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Highfill ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 39. Highfill defeated incumbent [[Erik Helland]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Highfill defeated [[Kelsey Clark]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20120605/NEWS09/120605033/0/LIFE/?odyssey=nav|head&nclick_check=1 ''Des Moines Register'' "Primary Results," June 6, 2012]</ref>  
 
Highfill ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 39. Highfill defeated incumbent [[Erik Helland]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Highfill defeated [[Kelsey Clark]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20120605/NEWS09/120605033/0/LIFE/?odyssey=nav|head&nclick_check=1 ''Des Moines Register'' "Primary Results," June 6, 2012]</ref>  
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Revision as of 14:24, 4 December 2012

Jake Highfill
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 39
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolJohnston
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa
Personal
ProfessionEntrepreneur
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jake Highfill is a 2012 Republican Representative-elect for District 39 of the Iowa House of Representatives.[1][2]

Highfill attended the University of Iowa, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business.[3]

Issues

Campaign Themes

Highfill's website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

Honor the Constitution

  • Excerpt:"I believe in personal freedoms and that the individual should be responsible for the choices they make and not the government."

Lower Taxes and Remove Regulations on Iowa’s Job Creators

  • Excerpt:"The best way to create private sector jobs is for the government to get out of the way and let job creators run their business."

Defend the 2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt:"As your State Representative, I will stand firmly with gun owners and protect their rights."

Protect the Sanctity of Life

  • Excerpt:"I believe that life begins at conception and that taxpayer dollars should not go to fund abortions."

Decrease the Size of Government

  • Excerpt:"I believe a smaller government will help our community grow and prosper and it is what I will fight for at the State Capitol as your Representative."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Highfill ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 39. Highfill defeated incumbent Erik Helland in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Highfill defeated Kelsey Clark (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJake Highfill 52.1% 9,218
     Democratic Kelsey Clark 47.9% 8,466
Total Votes 17,684


Iowa House of Representatives, District 39 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJake Highfill 52.1% 622
Erik Helland Incumbent 47.9% 572
Total Votes 1,194

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