Gene Fraise

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Gene Fraise
Gene Fraise - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 46th district
31st (1986-1993)
50th (1993-2003)
In office
1986–2013
Preceded by Lowell Junkins
Succeeded by Chris Brase
Personal details
Born (1932-05-07) May 7, 1932 (age 84)
West Point, Iowa
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Faye Pumphrey
Residence Fort Madison, Iowa
Occupation Farmer
Website Fraise's website

Eugene S. "Gene" Fraise (born May 7, 1932) was the Iowa State Senator from the 46th District. He served in the Iowa Senate since 1986, when he filled a vacancy left by Lowell Junkins' resignation, until 2013. [1]

Fraise served on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Appropriations committee; the Judiciary committee; and the Agriculture committee, where he is chair. He also served as vice chair of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee. His prior political experience includes sitting on the Lee County Board of Supervisors for seven years.

Fraise was re-elected in 2004 with 14,272 votes (53%), defeating Republican opponent Doug P. Abolt. [2]

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Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Lowell Junkins
31st District
1986 – 1993
Succeeded by
Ralph Rosenberg
Preceded by
Michael Gronstal
50th District
1993 – 2003
Succeeded by
Michael Gronstal
Preceded by
Paul McKinley
46th District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent