Pam Jochum

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Pam Jochum
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Iowa State Senate District 14
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
1992-2008
Education
Bachelor'sLoras College
Associate'sLoras College
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 26, 1954
Place of birthDubuque, IA
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Pam Jochum (b. September 26, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 14. Jochum was Statewide Co-Chair for United States Senator Tom Harkin's Re-Election Committee. In 1980 she was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. She was Chair of the Dubuque County Democratic Central Committee in 1982. She was also Floor Whip at the Democratic National Convention in 1984. She served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1992 to 2008.

Jochum earned her BA from Loras College.

Jochum is a Residence Hall Director and Public Information and Marketing Director for Loras College.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jochum has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

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

2008

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

2008

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
Mike Connolly
Iowa State Senate District 14
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Amy Sinclair (R)