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Joe Riding

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Joe Riding
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 30
High schoolSoutheast Polk
Bachelor'sUpper Iowa University
ProfessionGolf Course Manager
Campaign website
Joe Riding is a 2012 Democratic candidate 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]


=Campaign Themes

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


  • 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."


  • 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."



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Riding is running 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 is running in district 74 due to redistricting. Riding will face Jim Carley (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]


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

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