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Helen Miller
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Iowa House of Representatives District 49
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHoward University
Master'sOur Lady of the Lake University
J.D.Georgetown University
Place of birthNewark, NJ
Office website
Campaign website
Helen Miller is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 49th District since 2003.

Miller is an Attorney and Executive Director of Young at Art.

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.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



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.[2][3]


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.[4]

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


On November 4, 2008, Miller was re-elected to the 49th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Michael J. Littzen (R). [5] Miller raised $34,363 for her campaign, while Littzen raised $4,422. [6]

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


In 2010 Miller collected $34,235 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Helen Miller's campaign in 2010
Iowa Democratic Party$2,907
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,500
Iowa State Bar Association$1,450
Iowa Corn Growers Association$1,000
Koch Industries$900
Total Raised in 2010 $34,235


In 2008 Miller collected $34,363 in donations.[8]

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


Miller and her husband have three children.[9]

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