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}}{{tnr}}'''Larry Sheets''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] Representative-elect for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 80|District 80]] of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]]. <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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}}{{tnr}}'''Larry Sheets''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 80 since 2013.
  
 
Sheets attended the University of Michigan, receiving a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.<ref name=website>[http://www.sheetsforiowahouse.com/ "Wsheetsforiowahouse," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
Sheets attended the University of Michigan, receiving a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.<ref name=website>[http://www.sheetsforiowahouse.com/ "Wsheetsforiowahouse," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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Revision as of 11:05, 17 January 2013

Larry Sheets
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Iowa House of Representatives District 80
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPurdue University
Master'sUniversity of Michigan
Personal
ProfessionEngineer/Teacher
CandidateVerification
Larry Sheets is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 80 since 2013.

Sheets attended the University of Michigan, receiving a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.[1]

Issues

Campaign Themes

Sheets' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Job Issues

  • Excerpt:"Creation and retention of manufacturing activity in Southeast Iowa. Representation of rural and agriculture based industry."

Fiscal Issues

  • Excerpt:"The power to tax is the power to destroy. The power to borrow for the People is the power to enslave the people. These powers need limiting."

Social Issues

  • Excerpt:"Removal of activist judges who impose their will on the people. Pursue life for the unborn and the elderly. Insure the Bill of Rights apply for all people because 'Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain'. Support traditional families and their values. Appropriate funding for rural schools to insure their survival and their towns’ vitality."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sheets ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 80. Sheets ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Joseph Judge (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Iowa House of Representatives, District 80, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Sheets 50.4% 7,271
     Democratic Joseph Judge 49.6% 7,161
Total Votes 14,432

Personal

Sheets and his wife Carolyn have eight children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark S. Lofgren (R)
Iowa House District 80
2013–present
Succeeded by
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