|Iowa House of Representatives District 46|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Heddens served as Interim Co-Director of the Ask Resource Center from 2000-2007, Family Support Coordinator in the US Army Reserves from 1994-1998, and a substitute teacher.
She is Vice President of The Legal Center for Special Education, and member of the Westory Volunteer Fire Department Board.
- Human Resources
- Public Safety
- Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Appropriations (Co-Chair)
- Subcommittee on International Relations
Heddens ran for re-election to the 46th District seat against Chad R. Steenhoek (R). Heddens had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Heddens was re-elected to the 46th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Eric Cooper (L).  Heddens raised $46,576 for her campaign, while Cooper raised $1,500. 
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 46|
|Lisa Heddens (D)||11,953|
|Eric Cooper (R)||3,124|
In 2008 Heddens collected $46,576 in donations.
Her five largest contributors were:
|Iowa Credit Union League||$6,500|
|Iowa Hospital Association||$2,500|
|Iowa Dental Association||$2,500|
|MacGilvray, James P.||$2,300|
- Lisa Heddens's Official Website
- Lisa Heddens's Personal Website
- Lisa Heddens on the Iowa House Website
- Project Vote Smart Bio
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
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