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  name                = Jeff Danielson |
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  |Name = Jeff Danielson
  political position  = Iowa State Senate District 10 |
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 30
  assumed office     = 2004 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 2005-Present
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
  profession          = Firefighter |
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|Assumed office = 2005
  website             = [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=790&ga=83 Senate website] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
   
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  |Leadership = President Pro Tempore, Iowa State Senate
}}{{tnr}}'''Jeff Danielson''' (b. August 6, 1970) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 10. He has been Senate President Pro Tempore since 2006. Danielson was a candidate for the Iowa State House of Representatives, District 20, in 2002.  
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|Base salary = $25,000/year
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|Per diem = $135/day
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|Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Associate's = Hawkeye Community College
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|Bachelor's = University of Northern Iowa
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}}{{tnr}}'''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 AA from Hawkeye Community College. He went on to receive his BA in Public Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. He later earned his MPP from the University of Northern Iowa in 2004.
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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.
 
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Danielson was Electronics Warfare Technician 2nd Class in the United States Navy from 1988 to 1994.  He is currently a Firefighter for Cedar Falls, Iowa.  He is also Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Transportation.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Danielson served on the following committees:
  
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[State Government Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Transportation Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
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|Committee3 = State Government
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 = Veterans Affairs
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|Chair5 = Vice-chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Danielson served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
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|Committee3 = Rules and Administration
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|Committee4 = State Government
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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|Committee6 = Veterans Affairs  
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|Chair6 = Vice-chair
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Danielson served on these committees:
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Rules and Administration
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|Committee3 = State Government
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 = Veterans Affairs
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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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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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Danielson ran for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|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.<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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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 30, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Jeff Danielson
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Matt Reisetter
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|votes1 = 16946
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|votes2 = 16265
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}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Danielson was re-elected to the 10th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Walt Rogers (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Danielson raised $270,574 for his campaign, while Rogers raised $78,184. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 2008 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/walt-rogers-concedes-senate-race/article_c5083d24-aba8-5b40-a78a-7e8f57ae6db0.html ''WCF Courier'' "Walt Rogers concedes Senate 10 race," November 26, 2008]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref>  
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  office = Iowa State Senate, District 10 (2008)
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Danielson raised $270,574 for his campaign, while Rogers raised $78,184. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 2008 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
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|Chamber= Iowa State Senate, District 10
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|party1=Democratic
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|winner1 =Jeff Danielson
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Walt Rogers
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|votes1 = 16103
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|votes2 = 16081
 
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Jeff Danielson (D)'''
 
| align="right" | 16,103
 
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| colspan="2" | Walt Rogers (R)
 
| align="right" | 10,556
 
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==Campaign Donors==
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Danielson
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|Full name = Jeff Danielson
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4845 ''followthemoney.org'', "Danielson, Jeff," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 416178
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 30]]
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|totalraised2010 = 44634
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|Iowa State Senate, District 10]]
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|totalraised2008 = 270574
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2008|Iowa State Senate, District 10]]
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|totalraised2006 = 36624
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|office2006 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2006|Iowa State Senate, District 10]]
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|totalraised2004 = 251692
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2004|Iowa State Senate, District 10]]
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|totalraised2002 = 53201
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002|Iowa State House, District 20]]
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 416,178
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|org1 = Iowa Senate Majority Fund
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|org2 = Fire Fighters
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|org3 = Iowa Association for Justice
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|org4 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org5 = Afscme Iowa Council 61
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|orgamount3 = 15500
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|orgamount4 = 11000
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|orgamount5 = 11000
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008 Danielson collected $270,574 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96447 2008 Contributions to Jeff Danielson]</ref>
 
In 2008 Danielson collected $270,574 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96447 2008 Contributions to Jeff Danielson]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Danielson and his wife, Kim, have two children.
 
Danielson and his wife, Kim, have two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jeff + Danielson + Iowa + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Jeff+Danielson+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jeff Danielson News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=790&ga=83 Official Iowa State Senate website of Jeff Danielson]
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{{Submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32706 Project Vote Smart biography]
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{{Wikipedia}}
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96447 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80099 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62900 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8291 2002]  
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*[http://www.jeffdanielson.org/ Sen. Danielson's Website]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=790 Official Iowa State Senate website of Jeff Danielson]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32706 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32706 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140104 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122607 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96447 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80099 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62900 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8291 2002]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/senatorjeffdanielson Jeff Danielson on Facebook]
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*[http://twitter.com/jeffdanielson Jeff Danielson on Twitter]
  
 
==References==
 
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{{succession box | before = Merlin Bartz | title = Iowa State Senate District 10 | years = 2005–2013 | after = [[Jake Chapman]] (R)}}
 
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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

Comprehensive donor information for Danielson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Danielson raised a total of $1,072,903 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[8]

Jeff Danielson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 30 Won $416,178
2010 Iowa State Senate, District 10 Not up for election $44,634
2008 Iowa State Senate, District 10 Won $270,574
2006 Iowa State Senate, District 10 Not up for election $36,624
2004 Iowa State Senate, District 10 Won $251,692
2002 Iowa State House, District 20 Won $53,201
Grand Total Raised $1,072,903

2012

Danielson won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Danielson raised a total of $416,178.

2008

In 2008 Danielson collected $270,574 in donations.[9]

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
NA
Preceded by
Merlin Bartz
Iowa State Senate District 10
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Jake Chapman (R)