Jeff Danielson

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Jeff Danielson
Iowa State Senate District 10
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Firefighter
Website Senate website
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.

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.

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.

Committee assignments



On November 4, 2008, Danielson was re-elected to the 10th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Walt Rogers (R). [1] Danielson raised $270,574 for his campaign, while Rogers raised $78,184. [2]

Iowa State Senate, District 10 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Danielson (D) 16,103
Walt Rogers (R) 10,556

Campaign Donors


In 2008 Danielson collected $270,574 in donations.[3]

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


Danielson and his wife, Kim, have two children.

External links


  1. 2008 Iowa Election Results
  2. 2008 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates
  3. 2008 Contributions to Jeff Danielson
Political offices
Preceded by
Merlin Bartz
Iowa Senate District 10
Succeeded by