|Iowa House of Representatives District 8|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Garner High School, 1954|
|Birthday||May 8, 1936|
|Place of birth||Garner, IA|
|Profession||State Treasurer, Iowa Catholic Workman|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rayhons served on the following committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rayhons served on the following committees:
- Natural Resources (Ranking Member)
- Public Safety
- Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations
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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 8 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Henry V. Rayhons Incumbent||58.3%||1,428|
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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 11 General Election (2010)|
|Henry 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).  Rayhons raised $19,355 for his campaign, while Fairchild raised $682. 
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 11|
|Henry Rayhons (R)||8,379|
|Ann Marie Fairchild (D)||6,246|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010 Rayhons collected $26,172 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:
|Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Henry Rayhons's campaign in 2010|
|Iowa Farm Bureau||$2,252|
|Iowa Corn Growers Association||$1,500|
|Iowans For Tax Relief||$1,250|
|Iowa Republican Party||$1,138|
|Total Raised in 2010||$26,172|
In 2008 Rayhons collected $19,355 in donations.
Four of his largest contributors were:
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$1,500|
|Iowans for Tax Relief||$1,000|
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- Henry Rayhons on the Iowa Legislature Website
- Project Vote Smart Bio
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Rayhons
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results"
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012
- Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010
- 2008 Iowa Election results
- Iowa House of Reps., 2008 Money Raised
- 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates
- 2008 Contributions to Henry Rayhons
Tom W. Shaw (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 8
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 11
| Succeeded by|
Gary Worthan (R)
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