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Sandy Salmon

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Sandy Salmon
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Iowa House of Representatives District 63
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 2
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
High schoolKingsley-Pierson High School (1973)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa (1977)
Military service
Years of service1977-1980
Place of birthFort Still, Oklahoma
Office website
Sandy Salmon a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 63. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Salmon earned her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Northern Iowa.[1]

Committee assignments


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

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


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."


  • 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."


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



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

Comprehensive donor information for Salmon is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Salmon raised a total of $182,220 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[2]

Sandy Salmon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 63 Won $182,220
Grand Total Raised $182,220


Salmon won election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Salmon raised a total of $182,220.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sandy Salmon's campaign in 2012
Iowa Republican Party$132,721
Iowa Farm Bureau$3,500
Salmon, Caleb$1,300
Iowa Bankers Association$1,000
Bremer County Republican Central Cmte$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$182,220
Source:Follow the Money


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

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Scott Raecker (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 63
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