|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 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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 47 General Election (2010)|
|Ralph Watts (R)||13,663|
|Roger Huston (D)||6,699|
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
| Succeeded by|
State of Iowa
Des Moines (capital)
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor of State | Director of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Secretary of Agriculture | Director of Natural Resources | Commissioner of Labor | Chair of Utilities |