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Danielson was considered a potential [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Governor of Iowa]] in 2014.<ref name=ar14>[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013301130049&nclick_check=1 '''Desmoines Register,'' "Register Exclusive: Bruce Braley weighs bid for governor," January 13, 2013]</ref> However, Danielson announced on June 3, 2013, that he would not seek any office during the 2014 election. His term in the [[Iowa State Senate]] does not end until 2016.<ref>[http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/danielson-rules-out-run-for-governor-or-congress/article_e11969bc-cc6a-11e2-a3c8-0019bb2963f4.html ''WCF Courier,'' "Danielson rules out run for governor or Congress," June 3, 2013, accessed June 26, 2013]</ref>
 
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Jeff Danielson
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Iowa State Senate District 30
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore, Iowa State Senate
2006-2012
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa
Associate'sHawkeye Community College
Master'sUniversity of Northern Iowa, 2004
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1988-1994
Personal
BirthdayAugust 6, 1970
Place of birthWaterloo, IA
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Jeff Danielson (b. August 6, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Danelson earned his B.A. in Public Administration from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.P.P. from the University of Northern Iowa in 2004. His professional experience includes working as a firefighter and Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Transportation. He served as an Electronics Warfare Technician 2nd Class in the United States Navy from 1988 to 1994.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Vice-chair
Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
State Government, Chair
Transportation
Veterans Affairs, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Danielson served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Danielson served on these committees:

Elections

2014

Danielson was considered a potential Democratic candidate for Governor of Iowa in 2014.[1] However, Danielson announced on June 3, 2013, that he would not seek any office during the 2014 election. His term in the Iowa State Senate does not end until 2016.[2]

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Danielson ran for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in district 30. Danielson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Matt Reisetter in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Iowa State Senate, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Danielson Incumbent 51% 16,946
     Republican Matt Reisetter 49% 16,265
Total Votes 33,211

2008

On November 4, 2008, Danielson was re-elected to the 10th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Walt Rogers (R). A districtwide recount was conducted after one of the closest races in Black Hawk County history. On November 26, 2008, Rogers conceded the race.[5][6]

Danielson raised $270,574 for his campaign, while Rogers raised $78,184. [7]

Iowa State Senate, District 10, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Danielson Incumbent 50% 16,103
     Republican Walt Rogers 50% 16,081
Total Votes 32,184

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008 Danielson collected $270,574 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Senate Democratic Majority Fund $98,843
International Association of Fire Fighters $20,000
AFSCME Iowa Council 61 $10,000
All Children Matter $8,171

Personal

Danielson and his wife, Kim, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pat Ward (R)
Iowa State Senate District 30
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Merlin Bartz
Iowa State Senate District 10
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Jake Chapman (R)