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  |Name = Helen Miller
 
  |Name = Helen Miller
 
  |Profile picture = Helen Miller.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Helen Miller.jpg
  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 49
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 9
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2002
 
  |First elected = 2002
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
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  |Campaign website = http://www.helenmillerforiowa.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.helenmillerforiowa.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Helen Miller''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 49th District since 2003.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Helen Miller''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 9. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Miller is an Attorney and Executive Director of Young at Art.
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Miller's professional experience includes working as an Attorney and Executive Director of Young at Art.
 
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She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center Board, Iowa State Bar Association, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Executive Committee, State Agricultural and Rural Leaders Inc Board, and Webster County Crime Stoppers.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32595 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Miller]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Economic Growth
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Miller has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Agriculture]], Ranking Member
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* [[Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Natural Resources]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*Subcommittee on Agriculture and Natural Resources (Joint Appropriations)
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture  
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|Committee2 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa  
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:
* [[Administration and Rules Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Administration and Rules]]
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* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Economic Growth Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Economic Growth]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Environmental Protection Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Environmental Protection]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Ethics Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Ethics]] (Chair)
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|year = 2009
*Subcommittee on International Relations (Chair)
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Administration and Rules  
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|Committee2 = Agriculture  
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|Committee3 = Economic Growth  
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|Committee4 = Environmental Protection  
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|Committee5 = Ethics  
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|Chair5 = Chair
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
 
Miller ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 9. Miller ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Matt Alcazar]] 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 May 15, 2012]</ref>
 
Miller ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 9. Miller ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Matt Alcazar]] 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 May 15, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 9, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Helen Miller
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Matt Alcazar
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|votes1 = 8399
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|votes2 = 5450
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010 Miller collected $34,235 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
 
In 2010 Miller collected $34,235 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Miller and her husband have three children.<ref>[http://www.helenmillerforiowa.com/Biography.html Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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Miller and her husband have three children.<ref>[http://www.helenmillerforiowa.com/Biography.html Official Campaign Website]</ref> She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center Board, Iowa State Bar Association, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Executive Committee, State Agricultural and Rural Leaders Inc Board, and Webster County Crime Stoppers.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32595 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Miller]</ref>  
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
*[http://www.helenmillerforiowa.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.helenmillerforiowa.com/ Official campaign website]
*[http://www.house.iowa.gov/miller/ Helen Miller's Official Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=219 Helen Miller on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=219 Helen Miller on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32595 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32595 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 14:18, 17 June 2013

Helen Miller
Helen Miller.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 9
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHoward University
Master'sOur Lady of the Lake University
J.D.Georgetown University
Personal
Place of birthNewark, NJ
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Helen Miller is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 9. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Miller's professional experience includes working as an Attorney and Executive Director of Young at Art.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Economic Growth
Natural Resources
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Miller ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 9. Miller ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Matt Alcazar in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHelen Miller Incumbent 60.6% 8,399
     Republican Matt Alcazar 39.4% 5,450
Total Votes 13,849

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Miller won re-election to the 49th District seat against Matt Alcazar (R). Miller had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 49 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngHelen Miller (D) 4,857
Matt Alcazar (R) 4,512

2008

On November 4, 2008, Miller was re-elected to the 49th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Michael J. Littzen (R). [4] Miller raised $34,363 for her campaign, while Littzen raised $4,422. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 49
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngHelen Miller (D) 7,901
Michael J. Littzen (R) 5,338

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 Miller collected $34,235 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[6]


2008

In 2008 Miller collected $34,363 in donations.[7]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,750
Iowa State Bar Association $2,100
Great Plains Laborers District Council $1,300
Monsanto $1,250

Personal

Miller and her husband have three children.[8] She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, Fort Des Moines Museum and Education Center Board, Iowa State Bar Association, National Black Caucus of State Legislators Executive Committee, State Agricultural and Rural Leaders Inc Board, and Webster County Crime Stoppers.[9]

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Preceded by
Stewart Iverson, Jr. (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 9
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
-
Iowa House of Representatives District 49
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Dave Deyoe (R)