Jo Oldson

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Jo Oldson
Jo Oldson - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 41st district
61st (2003 – 2013)
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 13, 2003
Preceded by Jane Greimann
Personal details
Born (1956-05-15) May 15, 1956 (age 58)
Eagle Grove, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Bruce
Residence Des Moines, Iowa
Alma mater Drake University
Occupation Attorney
Religion United Church of Christ
Website Oldson's website

Jo Oldson (born May 15, 1956) is the Iowa State Representative from the 41st District. A Democrat, she has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003. Oldson was born and raised in Eagle Grove, Iowa and resides in Des Moines. She received her BA and JD from Drake University.

As of June 2013, Oldson serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Commerce and Judiciary committees. She also serves as the ranking member of the Ways and Means committee.

Oldson first won election in 2002, following the 2002 redistricting, winning a three-way primary and defeating incumbent Republican Betty Grundberg from the old 73rd District.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [8]
District 61
Democratic Jo Oldson* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [9]
District 61
Turnout: 15,769
Democratic hold Jo Oldson* Democratic 10,519 66.7
Eric Kohlsdorf Republican 5,213 33.1
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [10]
District 61
Democratic Jo Oldson* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [11]
District 61
Turnout: 12,871
Democratic hold Jo Oldson* Democratic 7,943 61.7
Darlene Blake Republican 4,274 33.2
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [12]
District 41
Democratic (newly redistricted) Jo Oldson* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [13]
District 41
Turnout: 18,209
Democratic (newly redistricted) Jo Oldson* Democratic 12,055 66.20%
Clarke Davidson Republican 5,054 27.76%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 Primary Election (6/4/2002)". Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-01. p. 27. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  2. ^ Grundberg was an incumbent from the 73rd District.
  3. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 General Election (11/5/2002)". Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-12-02. p. 34. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 Primary Election 6/8/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  5. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 General Election (11/2/2004)". Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 32. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  6. ^ "2006 Primary Election, Official Results" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006". Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 40. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  8. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 195. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  9. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  10. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  11. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010". Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 102. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  12. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 141. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  13. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 87. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jane Greimann
61st District
2003 – 2013
Succeeded by
Anesa Kajtazovic
Preceded by
Daniel Kelley
41st District
2013 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent