Jamie Van Fossen

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For former Iowa House member from the 84th district, see Jim Van Fossen.
Jamie Van Fossen
Jamie Van Fossen - Official Portrait - 82nd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 81st district
42nd (1995 – 2003)
In office
January 9, 1995 – January 11, 2009
Preceded by Robert Rafferty
Succeeded by Phyllis Thede
Personal details
Born (1960-05-05) May 5, 1960 (age 56)
Rock Island, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dawn
Relations Jim, father
Residence Davenport, Iowa
Alma mater Saint Ambrose University
Website Van Fossen's website

James "Jamie" Van Fossen (born May 5, 1960) is a former Iowa State Representative from the 81st and 42nd Districts. A Republican, he served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009. He received his BBA from Saint Ambrose University.

During his last term in the Iowa House, Van Fossen served on the Commerce, Economic Growth, Local Government, and Ways and Means committees.

Van Fossen was first elected in 1994 in then-District 42. After the districts were redrawn for the 2002 election, he served in the 81st district. He left office in 2009, having lost his 2008 reelection bid to Democratic opponent Phyllis Thede.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002 [7]
District 81
Turnout: 9,711
Republican (newly redistricted) James Van Fossen* Republican 5,619 57.9
Wayne Hean Democratic 4,073 41.9
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [8]
District 81
Turnout: 14,766
Republican hold Jamie Van Fossen* Republican 8,134 55.1
Alan E. Guard Democratic 6,611 44.8
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 [9]
District 81
Turnout: 10,760
Republican hold Jamie Van Fossen* Republican 5,501 51.1
Lauren H. Phelps Democratic 4,934 45.9
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [10]
District 81
Turnout: 15,711
Democratic gain from Republican Phyllis Thede Democratic 8,736 55.6
Jamie Van Fossen* Republican 6,951 44.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". State of Iowa. Retrieved 2009-03-15. Phyllis Thede Democrat 8736, Jamie van Fossen Republican 6951 
  2. ^ "1994 Special Election, June 7, 1994, Official Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 44. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  3. ^ "1994 General Election, November 8, 1994, Official Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 30. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  4. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 5, 1996" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 453. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  5. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 3, 1998" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 426. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2000 - General Election, Iowa Official Results, State House of Representatives" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-16. p. 23. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 General Election (11/5/2002)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-12-02. p. 37. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  8. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 General Election (11/2/2004)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 36. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-01-04. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  9. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 45. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  10. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Rafferty
42nd District
1995 – 2003
Succeeded by
Geri Huser
Preceded by
Brent Siegrist
81st District
2003 – 2009
Succeeded by
Phyllis Thede