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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 47
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Ralph Watts
Ralph Watts.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 47
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wyoming, 1966
Personal
BirthdayJuly 26, 1944
Place of birthLovell, WY
ProfessionVice President/Manager, MidAmerican Energy
ReligionChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Ralph Watts (b. July 26, 1944) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 47th District since 2003.

Watts has worked as a consultant, electrical engineer, and utility manager.

He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Iowa State University Industrial Advisory Council Engineer Policy and Leadership Institute, and the National Rifle Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Watts has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Watts served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Watts won re-election to the 47th District seat against Roger Huston (D). Watts had no opposition in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 47 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Watts (R) 13,663
Roger Huston (D) 6,699

2008

On November 4, 2008, Watts was re-elected to the 47th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Susan Temere (D). [3] Watts raised $25,293 for his campaign, while Temere raised $19,069. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 47
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngRalph Watts (R) 15,111
Susan Temere 10,256

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Watts collected $25,293 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $16,850
John Deere & Co. $1,000
MidAmerican Energy $500
Community Bankers of Iowa $500

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