David Dawson (politician)
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 14th district
January 14, 2013
|Preceded by||Josh Byrnes|
October 5, 1973 |
|Residence||Sioux City, Iowa|
|Alma mater||Iowa State University
UCLA School of Law
David Alan Dawson (born October 5, 1973, in Cherokee) is the Iowa State Representative from the 14th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2013. He has a bachelors degree in sociology and psychology from Iowa State University and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.
As of January 2013[update], Dawson serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Commerce, Human Resources, Judiciary, and Public Safety committees. He also serves as a member of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee.
Early life and education
Dawson was raised in Washta, Iowa and graduated as Valedictorian from Willow Community High School in 1992. In 1992, he obtained his degree in Sociology and Psychology from Iowa State University. In 1999 he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles.
After graduating law school, Dawson worked as an attorney with the Law Firm of Winston & Strawn in Chicago. After his time here, Dawson became a prosecutor for the Woodbury County Attorney's Office. In 2010, he started his own law office focussing on children and families.
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 
|Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 
|Republican gain from Democratic||Jeremy Taylor||Republican||4,645||52.54%|
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 
|Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 
|Democratic (newly redistricted)||David Dawson||Democratic||6,617||46.56%|
Dawson is a member of the following organizations:
- "Biography". Dawson for Iowa. Retrieved 4 December 2013.
- "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 42. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 87. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 60. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
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- Representative David Dawson official Iowa General Assembly site
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Iowa House Democrats
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2013 – present
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