Walt Rogers

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Walt Rogers
Walt Rogers - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 20th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 10, 2011
Preceded by Doris Kelley
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jenny
Children 3 (all grown)
Residence Cedar Falls, Iowa
Alma mater University of Northern Iowa
Religion Christian
Website Rogers' website

Walt Rogers (born July 5, 1961) is the Iowa State Representative from the 20th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2011.

As of October 2011, Rogers serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Appropriations, Judiciary, State Government, and Transportation committees. He also serves as the vice chair of the Administration and Regulation Appropriations Subcommittee and as a member of the Research and Development School Advisory Council.

On October 1, 2013, Rogers announced his candidacy for United States Congress in Iowa's 1st congressional district in the 2014 election cycle.

Electoral history[edit]

In his first campaign for public office, Rogers lost his 2008 election bid for the Iowa Senate's 10th District, losing to incumbent Democrat Jeff Danielson by a margin of only 22 votes. Rogers was elected in 2010, defeating incumbent Democrat Doris Kelley; he was reelected in 2012 over challenger Bob Greenwood.

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa Senate elections, 2008 [1]
District 10
Turnout: 32,215
Democratic hold Jeff Danielson* Democratic 16,103 50.0
Walt Rogers Republican 16,081 49.9
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [2]
District 20
Turnout: 13,288
Republican gain from Democratic Walt Rogers Republican 6,997 52.7
Doris J. Kelley* Democratic 6,031 45.4
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012 [3]
District 60
Turnout: 13,288
Republican hold Walt Rogers* Republican 8,966 51.9
Bob Greenwood Democratic 8,298 48.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010". Iowa Secretary of State. December 16, 2010. p. 61. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary". Iowa Secretary of State. December 14, 2012. p. 106. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Doris Kelley
20th District
2011 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent