%
Total votes 12,193

See also

External links

Republican George Eichhorn for Secretary of State Campaign logo

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