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Rick Olson
Rick Olson.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 68
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sGrandview College
J.D.Drake University
Personal
Place of birthDes Moines, IA
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Rick Olson is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 68th District since 2005.

Olson is an attorney, working in private practice since 1979.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Olson won re-election to the 68th 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 68 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRick Olson (D) 5,747
Dave Dicks (R) 3,309

2008

On November 4, 2008, Olson was re-elected to the 68th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Larry Voorhees (R). [3] Olson raised $25,165 for his campaign, while Voorhees raised $3,896. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 68
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRick Olson (D) 8,671
Larry Voorhees (R) 4,267

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Olson collected $25,165 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $3,000
Iowa State Bar Association $2,000
Citizens for Preservation of Racing $1,500
Iowa Heavy Highway Contractors Association $1,500

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Iowa House of Representatives District 68
2005–present
Succeeded by
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