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|Iowa House of Representatives District 39|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Johnston High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Iowa|
Highfill attended the University of Iowa, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Highfill served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Local Government|
|• Natural Resources|
|• State Government, Vice-chair|
Highfill's website highlights the following campaign themes:
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."
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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 39 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Erik Helland Incumbent||47.9%||572|
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- Rep. Highfill's website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Jake Highfill on Facebook
- Jake Highfill on Twitter
Dawn Pettengill (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 39
| Succeeded by|
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