Jim Van Engelenhoven

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Jim Van Engelenhoven
James Van Engelenhoven - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 71st district
95th (1999 – 2003)
Assumed office
January 11, 1999
Preceded by Harold van Maanen
Personal details
Born (1943-09-09) September 9, 1943 (age 75)
Oskaloosa, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carol
Children Carol
Residence Leighton, Iowa
Website Van Engelenhoven's website

James L. Van Engelenhoven (born September 9, 1943) is the Iowa State Representative from the 71st District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 1999, when he was elected to represent the 95th district. In addition to winning re-election in general election challenges, Van Engelenhoven has won three primary elections (1998, 2008, and 2010), though he went one year (2004) without any primary or general election opponents.

As of September 2011, Van Engelenhoven serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Ethics, Local Government, Natural Resources, and Transportation committees. His prior political experience includes serving as County Supervisor in Mahaska County from 1992-1998.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

District 95 and early District 71 elections (1998 – 2004)
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 1998 [1]
District 95
Turnout: 3,065
Republican Jim Van EngelenhovenRepublican1,34844.0
Marty Racheter Republican93730.6
Bill Augustine Republican74224.2
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 1998 [2]
District 95
Turnout: 9,135
Republican hold Jim Van EngelenhovenRepublican6,01565.8
Nancy M. Van Zee Democratic2,96032.4
Gerald Sullivan Reform1461.6
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2000 [3]
District 95
Republican hold James L. Van Engelenhoven*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002 [4]
District 71
Turnout: 10,446
Republican (newly redistricted) Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican6,47061.9
Martin Duffy Democratic3,97438.0
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [5]
District 71
Turnout: 937
Republican Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican77682.8
Donald Zoutte Republican16117.2
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [6]
District 71
Republican hold Jim Van EngelenhovenRepublicanunopposed
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 [7]
District 71
Turnout: 11,490
Republican hold Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican6,58757.3
Catherine Haustein Democratic4,27137.2
Steve Woody Fisher Independent3242.8
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [8]
District 71
Turnout: 1,576
Republican Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican1,07468.1
Marc Held Republican41026.0
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [9]
District 71
Turnout: 15,284
Republican hold Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican9,44261.6
Pat VanZante Democratic5,82938.1
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [10]
District 71
Turnout: 3,436
Republican Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican2,45571.4
Marc Held Republican75522.0
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [11]
District 71
Turnout: 12,270
Republican hold Jim Van Engelenhoven*Republican8,28567.5
Pat VanZante Democratic3,64029.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa Primary Election - June 2, 1998" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 409. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  2. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 3, 1998" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 432. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
  3. ^ "November 7, 2000 - General Election, Iowa Official Results, State House of Representatives" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-16. p. 34. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  4. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 General Election (11/5/2002)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-12-02. p. 36. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  5. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 Primary Election (6/8/2004)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 43. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  6. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 General Election (11/2/2004)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 34. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-01-04. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  7. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 42. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  8. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2008 Primary Election 06-03-2008 Party:All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  9. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
  10. ^ "June 8, 2010 Primary Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-25.
  11. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 112. Retrieved 2011-09-19.

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harold van Maanen
95th District
1999 – 2003
Succeeded by
Michael Reasoner
Preceded by
Wayne Ford
71st District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent