Jack Drake (politician)

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Jack Drake
Jack Drake - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 21st district
57th (2003 – 2013)
81st (1993 – 2003)
Incumbent
Assumed office
1993
Preceded by Jack Hatch
Personal details
Born (1934-07-29) July 29, 1934 (age 80)
Walnut, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Shirley
Children 4 children
Residence Griswold, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
Profession Farmer
Religion United Methodist
Website Drake's website

Jack E. Drake (born July 29, 1934) is the Iowa State Representative from the 21st District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 1993. Drake was born and raised near Walnut, Iowa and lives in Griswold. Smith attended the University of Iowa.

As of January 2013, Drake serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Agriculture, Appropriations, and State Government committees. He also serves as the chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee.

Biography[edit]

Jack Drake was first elected in 1992. Jack was born on July 29, 1934, in Walnut, Iowa. His father, Wallace, and mother, Arlene, were both farmers. He attended grade school at Lincoln #2 Country School in Walnut. He graduated from Atlantic High School. Following graduation, he attended the University of Iowa.

In 1954, he married his wife, Shirley, and together they have raised four children – three of which still live in SW Iowa. The fourth lives in Nevada, Iowa. Jack and Shirley have eleven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren

Jack attends Griswold United Methodist Church. He is the Chair of the Finance Committee and serves on the Audit Committee. He is a former Sunday school teacher

Currently, Jack is Board Secretary of the Walnut Telephone Company. In addition, he is an active member of the Corn Growers Association, Soybean Association, NFIB, and Iowa Farm Bureau.

He is a former Board Member of the Pottawattamie County Zoning Board; the former President of the East Pottawattamie County Farm Bureau; and the former President of the Pottawattamie County Extension Council. Jack has been active in 4-H and served as a leader of the organization at one time.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [17]
District 57
Republican Jack Drake* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 [18]
District 57
Turnout: 14,510
Republican hold Jack Drake* Republican 8,317 57.32%
Ron Rosmann Democratic 5,835 40.21%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [19]
District 57
Republican Jack Drake* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [20]
District 57
Republican hold Jack Drake* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [21]
District 21
Republican Jack Drake* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [22]
District 21
Turnout: 15,433
Republican (newly redistricted) Jack Drake* Republican 8,322 53.92%
John Rose Democratic 6,297 40.80%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Primary Election, June 2, 1992, Official Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  2. ^ "1992 General Election, November 3, 1992, Official Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Primary Election, June 7, 1994, Official Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 54. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  4. ^ "1994 General Election, November 8, 1994, Official Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 37. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  5. ^ "Iowa Primary Election - June 4, 1996" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 430. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  6. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 5, 1996" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 458. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  7. ^ "1998primcanv.pdf" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 407. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  8. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 3, 1998" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 430. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  9. ^ "June 6, 2000 Primary Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  10. ^ "November 7, 2000 General Election Iowa Official Results, State House of Representatives" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-16. p. 31. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  11. ^ "Canvass Summary, 2002 Primary Election 6/4/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-01. p. 25. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  12. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2002 General Election 11/5/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 33. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  13. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 Primary Election 6/8/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  14. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 General Election 11/2/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  15. ^ "2006 Primary Election, Official Results" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  16. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, Election: 2006 General Election-11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 39. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  17. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 188. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  18. ^ "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 4, 2008 General Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 50. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  19. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  20. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 98. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  21. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 102. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  22. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 67. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jack Hatch
81st District
1993 – 2003
Succeeded by
James Van Fossen
Preceded by
Paul Bell
57th District
2003 – 2013
Succeeded by
Nancy Dunkel
Preceded by
Anesa Kajtazovic
21st District
2013 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent