|Iowa House of Representatives District 30|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Southeast Polk High School|
|Bachelor's||Upper Iowa University|
|Profession||Golf Course Manager|
Riding earned his B.S. from Upper Iowa University. His professional experience includes managing his family's golf course.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Riding served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Local Government|
|• Ways and Means|
Riding's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- 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."
- 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."
- Excerpt:"A group has the right to organize and collective bargain on their behalf for their wages and benefits."
Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Joe Riding was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Zach Nunn was unopposed in the Republican primary. Riding faced Nunn in the general election. Nunn defeated the incumbent, Riding, in the general election.
|Iowa House of Representatives District 30, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Joe Riding Incumbent||43.9%||5,733|
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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 30, General Election, 2012|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Riding and his wife, Leann, have two children.
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- Rep. Riding's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- joeriding.com "Official Campaign Website," accessed April 8, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- The Des Moines Register, "Election2014," accessed November 4, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 23, 2012
David Jacoby (D)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 30
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