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Henry Rayhons
Henry Rayhons.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 11
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 18
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
High schoolGarner High School, 1954
Date of birthMay 8, 1936
Place of birthGarner, IA
ProfessionState Treasurer, Iowa Catholic Workman
Office website
Henry Rayhons (b. May 8, 1936) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 11th District since 1997.

Rayhons is State Treasurer of the Iowa Catholic Workman. He has previously been State Director of the Iowa Farm Bureau, Soil Commissioner for the Hancock Soil Construction District, and a farmer.

He is a member of the American Dairy Association, Farm Bureau, Garner Lions, Hancock County Soil, Conservation Commissioners, Iowa Beef Producers, Iowa Catholic Workman, Iowa Corn Growers, and the Iowa Soybean Association.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rayhons won re-election to the 11th District seat against Ann Marie Fairchild (D). In the June 8th primary election, Rayhons defeated Republican primary opponent Dennis M. Olson by a margin of 2,030 to 734. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 11 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Rayhons (R) 7,286
Ann Marie Fairchild (D) 3,916


On November 4, 2010, Rayhons was re-elected to the 11th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Ann Marie Fairchild (D). [3] Rayhons raised $19,355 for his campaign, while Fairchild raised $682. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 11
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Rayhons (R) 8,379
Ann Marie Fairchild (D) 6,246

Campaign donors


In 2008 Rayhons collected $19,355 in donations.[5]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500
Peninsula Gaming $1,500
Iowans for Tax Relief $1,000
Dryden, Steve $1,000

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