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Sandy Salmon

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Sandy Salmon
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Iowa House of Representatives District 63
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolKingsley-Pierson High School (1973)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa (1977)
Military service
Service/branchMarines
Years of service1977-1980
Personal
Place of birthFort Still, Oklahoma
ProfessionFarming
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sandy Salmon a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 63 since 2013.

Salmon attended the University of Northern Iowa, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Business Management.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Natural Resources
Public Safety
Veterans Affairs, Vice-chair

Issues

Campaign themes

Salmon's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Economic Conservative

  • Excerpt:"Cut taxes and enact meaningful property tax relief and reform – so businesses will want to expand and jobs will be created and to help families and those on fixed incomes keep more of their own money."

Education

  • Excerpt:"Greater local control of schools – decentralize it - let parents, school boards, administrators, and teachers handle it – they are capable – let’s support them."

Traditional Marriage

  • Excerpt:"Only marriage between one man and one woman should be valid or recognized in the U.S. or in Iowa."

Parental Rights

  • Excerpt:"Parental rights amendment to the U.S. Constitution – parents have the right to direct the upbringing and education of their children."

Pro-Life

  • Excerpt:"Right to life for the unborn child."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Salmon ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 63. Salmon ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Bill Heckroth (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Iowa House of Representatives, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSandy Salmon 50.3% 8,298
     Democratic Bill Heckroth 49.7% 8,183
Total Votes 16,481

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Salmon and her husband Matt have three children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Scott Raecker (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 63
2013–present
Succeeded by
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