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Ruth Ann Gaines
Ruth Ann Gaines.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 32
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sClarke College, 1969
Master'sUniversity of California in Santa Barbara, 1970
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ruth Ann Gaines is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 32. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Gaines earned her B.A. in Drama and Speech from Clarke College and her M.A. in Dramatic Art from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He professional experience includes teaching.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Government Oversight
Public Safety
Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gaines ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 32. Gaines ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Joe Corbin in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuth Ann Gaines Incumbent 72.2% 8,073
     Republican Joe Corbin 27.8% 3,109
Total Votes 11,182

2010

Gaines won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Gary L. Jordan (R) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 65 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRuth Ann Gaines (D) 4,887
Gary L. Jordan (R) 2,358

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Gaines raised $7,410 in contributions. [4]

No contributions to her campaign were of $1,000 or more.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Lukan (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 32
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Wayne Ford
Iowa House of Representatives District 65
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Tyler Olson (D)