Gene Ficken

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Gene Ficken
Gene Ficken - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
Assumed office
2008
Personal details
Born 1944 (age 72–73)
Spirit Lake, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of Northern Iowa
Religion Lutheran

Gene Ficken (born 1944) is a Democratic politician, representing the 23rd District in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2008.[1]

Ficken is a retired teacher from Independence Community Schools and a small business owner.

He is a member of the Jaycees and Kiwanis.[2]

Committee membership[edit]

  • Education Committee, Iowa House of Representatives (Vice Chair)
  • Natural Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives
  • Subcommittee on Education Appropriations
  • Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa House of Representatives

Election[edit]

2008[edit]

On November 4, 2008, Ficken was elected to the 23rd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Dan Rasmussen (R).[3] Ficken raised $317,415 for his campaign, while Rasmussen raised $230,231.[4]

2010[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives District 23 General Election Unofficial Iowa Election Results

Gene Ficken (D) (5381 votes) (49.02%)
Dan Rasmussen (R) (5587 votes) (50.90%)
write in (9 votes) (0.08%)

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