Rick Olson

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Rick Olson
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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

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Olson is running in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 31. Olson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[2]

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.[3]

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

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

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Olson collected $24,725 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[6]

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.[7]

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
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