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==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
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Riding ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 30. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent [[David Jacoby]] ran in district 74 due to redistricting. Riding defeated [[Jim Carley]] (R) 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 April 23, 2012]</ref>
 
Riding ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 30. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent [[David Jacoby]] ran in district 74 due to redistricting. Riding defeated [[Jim Carley]] (R) 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 April 23, 2012]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 13:54, 4 December 2012

Joe Riding
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 30
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolSoutheast Polk
Bachelor'sUpper Iowa University
Personal
ProfessionGolf Course Manager
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Joe Riding is a Democratic representative-elect for District 30 of the Iowa House of Representatives.

Riding currently manages his family's golf course. He attended Upper Iowa University, receiving a Bachelor's degree.[1]

Issues

Campaign Themes

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

Economy

  • Excerpt:"The State’s role in the economy is to create an environment that allows all businesses, both large and small, to be created, to expand, and to prosper."

Education

  • Excerpt:"In my discussions with teachers and school administrators, the lack of parental involvement in their children’s education is the single biggest issue that faces our educational system today."

2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt:"The United States Constitution guarantees its citizens the right to bear arms. I will work with all individuals and groups to protect these rights."

Collective Bargaining

  • Excerpt:"A group has the right to organize and collective bargain on their behalf for their wages and benefits."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Riding ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 30. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent David Jacoby ran in district 74 due to redistricting. Riding defeated Jim Carley (R) 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

Personal

Riding and his wife of 20 years, Leann, have two children.[1]

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