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Pam Jochum
Iowa State Senate District 50
In office
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 6
President, Iowa State Senate
2013 - present
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
Associate'sLoras College
Bachelor'sLoras College
Date of birthSeptember 26, 1954
Place of birthDubuque, IA
Office website
Personal website
Pam Jochum (b. September 26, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 50 and serving as President. She was first elected to the senate in 2008. She previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1992 to 2008.

Jochum earned her B.A. from Loras College. Her professional experience includes working as a Residence Hall Director and Public Information and Marketing Director for Loras College.

Committee assignments


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Human Resources
Rules and Administration, Vice-chair
State Government, Vice-chair
Ways and Means


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jochum served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jochum served on these committees:



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Jochum ran for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, she ran in district 50. Jochum ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. She defeated William Johnson (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa State Senate, District 50, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPam Jochum Incumbent 68% 20,808
     Republican William Johnson 32% 9,790
Total Votes 30,598


On November 4, 2008, Jochum was elected to the 14th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating John Hulsizer Jr. (R). [3] Jochum raised $22,836 for her campaign, while Hulsizer raised $7,350. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPam Jochum (D) 19,443
John Hulsizer Jr. (R) 8,428

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2008 Jochum collected $22,836 in donations.[5]

Four of her largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Dubuque County Democratic Central Committee $2,260
Meehan, Terrence S. $1,000
Jochum, T.J. $500
McCoy-Davis, Judy $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Gronstal (D)
Iowa State Senate District 50
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mike Connolly
Iowa State Senate District 14
Succeeded by
Amy Sinclair (R)