|Iowa House of Representatives District 70|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Graceland College, 1988|
|Date of birth||May 21, 1966|
|Place of birth||Ames, IA|
Taylor's professional experience includes working as a Staff Representative with the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Iowa Council 61 and a Commissioner with the Iowa Department of Elder Affairs.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Taylor served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• State Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Taylor served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• State Government|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Taylor served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Rebuild Iowa and Disaster Recovery|
|• State Government|
Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Todd Taylor was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Taylor ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 70. Taylor ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Lance Lefebure (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 70, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Todd Taylor Incumbent||63.9%||10,487|
Taylor won re-election to the 34th District seat against Jim Burke (R). Taylor had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 34 General Election (2010)|
|Todd Taylor (D)||5,959|
|Jim Burke (R)||4,246|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 34|
|Todd Taylor (D)||11,625|
Comprehensive donor information for Taylor is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Taylor raised a total of $281,189 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.
|Todd Taylor's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 70||$28,311|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 34||$40,747|
|2008||Iowa State House, District 34||$43,302|
|2006||Iowa State House, District 34||$43,379|
|2004||Iowa State House, District 34||$44,423|
|2002||Iowa State House, District 34||$36,983|
|2000||Iowa State House, District 54||$16,937|
|1998||Iowa State House, District 54||$27,107|
|Grand Total Raised||$281,189|
2012Taylor won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Taylor raised a total of $28,311.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Todd Taylor's campaign in 2012|
|Hawkeye Labor Council||$4,000|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$3,000|
|Cedar Rapids Building & Construction Trades Council||$1,500|
|Operating Engineers Local 234||$1,250|
|United Transportation Union||$1,250|
|Total Raised in 2012||$28,311|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010 Taylor collected $40,747 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:
|Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Todd Taylor's campaign in 2010|
|AFSCME Iowa Council 61||$6,000|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 125||$4,000|
|Iowa Democratic Party||$2,859|
|United Transportation Union||$2,000|
|Associated General Contractors Of Iowa||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$40,747|
In 2008 Taylor collected $43,302 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 125||$5,000|
|United Transportation Union||$5,000|
|AFSCME Iowa Council 61||$2,495|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$2,000|
Taylor is a member of the Boy Scouts of America and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
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- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
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- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed December 1, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Taylor, Todd," accessed September 20, 2013
- Follow The Money, "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 8, 2014
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 2, 2014
Kevin Koester (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 70
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 34
| Succeeded by|
Bruce Hunter (D)
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