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|Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 80
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Larry Sheets''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 80 since 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Larry Sheets''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 80. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
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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Sheets earned his B.S. Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.<ref name=website>[http://www.sheetsforiowahouse.com/ "Wsheetsforiowahouse," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sheets served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Economic Growth
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|Committee2 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee3 = Labor
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Local Government
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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Sheets' website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
 
Sheets' website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
  
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Sheets and his wife Carolyn have eight children.
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Sheets and his wife, Carolyn, have eight children.
  
 
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*[http://www.sheetsforiowahouse.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=12368 Rep. Sheets's website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=138001 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=138001 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=138001 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=138001 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 09:56, 18 June 2013

Larry Sheets
Larry Sheets.jpg
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$135/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
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry Sheets is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 80. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Sheets earned his B.S. Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Economic Growth
Environmental Protection
Labor, Vice-chair
Local Government

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

Campaign donors

2012

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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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