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  name                = Vicki Lensing |
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  |Name = Vicki Lensing
  political position  = Iowa House of Representatives District 78 |
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  |Profile picture = Vicki Lensing.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 85
  assumed office     = 2001 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2013 |
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|Tenure = 2001-Present
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2001
  website             = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=45 House website] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Vicki Lensing''' (b. June 21, 1957) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 78th District since 2001.
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Birthday = June 21, 1957
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|Place of birth = Iowa City, IA
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|Profession = Business Owner
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|Religion = Lutheran
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}}{{tnr}}'''Vicki Lensing''' (b. June 21, 1957) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 85. She was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
* [[Environmental Protection Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Environmental Protection]]
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===2013-2014===
* [[Government Oversight Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Government Oversight]] (Chair)
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lensing served on the following committees:
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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* [[State Government Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|State Government]]
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee2 = Government Oversight
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|Committee3 = Judiciary
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|Committee4 = State Government 
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lensing served on the following committees:
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee2 = Judiciary  
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|Committee3 = State Government  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lensing served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee2 = Government Oversight
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Judiciary
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|Committee4 = State Government  
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Lensing ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 85. Lensing ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. No Republican candidates filed for the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Lensing won re-election to the 78th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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Lensing won re-election to the 78th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
  
 
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==Campaign Donors==
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Lensing
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|Full name = Vicki Lensing
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|year = 2000
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|Editdate = September 20, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4805 ''followthemoney.org'', "Lensing, Vicki," accessed September 20, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 16026
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 85]]
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|totalraised2010 = 17390
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 78]]
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|totalraised2008 = 13579
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 78]]
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|totalraised2006 = 12144
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006|Iowa State House, District 78]]
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|totalraised2004 = 12287
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004|Iowa State House, District 78]]
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|totalraised2002 = 13910
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002|Iowa State House, District 78]]
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|totalraised2000 = 17975
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2000|Iowa State House, District 45]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Lensing
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|full Name = Vicki Lensing
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140215
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|office= Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 16,026
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|org1 = International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
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|org2 = Iowa Dental Association
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|org3 = Johnson County Democratic Central Cmte
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|org4 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org5 = Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association
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|orgamount1 = 2750
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|orgamount2 = 1500
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|orgamount3 = 1202
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
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===2010===
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In 2010 Lensing collected $17,390 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $17,390
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|org1 = Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association
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|org2 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org3 = Associated General Contractors Of Iowa
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|org4 = Iowa Funeral Directors Association PAC
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|org5 = Iowa Health Care Association
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|orgdonor1 = $2,000
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|orgdonor2 = $1,000
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|orgdonor3 = $1,000
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|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgdonor5 = $500
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|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.house.iowa.gov/lensing/?page_id=3 Vicki Lensing's Official Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=45 Vicki Lensing on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=45 Vicki Lensing on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32463 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32463 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32463 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32463 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96496 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80147 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62977 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13336 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27819 2000]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140215 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121583 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96496 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80147 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62977 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13336 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27819 2000]
  
 
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Vicki Lensing
Vicki Lensing.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 85
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa, 1979
Personal
BirthdayJune 21, 1957
Place of birthIowa City, IA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Vicki Lensing (b. June 21, 1957) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 85. She was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Environmental Protection
Government Oversight
Judiciary
State Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lensing ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 85. Lensing ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. No Republican candidates filed for the district. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]


2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lensing won re-election to the 78th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 78
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVicki Lensing (D) 11,364

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lensing was re-elected to the 78th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives with no opposition. [4] She raised $13,579 for her campaign. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 78
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVicki Lensing (D) 15,702

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lensing is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Lensing raised a total of $103,311 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[6]

Vicki Lensing's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 85 Won $16,026
2010 Iowa State House, District 78 Won $17,390
2008 Iowa State House, District 78 Won $13,579
2006 Iowa State House, District 78 Won $12,144
2004 Iowa State House, District 78 Won $12,287
2002 Iowa State House, District 78 Won $13,910
2000 Iowa State House, District 45 Won $17,975
Grand Total Raised $103,311

2012

Lensing won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lensing raised a total of $16,026.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Vicki Lensing's campaign in 2012
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$2,750
Iowa Dental Association$1,500
Johnson County Democratic Central Cmte$1,202
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$1,000
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$16,026
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Lensing collected $17,390 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Vicki Lensing's campaign in 2010
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association$2,000
Iowa Credit Union League$1,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$1,000
Iowa Funeral Directors Association PAC$500
Iowa Health Care Association$500
Total Raised in 2010 $17,390

2008

In 2008 Lensing collected $13,579 in donations.[8]

Her five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Schwartz, Bernard L. $3,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500
Iowa Bankers Association $1,000
Iowa Hospital Association $1,000
Iowa Credit Union League $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Lykam (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 85
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 78
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Jarad Klein (R)