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Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 1
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
Bachelor'sIowa State University, 1991
Date of birthJuly 23, 1967
Place of birthPlover, IA
ProfessionFarm and Commercial Lender/Bank Manager, First Bank and Trust
ReligionUnited Methodist
Office website
Campaign website
Jeff Smith is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 1 since 2013. He previously represented District 6 from 2011 to 2013. In the 2013 session, Smith serves as an Assistant Majority Leader.

Smith was most recently a farm and commercial lender and bank manager at First Bank and Trust in Spirit Lake, IA before moving to Okoboji two years ago. Previously, he raised corn, soybeans and swine on his family farm. Smith has also served on the agriculture committee of the Iowa Bankers Association and on the board of directors of the Spirit Lake Mainsail Chamber of Commerce.

He holds a B.S. in Public Service and Administration from Iowa State University.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Smith ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 1. Smith defeated Kevin Wolfswinkel 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 1 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Smith Incumbent 54.5% 3,263
Kevin Wolfswinkel 45.5% 2,723
Total Votes 5,986


Smith won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, and ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Smith (R) 8,693

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Smith raised $28,777 in contributions. [4]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Currell, Gloria $1,275
Master Builders Of Iowa $1,000
Iowa Bankers Association $1,000

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Smith and his wife, Currell, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeremy Taylor (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 1
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mike May
Iowa House of Representatives District 6
Succeeded by
Ron Jorgensen (R)