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|Running for U.S. House, Iowa District 1|
|General election||November 4, 2014|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 60|
|January 10, 2011-Present|
|January 11, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Northern Iowa, 1984|
|Date of birth||July 5, 1961|
|Place of birth||Waterloo|
Rogers serves as Assistant Majority Leader.
Rogers earned his B.S. in Manufacturing and Management Technology from the University of Northern Iowa. His professional experience includes working as a leadership consultant and concert/event planner.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rogers served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Administration and Rules, Vice-chair|
|• Economic Growth|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rogers served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• 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. Karyn Finn was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Walt Rogers defeated Jason Welch in the Republican primary. Finn faced Rogers in the general election. Incumbent Rogers defeated Finn in the general election.
|Iowa House of Representatives District 60, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Walt Rogers Incumbent||59%||7,841|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 60 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Walt Rogers Incumbent||78.8%||1,256|
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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Walt Rogers Incumbent||51.9%||8,966|
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 20 General Election (2010)|
|Walt Rogers (R)||6,997|
|Doris Kelley (D)||6,031|
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. Danielson raised $270,574 for his campaign, while Rogers raised $78,184.
|Iowa State Senate, District 10, 2008|
|Democratic||Jeff Danielson Incumbent||50%||16,103|
Comprehensive donor information for Rogers is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Rogers raised a total of $476,941 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Walt Rogers's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State House, District 60||$218,652|
|2010||Iowa State House, District 20||$180,105|
|2008||Iowa State Senate, District 10||$78,184|
|Grand Total Raised||$476,941|
|Walt Rogers (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|Year End||January 31, 2014||$0||$127,284||$(56,677)||$70,606|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2014||$70,606||$22,011||$(89,988)||$2,629|
2012Rogers won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rogers raised a total of $218,652.
|Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Walt Rogers's campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Republican Party||$128,746|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$7,500|
|Iowa Association of Realtors||$3,000|
|Iowans for Tax Relief||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$218,652|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Rogers raised $180,105 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Republican Party||$84,442|
|Block, John W||$12,350|
|Iowa Credit Union League||$10,000|
|For Americas Republican Majority PAC||$5,000|
Rogers and his wife, Jenny, have three children. He is a board member for the community organizations Safe and Drug Free Committee, Alternatives Pregnancy Center, My Waterloo Days and Love Cedar Valley.
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- Profile from Open States
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- Electful profile
- WCF Courier, "Cedar Falls State Rep. Walt Rogers forms group to probe run for Congress," accessed September 16, 2013
- CT post, "State Rep. Walt Rogers of Iowa quits US House race," accessed March 1, 2014
- Rick Santorum for President, "Iowa State Representative Walt Rogers Endorses Rick Santorum," July 2011
- 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
- The Des Moines Register, "Election2014," accessed November 4, 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
- WCF Courier, "Walt Rogers concedes Senate 10 race," November 26, 2008
- Iowa Secretary of State, "2008 Official election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "Money raised by 2008 Senate candidates," accessed April 8, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Rogers, Walt," accessed September 19, 2013
- Federal Election Commission, "Walt Rogers 2014 Summary reports," accessed May 12, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Year End," accessed May 12, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed May 12, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 2, 2014
Peter Cownie (R)
|Iowa House of Representatives District 60
| Succeeded by|
|Iowa House of Representatives District 20
| Succeeded by|
Clel Baudler (R)
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