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  |Name = Rick Olson
 
  |Name = Rick Olson
 
  |Profile picture = Rick Olson.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Rick Olson.jpg
  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 68
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 31
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2005-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2005-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
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  |Base salary = $25,000/year
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
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  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.house.iowa.gov/rickolson/  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.house.iowa.gov/rickolson/  
}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 68th District since 2005.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.
  
Olson is an attorney, working in private practice since 1979.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32444 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Olson]</ref>  
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Olson's professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32444 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Olson]</ref>  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Olson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judiciary
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|Committee2 = Public Safety
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|Committee3 = Transportation
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olson has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olson served on the following committees:
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*Subcommittee on Justice System Appropriations
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judiciary  
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|Committee2 = Public Safety  
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Olson served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Olson served on the following committees:
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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* [[Labor Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Labor]] (Chair)
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*Subcommittee on Justice System Appropriations
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judiciary  
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|Committee2 = Labor  
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Public Safety  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Olson is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 31. Olson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and will run unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SEN&map=DIST ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Results," June 5, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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Olson ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 31. Olson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010 Olson collected $24,725 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
 
In 2010 Olson collected $24,725 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Rick + Olson + Iowa + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Rick + Olson + Iowa + Legislature'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Rick+Olson+Iowa+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Rick Olson News Feed</rss>
 
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Rick+Olson+Iowa+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Rick Olson News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
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*[http://www.house.iowa.gov/rickolson/ Rick Olson's Official Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=781 Rep. Rick Olson on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=781 Rep. Rick Olson on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32444 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32444 Project Vote Smart Bio]
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Revision as of 15:14, 17 June 2013

Rick Olson
Rick Olson.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 31
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
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 District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Olson's professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Olson served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Judiciary
Public Safety
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Olson ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 31. Olson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

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.[4]

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). [5] Olson raised $25,165 for his campaign, while Voorhees raised $3,896. [6]

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

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 Olson collected $24,725 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rick Olson's campaign in 2010
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$2,500
Iowa State Bar Association$2,500
Great Plains Laborers District Council$2,500
Iowa State Building & Construction Trades Council$1,250
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association$1,250
Total Raised in 2010 $24,725

2008

In 2008 Olson collected $25,165 in donations.[8]

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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Political offices
Preceded by
Lee Hein (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 31
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 68
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Daniel Lundby (D)