Helen Miller

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For the songwriter, see Helen Miller (songwriter). For the American writer, see Helen Markley Miller.
Helen Miller
Helen Miller - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 9th district
49th (2003 – 2013)
Assumed office
January 13, 2003
Preceded by Mike Cormack
Personal details
Born Newark, New Jersey
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Edward
Children 3 children
Residence Fort Dodge, Iowa
Alma mater Howard University
Our Lady of the Lake University
Georgetown University Law Center
Profession Attorney/Arts Educator
Website Miller's website

Helen Miller is the Iowa State Representative from the 9th District. A Democrat, she has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003.


Miller was born in Newark, New Jersey, and attended South Side High School (now Malcolm X Shabazz High School) there. She graduated from Howard University in Washington, DC with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration and was initiated as a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority. She later earned a Master of Science in library sciences from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. She earned her juris doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.

State legislature[edit]

As of January 2013, Miller serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Economic Growth, Natural Resources, and Transportation committees. She also serves as the ranking member of the Agriculture Committee. Her political experience includes serving as an assistant minority leader in the Iowa House (2005–2006) and an assistant majority leader.

Electoral history[edit]


Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [11]
District 9
Democratic Hellen Miller* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [12]
District 9
Turnout: 14,276
Democratic (newly redistricted) Hellen Miller* Democratic 8,399 58.83%
Matt Alcazar Republican 5,450 38.18%


  1. ^ "Canvass Summary, 2002 Primary Election 6/4/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-01. p. 21. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  2. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2002 General Election 11/5/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 32. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 Primary Election 6/8/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  4. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 General Election 11/2/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  5. ^ "2006 Primary Election, Official Results" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  6. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, Election: 2006 General Election-11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 37. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 171. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  8. ^ "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 4, 2008 General Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 47. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  9. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  10. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 90. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  11. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 77. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  12. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 55. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Dick Myers
49th District
2003 – 2013
Succeeded by
Dave Deyoe
Preceded by
Stewart Iverson
9th District
2013 – present
Succeeded by