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! colspan="5" | 2010 Race for Secretary of State - [[Republican]] Primary <ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2010/by_county/IA_Secretary_of_State_0608.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press - Iowa Attorney General Primary Election Results]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''[[Matt Schultz]] (R)'''
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| colspan="2" | George Eichhorn (R)
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| align="right" | 26.9%
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| colspan="2" | [[Chris Sanger]] (R)
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| align="right" | 26.1%
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Revision as of 23:44, 9 June 2010

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]

Electoral history

2000

2000 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 14 - Republican Primary [5]
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 [6]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg George Eichhorn (R) 53.3%
Cherry L. Marsden (D) 46.7%
Total votes 12,193

2002

2002 Race for Iowa House of Representatives, District 9 - General Election [7]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg George Eichhorn (R) 58.7%
Sidney G. Baker (D) 41.3%
Total votes 9,401

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

2006

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

2008

2008 Race for United States Senate - Republican Primary [10]
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

2010

See also: Iowa Secretary of State election, 2010
2010 Race for Secretary of State - Republican Primary [11]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Matt Schultz (R) 47.0%
George Eichhorn (R) 26.9%
Chris Sanger (R) 26.1%
Total votes 164,073

External links

Republican George Eichhorn for Secretary of State Campaign logo

References