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  |Name = Josh Byrnes
  political position  =[[Iowa House of Representatives|Iowa House of Representatives District 14]] |
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 51
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2011]] |
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  |Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = January 10, 2011-Present
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=10788 House website] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Josh Byrnes''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 14th District since 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Josh Byrnes''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Byrnes is the Agricultural and Industrial Division Chair at North Iowa Area Community College. He previously taught high school and middle school science in the towns of Mason City, Riceville, Osage and Denison, IA. Byrnes is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership Policy Studies from Iowa State University; he holds an M.S. in Educational Leadership from Winona State University and a B.A. in Biology from Luther College. He and his wife, Colleen, have three children.
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Byrnes earned his B.A. in Biology from Luther College and his M.S. in Educational Leadership from Winona State University. His professional experience includes working as the Agricultural and Industrial Division Chair at North Iowa Area Community College, and a teacher in middle and high schools.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Byrnes served on the following committees:
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources
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|Committee3 = Transportation
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Byrnes has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Byrnes served on the following committees:
* [[Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa]]
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* [[Education Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Education]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Environmental Protection Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Environmental Protection]]
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*Subcommittee on Education (Joint Appropriations)
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|State = Iowa
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Ways and Means]], Vice Chair
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa  
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 = Environmental Protection  
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means  
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorsetest|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[http://caucuses.desmoinesregister.com/2011/11/15/gingrich-appears-at-school-of-state-reps-daughter-wins-an-endorsement/ ''Des Moines Register,'' "Gingrich appears at school of state rep’s daughter; wins an endorsement," November 15, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Byrnes ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 51. Byrnes ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Eric S. Hungerford]] (D) 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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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 51, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Josh Byrnes
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Eric Hungerford
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|votes1 = 9714
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|votes2 = 5324
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===2010===
 
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==Personal==
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Byrnes and his wife, Colleen, have three children.
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==Recent news==
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=10788 Iowa House of Representatives - Josh Byrnes]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=10788 Iowa House of Representatives - Josh Byrnes]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122085 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122085 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121646 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:57, 17 June 2013

Josh Byrnes
Josh Byrnes.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 51
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLuther College, 1996
Master'sWinona State University, 2002
Personal
Place of birthRiceville
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Josh Byrnes is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Byrnes earned his B.A. in Biology from Luther College and his M.S. in Educational Leadership from Winona State University. His professional experience includes working as the Agricultural and Industrial Division Chair at North Iowa Area Community College, and a teacher in middle and high schools.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Natural Resources
Transportation, Chair
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Josh Byrnes endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Byrnes ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 51. Byrnes ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Eric S. Hungerford (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Byrnes Incumbent 64.6% 9,714
     Democratic Eric Hungerford 35.4% 5,324
Total Votes 15,038

2010

Byrnse won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Kurt Meyer (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 14 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Byrnes (R) 6,696
Kurt Meyer (D) 4,281

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Byrnes raised $159,110 in contributions. [5]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $104,992
Iowa Farm Bureau $10,739
Freedom First PAC Iowa $2,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa $1,500
John Deere & Co $1,500

Personal

Byrnes and his wife, Colleen, have three children.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Muhlbauer (D)
Iowa House District 51
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Mark Kuhn
Iowa House of Representatives District 14
2011–2013
Succeeded by
David Dawson (D)