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  |Name = Jim Lykam
 
  |Name = Jim Lykam
 
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 85
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 89
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |First elected = 2002
 
  |First elected = 2002
 
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  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Lykam''' (b. December 16, 1949) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 85th District since 2003.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Lykam''' (b. December 16, 1949) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 89 since 2003. He previously represented District 85 from 2003 to 2013.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:36, 17 January 2013

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$118/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 since 2003. He previously represented District 85 from 2003 to 2013.

Committee assignments

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

2010

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


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
NA
Preceded by
-
Iowa House of Representatives District 85
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Vicki Lensing (D)