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|Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 39
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Jake Highfill'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 39|District 39]] of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]].<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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}}{{tnr}}'''Jake Highfill'''  is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
==Elections==
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Highfill earned his B.S. in Business from the University of Iowa.<ref name=website>[http://jakeforiowa.com "jakeforiowa," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
===2012===
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Highfill 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 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 =  Local Government
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|Committee3 = Natural Resources
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|Committee4 = State Government
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Highfill's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
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'''Honor the Constitution'''
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*Excerpt:"I believe in personal freedoms and that the individual should be responsible for the choices they make and not the government."
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'''Lower Taxes and Remove Regulations on Iowa’s Job Creators'''
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*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."
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'''Defend the 2nd Amendment'''
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*Excerpt:"As your State Representative, I will stand firmly with gun owners and protect their rights."
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'''Protect the Sanctity of Life'''
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*Excerpt:"I believe that life begins at conception and that taxpayer dollars should not go to fund abortions."
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'''Decrease the Size of Government'''
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*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."
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==Elections==
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===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Highfill is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 39. Highfill is running against incumbent [[Erik Helland]] in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. [[Kelsey Clark]] is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.  
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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>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 39, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Jake Highfill
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 = Kelsey Clark
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|votes1 = 9218
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|votes2 = 8466
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}}
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber= Iowa House of Representatives, District 39
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|party= Republican
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|winner1 = Jake Highfill
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|candidate2 =  Erik Helland
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|Inc2 = Y
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|votes1 = 622
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|votes2 = 572
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Highfill
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|Full name = Jake Highfill
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1412325 ''followthemoney.org'', "Highfill, Jake," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 29754
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 39]]
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===2012===
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|name = Highfill
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|office= Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 29,754
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|org1 = Iowa Republican Party
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|org2 = Highfill, Jake A
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|org3 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org4 = Highfill, Brent
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|org5 = Citizens for Preservation of Racing
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|orgamount1 = 9063
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|orgamount2 = 6400
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|orgamount3 = 3000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
 
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==External links==
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*[https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=12361 Rep. Highfill's website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137966 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137966 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/jake.highfill Jake Highfill on Facebook]
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*[https://twitter.com/#!/JakeforIowa Jake Highfill on Twitter]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147616 2012]
  
 
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Revision as of 03:31, 18 October 2013

Jake Highfill
Jake Highfill.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 39
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolJohnston High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa
Personal
ProfessionEntrepreneur
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jake Highfill is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Highfill earned his B.S. in Business from the University of Iowa.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Local Government
Natural Resources
State Government, Vice-chair

Issues

Campaign themes

Highfill's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

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.[2]

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Highfill is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Highfill raised a total of $29,754 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[3]

Jake Highfill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 39 Won $29,754
Grand Total Raised $29,754

2012

Highfill won election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Highfill raised a total of $29,754.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jake Highfill's campaign in 2012
Iowa Republican Party$9,063
Highfill, Jake A$6,400
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,000
Highfill, Brent$2,000
Citizens for Preservation of Racing$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$29,754
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dawn Pettengill (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 39
2013–present
Succeeded by
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