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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Behn''' (b. January 31, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 24.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Behn''' (b. January 31, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 24. Behn was County Supervisor for Boone County from 1995 to 1996.  He joined the Iowa State Senate in 1996 and has served in that position since.  He is currently Assistant Minority Leader.
 
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===Education===
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Behn has received his high school diploma.
 
Behn has received his high school diploma.
 
===Professional experience===
 
  
 
Behn is a farmer.
 
Behn is a farmer.
 
===Political experience===
 
 
Behn was County Supervisor for Boone County from 1995 to 1996.  He joined the Iowa State Senate in 1996 and has served in that position since.  He is currently Assistant Minority Leader, representing the 24th district.
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Ethics Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Ethics Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[State Government Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[State Government Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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==Elections==
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Behn was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Albert Sorensen (D). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Behn raised $157,379 for his campaign, while Sorensen raised $22,667. <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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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Jerry Behn (R)'''
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| align="right" | 22,970
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| colspan="2" | Albert Sorensen (D)
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| align="right" | 16,223
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=10899 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=10899 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*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]  
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==References==
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{{Iowa State Senators}}
 
{{Iowa State Senators}}
 
{{Iowa}}
 
{{Iowa}}
 
[[Category:Iowa Senate]]
 
[[Category:Iowa Senate]]

Revision as of 18:44, 9 June 2010

Jerry Behn
Behn.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 24
Incumbent
Assumed office
1996
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Farmer
Website Senate website
Jerry Behn (b. January 31, 1954) is a Republican member of the Iowa Senate, representing District 24. Behn was County Supervisor for Boone County from 1995 to 1996. He joined the Iowa State Senate in 1996 and has served in that position since. He is currently Assistant Minority Leader.

Behn has received his high school diploma.

Behn is a farmer.

Committee assignments

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Behn was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Albert Sorensen (D). [1] Behn raised $157,379 for his campaign, while Sorensen raised $22,667. [2]

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

Personal

Behn and his wife, Denise, have four children.

External links

References

  1. 2008 Iowa Election Results
  2. 2008 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates