Dave Tjepkes

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Dave Tjepkes
David A. Tjepkes - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 50th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 13, 2003
Preceded by Ro Foege
Personal details
Born (1944-04-22) April 22, 1944 (age 70)
Sibley, Iowa
Political party Republican
Website Tjepkes's website

David A. "Dave" Tjepkes (born April 22, 1944) is the Iowa State Representative from the 50th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003.

As of September 2011, Tjepkes serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Government Oversight, Judiciary, Local Government, and Public Safety committees. He also serves as chair of the Transportation Committee and as a member of the Joint Government Oversight Committee and the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council. His prior political experience includes serving as mayor of Gowrie.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2002 [1]
District 50
Turnout: 2,439
Republican David A. Tjepkes Republican 1,504 61.7
Paul E. Iverson Republican 935 38.3
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002 [2]
District 50
Turnout: 10,198
Republican (newly redistricted) David A. Tjepkes Republican 5,373 52.7
Shane S. Matthews Democratic 4,824 47.3
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [3]
District 50
Republican hold David A. Tjepkes* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 [4]
District 50
Turnout: 10,073
Republican hold David A. Tjepkes* Republican 5,493 54.5
Lynne R. Gentry Democratic 4,351 43.2
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [5]
District 50
Turnout: 12,721
Republican hold David A. Tjepkes* Republican 8,195 64.4
Lynne Gentry Democratic 4,519 35.5
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [6]
District 50
Republican hold David Tjepkes Republican unopposed

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ro Foege
50th District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent