Dan Kelley

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Dan Kelley
Dan Kelley - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
84th General Assembly portrait (2011)
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 29th district
41st (2011–2013)
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 8, 2017
Preceded by Paul Bell
Succeeded by Wes Breckenridge
Personal details
Born 1970 (age 47–48)
Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S.
Residence Newton, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
Profession Realtor/Small Business Owner
Website legis.iowa.gov/...

Daniel D. "Dan" Kelley (born 1970) was the Iowa State Representative from the 29th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2011-2017. Kelley was born in Marshalltown, Iowa and was raised and resides in Newton. He has a B.A. with honors in communication studies from the University of Iowa.

Kelley endorsed Martin O'Malley in the 2016 Presidential Election.[1]

In 2017, Dan Kelley founded the Stand Up to Bullies Party and lost reelection in a landslide defeat to Democrat Wes Breckenridge. [2]

Electoral history[edit]


Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives nominating convention, 2010 [3]
District 41
Turnout: 15 delegates casting 6,446 votes
Democratic Dan Kelley Democratic 8 delegates casting 3,326 votes
Wes Breckenridge Democratic 7 delegates casting 3,120 votes
Tracy Doonen Democratic 0 delegates casting 0 votes
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [4]
District 41
Turnout: 11,945
Democratic hold Dan Kelley Democratic 5,869 49.13%
Gabriel Swersie Republican 5,595 46.84%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [5]
District 29
Democratic Dan Kelley* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [6]
District 29
Turnout: 16,399
Democratic (newly redistricted) Dan Kelley* Democratic 9,831 55.07%
Gabe Swersie Republican 5,927 36.14%


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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Paul Bell
41st District
Succeeded by
Jo Oldson
Preceded by
Nathan Willems
29th District
Succeeded by
Wes Breckenridge