Lee Hein

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Lee Hein
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Iowa House of Representatives District 96
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sIowa State University
Place of birthMonticello, IA
Office website
Lee Hein is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 96. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He served on the Monticello School Board.

Hein's professional experience includes working as a corn farmer.

Committee assignments


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Environmental Protection, Chair
State Government
Ways and Means


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hein ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 96. Hein ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed in the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]


Hein won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Ray Zirkelbach (D) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 31 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLee Hein (R) 6,280
Ray Zirkelbach (D) 5,431

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hein is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hein raised a total of $236,372 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[4]

Lee Hein's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 96 Won $45,950
2010 Iowa State House, District 31 Won $190,422
Grand Total Raised $236,372


Hein won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hein raised a total of $45,950.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lee Hein's campaign in 2012
Peninsula Gaming$2,000
Iowa Bankers Association$1,500
Iowa Corn Growers Association$1,500
Dogs, Ws$1,000
Yeoman, Thomas W$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$45,950
Source: Follow the Money


In 2010, Hein raised $190,422 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $124,443
Republican Of Iowa Party $13,310
Iowa Farm Bureau $10,633
Jones County Republican Cmte $1,250


Hein and his wife, Jacky, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cecil Dolecheck (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 96
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ray Zirkelbach
Iowa House of Representatives District 31
Succeeded by
Rick Olson (D)