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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 10
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
Date of birthJuly 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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