Josh Byrnes

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 12:13, 26 August 2011 by Jacqueline (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Josh Byrnes
Josh Byrnes.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 14
Assumed office
January 10, 2011
Current term ends
January 14, 2013
Political party Republican
Website House website
Josh Byrnes is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 14th District since 2011.

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.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Byrnes has been appointed to the following committees:



Byrnse won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Kurt Meyer (D) in the November 2 general election.[1]

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


In 2010, Byrnes raised $159,110 in contributions. [2]

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


Byrnes and his wife, Colleen, have three children.

External links

Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Kuhn
Iowa House District 14
Succeeded by