Kevin Koester

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Kevin Koester
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Iowa House of Representatives District 70
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa
Date of birthJune 3, 1954
ProfessionDirector of Community Education, Ankeny Community Schools
Office website
Personal website
Kevin Koester (b. June 3, 1954) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 70th District since 2009.

Koester is Director of Community Education for Ankeny Community Schools.

He is a member of the Ankeny Chamber of * Commerce, Ankeny Free Church, Ankeny School District Foundation Board, Ankeny Substance Abuse Project Board, Iowa Dollars for Scholars Board, United Way, and the Young Men's Christian Association Board.

Koester is also President of the National Association of Community * Education, and State Association of Community Education.[1]

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Koester served on the following committees:



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Koester won re-election to the 70th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 70
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Koester (R) 12,655


On November 4, 2008, Koester was elected to the 70th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Matt Pfaltzgraf (D). [3] Koester raised $70,455 for his campaign, while Pfaltzgraf raised $33,209. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 70
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Koester (R) 12,043
Matt Pfaltzgraf (D) 10,355

Campaign donors


In 2010 Koester collected $15,847 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]


In 2008 Koester collected $70,455 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $40,117
Iowa Credit Union League $5,000
Boesen, Edward $2,200
Iowans for Tax Relief $2,000

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