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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 1997-Present
 
  |Tenure = 1997-Present
  |Term ends = January 10, 2013
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office = 1997
 
  |Assumed office = 1997
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
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  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = November 4, 2008
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  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 1996
 
  |First elected = 1996
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
  |Prior office = County Supervisor, Boone County
 
  |Prior office = County Supervisor, Boone County
 
  |Prior office years = 1995-1996
 
  |Prior office years = 1995-1996
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  |Campaign website =  
 
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  |Personal website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Behn''' (b. January 31, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 24. Behn was County Supervisor for Boone County from 1995 to 1996.  He joined the Iowa State Senate in 1997 and has served in that position since.  He is currently Assistant Minority Leader.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Behn''' (b. January 31, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 24 since 1997 and currently serving as Assistant Minority Leader . Behn was County Supervisor for Boone County from 1995 to 1996.
  
 
Behn has received his high school diploma.
 
Behn has received his high school diploma.
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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, Behn 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 = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Ethics
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Behn has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Behn served on these committees:
*[[Ethics Committee, Iowa State Senate|Ethics]]
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*[[Natural Resources & Environment Committee, Iowa State Senate|Natural Resources & Environment]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[State Government Committee, Iowa State Senate|State Government]]
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Ethics  
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources & Environment  
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|Committee3 = State Government  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Behn served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Behn served on these committees:
  
* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Environment & Energy Independence Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Ethics Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2009
* [[State Government Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Commerce  
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|Committee3 = Environment & Energy Independence  
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|Committee4 = Ethics  
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|Committee5 = State Government  
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Behn is running for re-election to [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 24 in 2012. Behn is running unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. [[Shelly Stotts]] is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<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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Behn ran for re-election to [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 24 in 2012. Behn ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Shelly Stotts]] 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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 24, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Jerry Behn
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Shelly Stotts
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|votes1 = 17035
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|votes2 = 14049
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}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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| align="right" | 16,223
 
| align="right" | 16,223
 
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jerry + Behn + Iowa + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jerry + Behn + Iowa + Senate'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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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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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
  
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=140 Official Iowa State Senate website of Jerry Behn]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=140 Official Iowa State Senate website of Jerry Behn]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=10899 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=10899 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=10899 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=10899 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96432 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80082 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62877 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27691 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27392 1998]  
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96432 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80082 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62877 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27691 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27392 1998]  
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jerry-Behn/104022499633538 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jerry-Behn/104022499633538 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 10:30, 19 March 2013

Jerry Behn
Behn.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
County Supervisor, Boone County
1995-1996
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1954
Place of birthBoone County, IA
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Behn (b. January 31, 1954) is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 24 since 1997 and currently serving as Assistant Minority Leader . Behn was County Supervisor for Boone County from 1995 to 1996.

Behn has received his high school diploma.

Behn is a farmer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
Education
Ethics
Transportation
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Behn ran for re-election to Iowa State Senate District 24 in 2012. Behn ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Shelly Stotts in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Behn Incumbent 54.8% 17,035
     Democratic Shelly Stotts 45.2% 14,049
Total Votes 31,084

2008

On November 4, 2008, Behn was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Albert Sorensen (D). [3] Behn raised $157,379 for his campaign, while Sorensen raised $22,667. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 24 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Behn (R) 22,970
Albert Sorensen (D) 16,223

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Recent news

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Personal

Behn and his wife, Denise, have four children.

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Iowa State Senate District 24
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