Thomas Sands

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Thomas Sands
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Iowa House of Representatives District 87
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Current term ends
January 10, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Commercial Loan Officer and Appraiser
Website House website
Thomas Sands (b. September 13, 1954) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 87th District since 2003. He was Finance Chair of the Columbus Junction City Council from 1996-2002.

Sands is a Commercial Loan Officer and Appraiser with Columbus Junction State Bank. He has previously been a Life Insurance Agent with Life Investors Company from 1994-1998, Appraiser with Vanguard Appraisals from 1996-1997, Sales Manager of the Sajak Farm Implement Company from 1990-1993, and Owner/Operator of Grain and Livestock Farm from 1972-1992.

Sands is a Township Trustee in Concord Township, Finance Director of the Louisa County Farm Bureau, Charter Member/First Commander of the Sons of the American Legion, and a member of the United Methodist Church.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sands has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sands served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sands won re-election to the 87th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Sands (R) 7,163

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sands was re-elected to the 87th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Frank Best (D). [3] Sands raised $136,821 for his campaign, while Best raised $263,534. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Sands (R) 6,949
Frank Best (D) 6,115

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Sands collected $136,821 in donations.[5]

His for largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $25,681
Iowa Bankers Association $20,500
Iowans for Tax Relief $15,000
Sands, Thomas R. $4,028

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