John Landon

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John Landon
John Landon - Official Portrait - 85th GA.jpg
85th General Assembly portrait (2013)
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 37th district
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded by Renee Schulte
Personal details
Born (1950-03-07) March 7, 1950 (age 67)
State Center, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Residence Ankeny, Iowa
Alma mater Iowa State University

John Landon (born March 7, 1950) is the Iowa State Representative from the 37th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2013. Landon was born in State Center, Iowa and resides in Ankeny, Iowa. He has a B.S. in agriculture from Iowa State University.

As of May 2013, Landon serves on several committees in the Iowa House – the Commerce, Human Resources, and Transportation committees. He also serves as the vice chair of the Ways and Means committee and as a member of the Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee.

Electoral history[edit]


Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [1]
District 37
Turnout: 2,094
Republican 35% plurality not reached.[a] Jim Robidoux Republican 714 34.10%
Matt DeVries Republican 623 29.75%
John Landon Republican 366 17.48%
Jeffrey A. Wright Republican 321 15.33%
Jacob Mason Republican 35 1.67%
Stacey C. Rogers Republican 30 1.43%
Iowa House of Representatives nominating convention, 2012 [3]
District 37, First Ballot
Turnout: 21
Republican Majority not reached. Matt DeVries Republican 10 47.62%
John Landon Republican 10 47.62%
Jim Robidoux Republican 1 4.76%
Jeff Wright Republican 0 0.00%
Iowa House of Representatives nominating convention, 2012 [3]
District 37, Second Ballot
Turnout: 21
Republican John Landon Republican 12 57.14%
Matt DeVries Republican 9 42.86%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [4]
District 37
Turnout: 19,036
Republican (newly redistricted) John Landon Republican 11,042 58.01%
N. John Boehm Nominated by Petition 3,598 18.90%


  1. ^ To win a partisan primary election in Iowa, a candidate must reach a minimum of 35% of the votes cast. When, as here, that threshold is not reached, the nominee is chosen at a party nominating convention.[2]


  1. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 134. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  2. ^ Deeth, John (2012-07-19). "This Is Where Your Nomination Went". John Deeth Blog. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  3. ^ a b Robinson, Craig (2012-06-18). "John Landon Wins HD37 Nominating Convention". The Iowa REpublican. Retrieved 05-10-2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 83. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Renee Schulte
37th District
Succeeded by