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Jim Lykam
Jim Lykam.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 89
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sPalmer Junior College
Personal
BirthdayDecember 16, 1949
Place of birthDavenport, IA
ProfessionSales Manager, Action Glass & Trim, Inc
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Lykam (b. December 16, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 89. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Natural Resources
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lykam served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lykam ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 89. Lykam ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Bill Edmond (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 89, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Lykam Incumbent 67.5% 10,357
     Republican Bill Edmond 32.5% 4,992
Total Votes 15,349

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lykam won re-election to the 85th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 85
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Lykam (D) 6,826

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lykam was re-elected to the 85th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Linda Greenlee (R). [4] Lykam raised $71,560 for his campaign, while Greenlee raised $19,064. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 85
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Lykam (D) 9,892
Linda Greenlee (R) 5,330

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 Lykam collected $38,138 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[6]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Lykam's campaign in 2010
Iowa Association Of Realtors$3,500
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,500
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association$2,000
Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Stores Of Iowa$1,700
Iowa Dental Association$1,590
Total Raised in 2010 $38,138

2008

In 2008 Lykam collected $71,560 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $7,245
Iowa Credit Union League $2,750
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $2,750
Unite Our States $2,500
Schwartz, Bernard L. $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jarad Kleink (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 89
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 85
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Vicki Lensing (D)