Gary Worthan

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Gary Worthan
Gary Worthan 86thGA.jpeg
86th General Assembly portrait (2015)
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 11th district
52nd (2007–2013)
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Preceded by Mary Lou Freeman
Personal details
Born (1954-01-11) January 11, 1954 (age 64)
Storm Lake, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Residence Storm Lake, Iowa
Alma mater Iowa State University
Profession Farmer
Website legis.iowa.gov/...

Gary Worthan (born January 11, 1954) is the Iowa State Representative from the 11th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2007, having won a December 13, 2006 special election to replace the deceased Mary Lou Freeman, who had run unopposed in the general election.[1][2] Smith was born and lives in Storm Lake, Iowa. He has an A.A. in farm operations from Iowa State University.

As of January 2013, Worthan serves on several committees in the Iowa House – the Appropriations committee, the Judiciary committee, the Public Safety committee, and the Veterans Affairs committee. He also serves as chair of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee.

Electoral history[edit]

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives special election, 2006 [1]
District 52
Republican hold Gary Worthan Republican 2,003
Kate Logan Democratic 791
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [3]
District 52
Republican Gary Worthan* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 [4]
District 52
Turnout: 11,917
Republican hold Gary Worthan* Republican 7,362 61.78%
Russell P. Camerer Democratic 3,843 32.24%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [5]
District 52
Republican Gary Worthan* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [6]
District 52
Turnout: 8,635
Republican hold Gary Worthan* Republican 6,076 70.36%
Danuta Hutchins Democratic 2,175 25.19%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [7]
District 11
Republican Gary Worthan* Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [8]
District 11
Republican (newly redistricted) Gary Worthan* Republican unopposed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Republicans Hold Onto Iowa House Seat". KCCI Channel 8 – Des Moines. 2006-12-14. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 38. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 178. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  4. ^ "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 4, 2008 General Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 48. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  5. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  6. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 93. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  7. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 82. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  8. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 57. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Mary Lou Freeman
52nd District
2007–2013
Succeeded by
vacant
Preceded by
Henry Rayhons
11th District
2013–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent