Jack Drake

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Jack Drake
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Iowa House of Representatives District 57
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 21
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
High schoolAtlantic High School
BirthdayJuly 29, 1934
Place of birthWalnut, IA
ReligionUnited Methodist
Office website
Jack Drake (b. July 29, 1934) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 57th District since 1993.

Drake is a farmer and President of the East Pottawattamie Extension Council.

He is a member of 4-H, Cattlemen's Association, Corn Growers, East Pottawattamie County Farm Bureau, Pottawattamie County Republican Central Committee, Pottawattamie County Taxpayers Association, Soybean Association, United Methodist Church, and the Walnut Area Development Association.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Drake won re-election to the 57th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 57
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJack Drake (R) 7,817


On November 4, 2008, Drake was re-elected to the 57th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Ron Rosmann (D). [3] Drake raised $40,590 for his campaign, while Rosmann raised $14,114. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 57
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJack Drake (R) 8,317
Ron Rosmann (D) 5,835

Campaign donors


In 2010 Drake collected $20,410 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jack Drake's campaign in 2010
Iowa Corn Growers Association$1,500
Iowa Credit Union League$1,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$1,000
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association$750
John Deere & Co$500
Total Raised in 2010 $20,410


In 2008 Drake collected $40,590 in donations.[6]

HIs four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $9,325
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,500
Iowa Credit Union League $2,500
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association $1,500

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