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Megan Hess

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Megan Hess
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Iowa House of Representatives District 2
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
High schoolSpencer High School
Bachelor'sDrake University
J.D.Drake University
Personal
Place of birthHarlan, Iowa
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Megan Hess is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 2. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hess earned her B.S. and J.D. from Drake University. Her professional experience includes working as a lawyer.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Environmental Protection
Human Resources
Judiciary, Vice-chair

Issues

Campaign themes

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

  • "We need to develop and market it to keep people in, and bring people to, Iowa."
  • "I will take a grassroots approach to economic development. I will make it clear to the state and nation that northwest Iowa has its doors open to business."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hess ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 2. She defeated Josh Davenport in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. Hess defeated Steve Bomgaars (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMegan Hess 56.5% 8,652
     Democratic Steve Bomgaars 43.5% 6,652
Total Votes 15,304


Iowa House of Representatives, District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMegan Hess 53.8% 1,139
Josh Davenport 46.2% 979
Total Votes 2,118

Campaign donors

2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Hall (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 2
2013–present
Succeeded by
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