Jim Carley

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Jim Carley
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 30
PartyRepublican
Military service
Service/branchArmy
Years of service8 years
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
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Jim Carley was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 30 of the Iowa House of Representatives.

Carley served in the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel. He has also served as an active member of the Iowa Army National Guard and the Army Reserves.

Prior to retirement, Carley worked as a manager and salesman for a distribution company.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Carley's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Life and Marriage

  • Excerpt:"I believe life begins at conception and ends at natural death. I believe in traditional marriage between one man and one woman."

Liberty

  • Excerpt:" We must stand strong and fight for them or we will continue to lose our liberties."

Economic Growth

  • Excerpt:"By eliminating uncertainty and providing a positive business climate, we will encourage new businesses to locate in Iowa and established businesses to remain in Iowa, thus providing needed jobs for hard working Iowans and career opportunities for our young people."

Lower Taxes

  • Excerpt:"It has been shown that states that reduce taxes and spending along with decreasing regulatory policies experience robust economic growth during strong economic times and are more resilient to adverse economic trends during weak economic times."

Quality Education

  • Excerpt:"Iowa’s children deserve a premiere education. Iowa’s current public educational system is broken, as evidenced by Iowa’s declining test scores when compared with other states."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carley ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 30. He defeated Carol Miller in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and was defeated by Joe Riding (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Riding 52.1% 8,764
     Republican Jim Carley 47.9% 8,044
Total Votes 16,808


Iowa House of Representatives, District 30 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Carley 73.1% 629
Carol J. Miller 26.9% 231
Total Votes 860

Personal

Carley and his wife of 44 years, Kathy, have two children.[1]

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