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She is a member of the 21st Century Forum, American Danish Brotherhood, Des Moines Arts Festival Board of Directors, Big Sister with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, on the Board of Directors of the Small Business Development Centers, and a member of the Walnut Hills Methodist Church.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32520 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Petersen]</ref>  
 
She is a member of the 21st Century Forum, American Danish Brotherhood, Des Moines Arts Festival Board of Directors, Big Sister with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, on the Board of Directors of the Small Business Development Centers, and a member of the Walnut Hills Methodist Church.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32520 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Petersen]</ref>  
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On April 15, 2011, Petersen announced that she will run for [[Iowa State Senate|Senate District 18]] in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 elections]].<ref name="2012senate">[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20110415/NEWS05/110415025/-1/config.omniture/Rep-Janet-Peterson-will-run-Iowa-Senate-2012 ''Des Moines Register'' "Rep. Janet Petersen will run for Iowa Senate in 2012," April 15, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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On April 15, 2011, Petersen announced that she will run for [[Iowa State Senate|Senate District 18]] in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 elections]].<ref name="2012senate"/>
 
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Janet Petersen
Janet Petersen.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 64
Incumbent
Assumed office
2001
Current term ends
2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House website
Janet Petersen (b. August 1, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 64th District since 2001.

Petersen served on the Staff of the 1992 Clinton/Gore Presidential Campaign, was a Lobbyist for the American Heart Association, and a Senior Account Executive for Strategic America.

She is a member of the 21st Century Forum, American Danish Brotherhood, Des Moines Arts Festival Board of Directors, Big Sister with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, on the Board of Directors of the Small Business Development Centers, and a member of the Walnut Hills Methodist Church.[1]

On April 15, 2011, Petersen announced that she will run for Senate District 18 in the 2012 elections.[2]

Committee assignments

Elections

2012

On April 15, 2011, Petersen announced that she will run for Senate District 18 in the 2012 elections.[2]

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Petersen won re-election to the 64th District seat against Dan Kennedy (R). Petersen had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. [3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 64 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Petersen (D) 6,689
Dan Kennedy (R) 3,626
Vicki Stogdill (Ind) 1,490

2008

On November 4, 2008, Petersen was re-elected to the 64th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Steve Svejda (R). [4] Petersen raised $75,960 for her campaign, while Svejda raised $444. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 64
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Petersen (D) 10,259
Steve Svejda (R) 5,034

Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008 Petersen collected $75,960 in donations.[6]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Credit Union League $9,500
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $4,000
Iowa Bankers Association $3,000
Qwest Communications $2,250

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