Rick Olson

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Rick Olson
Rick Olson - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 31st district
68th (2005 – 2013)
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 10, 2005
Preceded by John Connors
Personal details
Born Des Moines, Iowa
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Brenda
Children Three children
Residence Des Moines, Iowa
Alma mater Drake University
Profession Attorney
Website Olson's website

Rick L. Olson is the Iowa State Representative from the 31st District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2005. Olson was born, raised, and resides in Des Moines, Iowa. He attended Grandview College and received his undergraduate degree and his J.D. from Drake University.

As of January 2013, Olson serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Judiciary, Public Safety, and Transportation committees. He also serves as a member of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2006 [1]
District 68
Democratic Rick L. Olson Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2006 [2]
District 68
Democratic hold Rick L. Olson Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [3]
District 68
Democratic Rick L. Olson* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 [4]
District 68
Turnout: 13,705
Democratic hold Rick L. Olson* Democratic 8,671 63.27%
Larry Voorhees Republican 4,267 31.13%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [5]
District 68
Democratic Rick L. Olson* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [6]
District 68
Turnout: 9,553
Democratic hold Rick L. Olson* Democratic 5,747 60.16%
Dave Dicks Republican 3,309 34.64%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [7]
District 31
Democratic Rick L. Olson* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [8]
District 31
Democratic (newly redistricted) Rick L. Olson* Democratic unopposed

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Connors
68th District
2005 – 2013
Succeeded by
Daniel Lundby
Preceded by
Lee Hein
31st District
2013 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent