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Jarad Klein
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Iowa House of Representatives District 78
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolKeota High School
Office website
Jarad Klein is a RRepublican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 78 since 2013. He previously represented District 89 from 2011 to 2013.

Klein is a fifth-generation farmer who raises corn, soybean and swine. He has previously served as chairman of the Keokuk County Republican Party and as rules chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa. He is a current member of the Iowa Corn Growers Association, the Iowa Soybean Association, and the Washington County Farm Bureau. Klein attended Drake University.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Klein ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 78. Klein defeated Priscilla Marlar in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 78 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJarad Klein Incumbent 81.9% 2,310
Priscilla Marlar 18.1% 510
Total Votes 2,820


Klein won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Larry Marek (D) and David Arthur Smithers (G) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 89 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJarad Klein (R) 6,339
Larry Marek (D) 5,121
David Arthur Smithers (G) 305

Campaign donors


In 2010, Klein raised $170,795 in contributions. [4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $133,047
Iowa Farm Bureau $8,964
Klein, Jarad & Rachel $2,305
Freedom First PAC Iowa $2,000

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Klein and his wife, Rachel, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vicki Lensing (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 78
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Larry Marek
Iowa House of Representatives District 89
Succeeded by