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{{tnr}}'''Janet Petersen''' (b. August 1, 1970) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 18 since 2013. She previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 64 from 2001 to 2013.
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{{tnr}}'''Janet Petersen''' (b. August 1, 1970) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing [[Iowa State Senate District 18|District 18]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012. She previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 2001 to 2013.
  
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. 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.
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==Biography==
 
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Petersen earned her B.A. in Communications/Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa in 1992 and her M.A. in Integrated Communications from Drake University in 1999.
Petersen graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. in communications/public relations in 1992. She went on to earn an M.A. in integrated communications from Drake University in 1999.  
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Petersen ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 18. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Vicki Stogdill]] in the general election on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2012]</ref>
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Petersen ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 18. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Vicki Stogdill]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 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. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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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.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Petersen was re-elected to the 64th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Steve Svejda (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election results]</ref>  Petersen raised $75,960 for her campaign, while Svejda raised $444. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Iowa House of Reps., 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Petersen was re-elected to the 64th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Steve Svejda (R).<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  Petersen raised $75,960 for her campaign, while Svejda raised $444.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 ''Follow The Money'' "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Petersen
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|Full name = Janet Petersen
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|year = 2000
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4816 ''followthemoney.org'', "Petersen, Janet," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 53952
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 18]]
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|totalraised2010 = 55185
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 64]]
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|totalraised2008 = 75960
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 64]]
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|totalraised2006 = 47394
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006|Iowa State House, District 64]]
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|totalraised2004 = 34835
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004|Iowa State House, District 64]]
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|totalraised2002 = 19957
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002|Iowa State House, District 64]]
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|totalraised2000 = 32585
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2000|Iowa State House, District 72]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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|name = Petersen
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|full Name = Janet Petersen
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147561
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|office= Iowa State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 53,952
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|org1 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org2 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org3 = International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
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|org4 = Iowa Dental Association
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|org5 = Van Ausdall, Alicia
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|orgamount1 = 4000
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 1750
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|orgamount4 = 1200
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|orgamount5 = 1200
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010 Petersen collected $55,185 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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In 2010 Petersen collected $55,185 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow The Money'', "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008 Petersen collected $75,960 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96523 2008 Contributions to Janet Petersen]</ref>
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In 2008 Petersen collected $75,960 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96523 ''Follow The Money'' "2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Her four largest contributors were:
 
Her four largest contributors were:
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==Personal==
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Petersen 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. 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.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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* [[Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[Iowa State Senate#Committees|Iowa Senate Committees]]
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* [[Iowa State Senate District 18]]
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.janet4iowa.com/ Janet Petersen's Personal Website]
 
*[http://www.janet4iowa.com/ Janet Petersen's Personal Website]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=72 Janet Petersen on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=72 Janet Petersen on the Iowa House Website]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32520 Project Vote Smart Bio]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000115/janet-petersen/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32520 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32520 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32520 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Janet-Petersen/60872911335?v=info Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Janet-Petersen/60872911335?v=info Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96523 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80174 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63010 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13374 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27856 2000]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147561 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121571 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96523 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80174 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63010 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13374 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27856 2000]
  
 
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Janet Petersen
Janet Petersen.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
2013-present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa House of Representatives District 64
2001-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa
Master'sDrake University
Personal
BirthdayAugust 1, 1970
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Janet Petersen (b. August 1, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 18. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012. She previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013.

Biography

Petersen earned her B.A. in Communications/Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa in 1992 and her M.A. in Integrated Communications from Drake University in 1999.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Commerce, Vice-chair
Government Oversight, Chair
Judiciary
State Government
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Petersen served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Petersen ran in the 2012 election for Iowa State Senate District 18. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Vicki Stogdill in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanet Petersen 69.2% 18,954
     Republican Vicki Stogdill 30.8% 8,455
Total Votes 27,409

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

Comprehensive donor information for Petersen is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Petersen raised a total of $319,868 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[6]

Janet Petersen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 18 Won $53,952
2010 Iowa State House, District 64 Won $55,185
2008 Iowa State House, District 64 Won $75,960
2006 Iowa State House, District 64 Won $47,394
2004 Iowa State House, District 64 Won $34,835
2002 Iowa State House, District 64 Won $19,957
2000 Iowa State House, District 72 Won $32,585
Grand Total Raised $319,868

2012

Petersen won election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Petersen raised a total of $53,952.

2010

In 2010 Petersen collected $55,185 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]


2008

In 2008 Petersen collected $75,960 in donations.[8]

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

Personal

Petersen 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. 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.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Liz Mathis (D)
Iowa State Senate District 18
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 64
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Bruce Bearinger (D)