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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
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  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 31|November 4, 2014]]
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 31 since 2013. He previously represented District 68 from 2005 to 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing [[Iowa House of Representatives District 31|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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==Biography==
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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'', "Biography," accessed April 8, 2014]</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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|State = Iowa
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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 served on the following committees:
 
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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===2014===
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{{IA HD31 2014}}
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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>
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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," accessed April 7, 2014]</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===
 
::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives 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.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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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.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Olson was re-elected to the 68th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Larry Voorhees (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election results]</ref>  Olson raised $25,165 for his campaign, while Voorhees raised $3,896. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Iowa House of Reps., 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Olson was re-elected to the 68th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Larry Voorhees (R).<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  Olson raised $25,165 for his campaign, while Voorhees raised $3,896.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 ''Follow The Money'', "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Olson
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|Full name = Rick Olson
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4802 ''followthemoney.org'', "Olson, Rick L," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 23958
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2010 = 24725
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 68]]
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|totalraised2008 = 25165
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 68]]
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|totalraised2006 = 12683
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006|Iowa State House, District 68]]
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|totalraised2004 = 20761
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004|Iowa State House, District 68]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Olson
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|full Name = Rick Olson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140205
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|office= Iowa House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 23,958
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|org1 = Iowa State Bar Association
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|org2 = Citizens For Preservation of Racing
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|org3 = Iowa Dental Association
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|org4 = Stoltze, Bruce H
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|org5 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|orgamount1 = 2450
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1350
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|orgamount5 = 1350
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|}}
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===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>
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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 ''Follow The Money'', "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008 Olson collected $25,165 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96518 2008 Contributions to Rick Olson]</ref>
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In 2008 Olson collected $25,165 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96518 ''Follow The Money'', "2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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==See also==
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives]]
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives#Committees|Iowa House Committees]]
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives District 31]]
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==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]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000109/rick-olson/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32444 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32444 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32444 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96518 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80171 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63002 2004]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140205 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121576 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96518 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80171 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63002 2004]
  
 
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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.

Biography

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

2014

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Rick L. Olson was unopposed in the Democratic primary and will face Joshua James Herbert (L) in the general election.[2][3][4]

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.[5][6]

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.[7]

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).[8] Olson raised $25,165 for his campaign, while Voorhees raised $3,896.[9]

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Olson is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Olson raised a total of $107,292 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[10]

Rick Olson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 31 Won $23,958
2010 Iowa State House, District 68 Won $24,725
2008 Iowa State House, District 68 Won $25,165
2006 Iowa State House, District 68 Won $12,683
2004 Iowa State House, District 68 Won $20,761
Grand Total Raised $107,292

2012

Olson won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Olson raised a total of $23,958.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rick Olson's campaign in 2012
Iowa State Bar Association$2,450
Citizens For Preservation of Racing$2,000
Iowa Dental Association$2,000
Stoltze, Bruce H$1,350
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$1,350
Total Raised in 2012$23,958
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Olson collected $24,725 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[11]

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.[12]

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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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)