Jeff Smith (Iowa politician)
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 1st district
6th (2011 – 2013)
January 10, 2011
|Preceded by||Mike May|
July 23, 1967 |
|Alma mater||Iowa State University|
Jeff Smith (born 1967) is the Iowa State Representative from the 1st District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2011. Smith was born in Plover, Iowa. He has a bachelors degree in public service and administration from Iowa State University.
As of January 2013[update], Smith serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Administration and Rules, Commerce, Environmental Protection, and Natural Resources committees. He is an Assistant Leader and also serves as the chair of the Ethics committee.
Jeff was born June 23, 1967, to Garth and Marilynn Smith of Plover, Iowa. Jeff has one sister, who lives in Aurora, Colorado and one brother, who lives in Levelland, Texas.
He grew up on his family farm in Plover, Iowa and graduated from Havelock-Plover High School in 1986. Following high school, he attended Iowa State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Service and Administration in Agriculture in 1991. After graduation, Jeff returned to work for his family’s farming operation where he raised corn and soybeans and managed a feeder pig operation. In 1994 Jeff moved to Spirit Lake where he worked for First Bank and Trust as a farm and commercial lender and branch manager.
Jeff is a member of the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church, where he has served as the Finance Committee Chairman. He is a member and past President of the Spirit Lake Noon Kiwanis, a former Co-Chair of the University of Okoboji Winter Games, and a previous local director of the Midwest Youth Football League. Jeff has also served on the board of directors for the Spirit Lake Mainsail Chamber of Commerce, the Iowa Bankers Association Ag Committee, the City of Spirit Lake Zoning Board, and the Spirit Lake Youth Athletic Association.
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 
|Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 
|Republican hold||Jeff Smith||Republican||unopposed|
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 
|Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 
|Republican (newly redistricted)||Jeff Smith*||Republican||unopposed|
- "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. 34. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 62. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 47. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jeff Smith (Iowa politician).|
- Representative Jeff Smith official Iowa General Assembly site
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Profile at Iowa House Republicans
|Iowa House of Representatives|
2011 – 2013
2013 – present