Cecil Dolecheck

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Cecil Dolecheck
Cecil Dolecheck - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 24th district
96th (2003 – 2013)
88th (1997 – 2003)
Incumbent
Assumed office
1997
Preceded by Horace Daggett
Personal details
Born (1951-05-30) May 30, 1951 (age 63)
Mount Ayr, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Becky
Children Eric, Josie, Darin
Residence Mount Ayr, Iowa
Alma mater Iowa State University
Occupation Farmer
Religion United Methodist
Website Dolecheck's website

Cecil A. Dolecheck (born May 30, 1951) is the Iowa State Representative from the 24th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 1997. Dolecheck was born, raised, and resides in Mount Ayr, Iowa. He attended Iowa State University.

As of January 2013, Dolecheck serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Appropriations, Education, Local Government, and Natural Resources committees. He also serves as the chair of the Education Appropriations Subcommittee. His political experience includes serving as Assistant Majority Leader of the Iowa House and as a Ringgold County Voting Delegate with Farm Bureau.

Biography[edit]

Dolecheck was first elected to the House in 1996. Dolecheck was born on May 30, 1951, in Mount Ayr. His father, Ivan, and mother, Leola, farmed in Ringold County near Mount Ayr.

He graduated from the Mt. Ayr Community School District in 1969. He attended Iowa State University for two years and returned to the farm.

Dolecheck's first wife, Becky, died in 2001. Dolecheck and his second wife Patti were married December 8, 2005, in Mt. Ayr, and have five children and 12 grandchildren. Dolecheck attends the First Christian Church in Mount Ayr.

Dolecheck is active in the Farm Bureau and Lions Club. He is past President of both the County Farm Bureau and County Pork Producers. He is a former director and past president of the Farmers Cooperative Company of Afton, Arispe, Creston, Osceola, Mount Ayr, and Macksburg, Iowa. Dolecheck has also served as a 4-H leader and a member of the Sheriff's Posse.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [13]
District 96
Republican Cecil Dolecheck* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 [14]
District 96
Turnout: 13,241
Republican hold Cecil Dolecheck* Republican 7,840 59.21%
Dennis R. Cooper Democratic 5,269 39.79%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [15]
District 96
Republican Cecil Dolecheck* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [16]
District 96
Republican hold Cecil Dolecheck* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [17]
District 24
Turnout: 3,504
Republican Cecil Dolecheck* Republican 1,911 54.54%
Jane C. Jensen Republican 1,330 37.96%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [18]
District 24
Republican (newly redistricted) Cecil Dolecheck* Republican unopposed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa Primary Election - June 4, 1996" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 431. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  2. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 5, 1996" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 459. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ "1998primcanv.pdf" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 408. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  4. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 3, 1998" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 431. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  5. ^ "June 6, 2000 Primary Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2000 General Election Iowa Official Results, State House of Representatives" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-16. p. 32. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Canvass Summary, 2002 Primary Election 6/4/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-01. p. 42. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  8. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2002 General Election 11/5/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 40. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  9. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 Primary Election 6/8/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  10. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 General Election 11/2/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  11. ^ "2006 Primary Election, Official Results" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  12. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, Election: 2006 General Election-11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 49. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  13. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 266. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  14. ^ "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 4, 2008 General Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 61. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  15. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  16. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 137. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  17. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 108. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  18. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 70. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Horace Daggett
88th District
1997 – 2003
Succeeded by
Dennis Cohoon
Preceded by
Jim Van Engelenhoven
96th District
2003 – 2013
Succeeded by
Lee Hein
Preceded by
Roger Thomas
24th District
2013 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent