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  name                = Jo Oldson |
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|Project = SLP
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  |Name = Jo Oldson
  political position  = Iowa House of Representatives District 61 |
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  |Profile picture = Jo Oldson.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 41
  assumed office      = 2003 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]] |
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  |Tenure = 2003-Present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2003
  website             = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=228 House website] |
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Jo Oldson''' (b. May 15, 1956) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 61st District since 2003.
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jo Oldson''' (b. May 15, 1956) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Oldson received her JD and BA from Drake University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32514 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Oldson]</ref>  
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Oldson earned her B.A. and J.D. from Drake University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32514 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Oldson]</ref>  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Oldson 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 = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Committee3 = Ways and Means
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Oldson has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Oldson served on the following committees:
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce  
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|Committee2 = Judiciary  
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|Committee3 = Ways and Means  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Oldson served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Oldson served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Appropriations]] (Chair)
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* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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*Legislative Council
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|State = Iowa
*Subcommittee on Capital Projects (Vice Chair)
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|year = 2009
*Subcommittee on Fiscal (Co-Chair)
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Appropriations  
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Commerce  
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|Committee3 = Judiciary  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Oldson ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 41. Oldson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Clarke Davidson]] 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 May 15, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 41, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Jo Oldson
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Clarke Davidson
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|votes1 = 12055
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|votes2 = 5054
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Oldson
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|Full name = Jo Oldson
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4814 ''followthemoney.org'', "Olson, Jo," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 30048
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 41]]
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|totalraised2010 = 53348
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 61]]
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|totalraised2008 = 70870
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 61]]
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|totalraised2006 = 31130
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006|Iowa State House, District 61]]
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|totalraised2004 = 38398
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004|Iowa State House, District 61]]
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|totalraised2002 = 108616
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002|Iowa State House, District 61]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Oldson
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|full Name = Jo Oldson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140198
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|office= Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 30,048
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|org1 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org2 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org3 = Iowa Dental Association
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|org4 = Iowa Health Care Association
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|org5 = Principal Life Insurance
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|orgamount1 = 3000
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1950
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|orgamount5 = 1950
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|}}
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===2010===
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In 2010 Oldson collected $53,348 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $53,348
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|org1 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org2 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org3 = Associated General Contractors Of Iowa
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|org4 = Iowa Medical Society
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|org5 = Iowa Health Care Association
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|orgdonor1 = $4,500
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|orgdonor2 = $3,243
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|orgdonor3 = $3,000
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|orgdonor4 = $2,750
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|orgdonor5 = $2,000
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|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jo + Oldson + Iowa + Legislature'''
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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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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.house.iowa.gov/oldson/ Jo Oldson Official Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=228 Jo Oldson on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=228 Jo Oldson on the Iowa House Website]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32514 Project Vote Smart Bio]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32514 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32514 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32514 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96515 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80169 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63000 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13365 2002]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140198 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121568 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96515 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80169 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63000 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13365 2002]
  
 
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Revision as of 04:37, 18 October 2013

Jo Oldson
Jo Oldson.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 41
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
Bachelor'sDrake University
J.D.Drake University
Personal
BirthdayMay 15, 1956
Place of birthFort Dodge, IA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jo Oldson (b. May 15, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Oldson earned her B.A. and J.D. from Drake University.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Judiciary
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Oldson ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 41. Oldson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Clarke Davidson in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJo Oldson Incumbent 70.5% 12,055
     Republican Clarke Davidson 29.5% 5,054
Total Votes 17,109

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Oldson won re-election to the 61st District seat against Darlene Blake (R). Oldson had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 61 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJo Oldson (D) 7,943
Darlene Blake (R) 4,274

2008

On November 4, 2008, Oldson was re-elected to the 61st District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Eric Kohlsdorf (R). [5] Oldson raised $70,870 for her campaign, while Kohlsdorf raised $7,518. [6]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJo Oldson (D) 10,519
Eric Kohlsdorf (R) 5,213

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Oldson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Oldson raised a total of $332,410 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[7]

Jo Oldson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 41 Won $30,048
2010 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $53,348
2008 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $70,870
2006 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $31,130
2004 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $38,398
2002 Iowa State House, District 61 Won $108,616
Grand Total Raised $332,410

2012

Oldson won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Oldson raised a total of $30,048.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jo Oldson's campaign in 2012
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,000
Iowa Credit Union League$3,000
Iowa Dental Association$2,000
Iowa Health Care Association$1,950
Principal Life Insurance$1,950
Total Raised in 2012$30,048
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Oldson collected $53,348 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[8]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jo Oldson's campaign in 2010
Iowa Credit Union League$4,500
Iowa Democratic Party$3,243
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$3,000
Iowa Medical Society$2,750
Iowa Health Care Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $53,348

2008

In 2008 Oldson collected $70,870 in donations.[9]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Credit Union League $8,500
Iowa Medical Society $4,250
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $4,000
Iowa State Bar Association $2,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Kelley (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 41
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 61
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Anesa Kajtazovic (D)