|Iowa House of Representatives District 47|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
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.
- Environmental Protection
- Government Oversight (Ranking Member)
- Veterans Affairs
Watts ran for 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.
On November 4, 2008, Watts was re-elected to the 47th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Susan Temere (D).  Watts raised $25,293 for his campaign, while Temere raised $19,069. 
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 47|
|Ralph Watts (R)||15,111|
In 2008 Watts collected $25,293 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Republican Party||$16,850|
|John Deere & Co.||$1,000|
|Community Bankers of Iowa||$500|
- Ralph Watts's Personal Website
- Ralph Watts on the Iowa House Website
- Project Vote Smart Bio
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
|Iowa House of Representatives District 47
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