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  |Name = Henry Rayhons
 
  |Name = Henry Rayhons
 
  |Profile picture = Henry Rayhons.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Henry Rayhons.jpg
  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 11
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 8
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 1997-Present
 
  |Tenure = 1997-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 = 1997
 
  |Assumed office = 1997
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
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  |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 = 1996
 
  |First elected = 1996
 
  |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 =  
 
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  |Campaign website =  
 
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  |Personal website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Henry Rayhons''' (b. May 8, 1936) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 11th District since 1997.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Henry Rayhons''' (b. May 8, 1936) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.
  
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.
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Rayhons's professional experience includes working as State Treasurer of the Iowa Catholic Workman, State Director of the Iowa Farm Bureau, Soil Commissioner for the Hancock Soil Construction District, and a farmer.
 
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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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=10998 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Rayhons]</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, Rayhons 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 = Local Government
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Public Safety
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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, Rayhons has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rayhons served on the following committees:
* [[Local Government Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Local Government]]
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Natural Resources]], Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Veterans Affairs]]
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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 = Local Government  
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources  
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Public Safety  
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|Committee4 = Veterans Affairs  
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rayhons served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rayhons served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Natural Resources]] (Ranking Member)
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture  
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources  
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|Committee3 = Public Safety  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Rayhons is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 8. Rayhons defeated [[Bob Dishman]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election takes place 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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Rayhons ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 8. Rayhons defeated [[Bob Dishman]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place 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>
  
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010 Rayhons collected $26,172 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 Rayhons collected $26,172 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==
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Rayhons 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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=10998 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Rayhons]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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Revision as of 14:16, 17 June 2013

Henry Rayhons
Henry Rayhons.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 8
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolGarner High School, 1954
Personal
BirthdayMay 8, 1936
Place of birthGarner, IA
ProfessionState Treasurer, Iowa Catholic Workman
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Henry Rayhons (b. May 8, 1936) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Rayhons's professional experience includes working as State Treasurer of the Iowa Catholic Workman, State Director of the Iowa Farm Bureau, Soil Commissioner for the Hancock Soil Construction District, and a farmer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Local Government
Natural Resources, Chair
Public Safety
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rayhons ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 8. Rayhons defeated Bob Dishman in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 8 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHenry V. Rayhons Incumbent 58.3% 1,428
Bob Dishman 41.7% 1,021
Total Votes 2,449

2010

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.[3]

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

2008

On November 4, 2010, Rayhons was re-elected to the 11th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Ann Marie Fairchild (D). [4] Rayhons raised $19,355 for his campaign, while Fairchild raised $682. [5]

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 Rayhons collected $26,172 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[6]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Henry Rayhons's campaign in 2010
Iowa Farm Bureau$2,252
Gen Contractors$1,500
Iowa Corn Growers Association$1,500
Iowans For Tax Relief$1,250
Iowa Republican Party$1,138
Total Raised in 2010 $26,172

2008

In 2008 Rayhons collected $19,355 in donations.[7]

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

Personal

Rayhons 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.[8]

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Preceded by
Tom W. Shaw (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 8
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
-
Iowa House of Representatives District 11
1997–2013
Succeeded by
Gary Worthan (R)