Jeff Lamberti

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Jeff Lamberti
Picture of Jeff Lamberti
Personal details
Born (1962-10-21) October 21, 1962 (age 52)
Ankeny, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Shannon Lamberti
Children Meredith Lamberti
Domenic Lamberti
Residence Ankeny, Iowa
Alma mater Drake University (BA)
Drake University (MBA, JD)

Jeffrey M. Lamberti (born October 21, 1962 in Ankeny, Iowa[1]) is the former Republican Senate leader and two term state senator representing the 35th District of the Iowa Senate, and served two terms as State Representative. In the 2006 mid-term election, Lamberti was the Republican nominee for U.S. Congress in Iowa's 3rd congressional district, losing to incumbent Democrat Leonard Boswell in a hotly contested race. Lamberti received 46% of the vote to Boswell's 52%. He was succeeded in the Iowa Senate by Republican Larry Noble.

Lamberti was nominated to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission by Gov. Terry Branstad. He was elected as its chairman on Jun 7, 2012, and his term expired on April 30, 2014.

Lamberti is an attorney and is president of Block, Lamberti, & Gocke law firm. He is the son of Donald Lamberti, founder of Ankeny-based Casey's General Stores.

Electoral history[edit]

Iowa State House 065 election, 1994[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Lamberti 7,455 56.43%
Democratic Mark A. Haverland (inc.) 5,756 43.57%
Independent 1 0.01%
Totals 13,212 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic
Iowa State House 065 election, 1996[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Lamberti (inc.) 9,299 59.89%
Democratic Paul Gnade 6,211 40.00%
Other 16 0.10%
Totals 15,526 100.00%
Iowa State Senate 33 election, 1998[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Lamberti 17,147 84.23%
Reform Alan Palmer 3,146 15.45%
Independent Blank/Scattering 64 0.34%
Totals 20,357 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic
Iowa State Senate 35 election, 2002[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Lamberti 18,117 98.35%
Independent 304 1.65%
Totals 18,421 100.00%
Republican gain from Democratic
Iowa's 3rd congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leonard Boswell (inc.) 115,769 51.90%
Republican Jeff Lamberti 103,722 46.50%
Socialist Workers Helen Meyers 3,591 1.61%
Totals 223,082 100.00%

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