Richard Anderson

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Richard Anderson
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Iowa House of Representatives District 97
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 9
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa, 1978
J.D.Drake University Law School, 1987
BirthdayJuly 19, 1956
Place of birthClarinda, IA
ReligionUnited Methodist
Office website
Personal website
Richard Anderson (b. July 19, 1956) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 97th District since 2005.

Anderson served as an Attorney with Millhone and Anderson Professional Corporation from 1991-2008. He has also been an Attorney with Dickinson, Throckmorton, Parker, Mannheimer and Raife, Law Clerk for Iowa Supreme Court Justice J.L. Larson, and a physical therapist.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Anderson won re-election to the 97th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 97
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Anderson (R) 7,363


On November 4, 2008, Anderson was re-elected to the 97th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives with no opposition. [3] He raised $21,664 for his campaign. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 97
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Anderson (R) 10,752

Campaign donors


In 2010 Anderson collected $14,020 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Anderson's campaign in 2010
Iowa Bankers Association$1,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$1,000
Iowa State Bar Association$1,000
Iowa Health Care Association$900
Iowa Medical Society$500
Total Raised in 2010 $14,020


In 2008 Anderson collected $21,664 in donations.[6]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa State Bar Association $2,000
Iowans for Tax Relief $2,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500
Lloyd, W. E. & Linda $1,000

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