Peter Cownie

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Peter Cownie
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Iowa House of Representatives District 60
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Peter Cownie (b. April 19, 1980) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 60th District since 2008.

Cownie has been a Staff Member of the Iowa Senate Republican Caucus, Legislative Analyst for the Iowa State Senate, and a Scheduling and Advance Assistant to United States Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta.

He is a volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club, Bull Moose Club, and Variety Club of Central Iowa. Cownie is also President of the Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and Director of the West Des Moines Community Enrichment Foundation.[1]

Committee membership



On November 4, 2008, Cownie was elected to the 60th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Alan R. Koslow (D) and Russ Gibson (L). [2] Cownie raised $62,924 for his campaign, while Koslow raised $10,353 and Gibson raised $2,200. [3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 60
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Cownie (R) 8,905
Alan R. Koslow (D) 6,874
Russ Gibson (L) 499

Campaign Donors


In 2008 Cownie collected $62,924 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $18,849
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,000
Iowa Bankers Association $1,000
Iowa State Bar Association $600

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Political offices
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Iowa House of Representatives District 60
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