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  |Name = Jeff Smith  
  political position  = [[Iowa House of Representatives|Iowa House of Representatives District 6]] |
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  |Profile picture = Jeff Smith.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 1
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2011]] |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = January 10, 2011-Present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=10784&ga=84 House website] |
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  |Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Jeff Smith''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]]. He has represented the 6th District since 2011.
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|Base salary = $25,000/year
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Birthday = July 23, 1967
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|Place of birth = Plover, IA
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|Profession = Farm and Commercial Lender/Bank Manager, First Bank and Trust
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|Religion = United Methodist
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|Office website = https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=10784
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|Campaign website = http://jeffsmithforiowa.com/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jeff Smith''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 1 and serving as [[State House Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
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.
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Smith earned his B.S. in Public Service and Administration from Iowa State University. His professional experience includes working as a farm and commercial lender and bank manager at First Bank and Trust, farmer, and serving on the agriculture committee of the Iowa Bankers Association and on the board of directors of the Spirit Lake Mainsail Chamber of Commerce.
 
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He holds a B.S. in Public Service and Administration from Iowa State University.
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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, Smith served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Administration and Rules
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee4 = Ethics
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|Chair4= Chair
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|Committee5 = Natural Resources
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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* [[Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Local Government Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Local Government]], Vice Chair
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Natural Resources]], Vice Chair
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|State = Iowa
*Subcommittee on Administration and Regulation (Joint Appropriations)
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce  
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|Committee2 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa  
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|Committee3 = Local Government  
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Natural Resources  
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Smith ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<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 May 15, 2012]</ref>
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber= Iowa House of Representatives, District 1
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|party= Republican
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|winner1 = Jeff Smith
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Kevin Wolfswinkel
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|votes1 = 3263
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|votes2 = 2723
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}}
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===2010===
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2012===
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Smith and his wife, Currell, have two children.
 
Smith and his wife, Currell, have two children.
 
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==Recent news==
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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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==External links==
 
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*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=10784&ga=84 Iowa House of Representatives - Jeff Smith]
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*[http://jeffsmithforiowa.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=10784 Iowa House of Representatives - Jeff Smith]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122061 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122061 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122061 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122061 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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Revision as of 13:59, 17 June 2013

Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 1
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIowa State University, 1991
Personal
BirthdayJuly 23, 1967
Place of birthPlover, IA
ProfessionFarm and Commercial Lender/Bank Manager, First Bank and Trust
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jeff Smith is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 1 and serving as Assistant Majority Leader. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Smith earned his B.S. in Public Service and Administration from Iowa State University. His professional experience includes working as a farm and commercial lender and bank manager at First Bank and Trust, farmer, and serving on the agriculture committee of the Iowa Bankers Association and on the board of directors of the Spirit Lake Mainsail Chamber of Commerce.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Administration and Rules
Commerce
Environmental Protection
Ethics, Chair
Natural Resources

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

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

2010

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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

Personal

Smith and his wife, Currell, have two children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Jeff + Smith + Iowa + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeremy Taylor (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 1
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Mike May
Iowa House of Representatives District 6
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Ron Jorgensen (R)