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Walt Rogers
Walt Rogers.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 20
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa, 1984
Personal
BirthdayJuly 5, 1961
Place of birthWaterloo
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Walt Rogers (b. July 5, 1961) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 20th District since January 10, 2011.

Rogers is a leadership consultant with experience as a concert/event planner. He is also a board member for the community organizations Safe and Drug Free Committee, Alternatives Pregnancy Center, My Waterloo Days and Love Cedar Valley. He holds a bachelor's of technology in Manufacturing and Management Technology from the University of Northern Iowa.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Walt Rogers endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rogers ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 60. Rogers ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Bob Greenwood (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

Rogers won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Doris Kelley (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 20 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWalt Rogers (R) 6,997
Doris Kelley (D) 6,031

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jeff Danielson was re-elected to the 10th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Walt Rogers (R). A districtwide recount was conducted after one of the closest races in Black Hawk County history. On November 26, 2008, Rogers conceded the race.[5][6] Danielson raised $270,574 for his campaign, while Rogers raised $78,184. [7]

Iowa State Senate, District 10, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Danielson Incumbent 50% 16,103
     Republican Walt Rogers 50% 16,081
Total Votes 32,184

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Rogers raised $180,105 in contributions. [8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $84,442
Block, John W $12,350
Iowa Credit Union League $10,000
For Americas Republican Majority PAC $5,000

Personal

Rogers and his wife, Jenny, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Doris Kelley
Iowa House District 20
2011–present
Succeeded by
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