Ruth Ann Gaines
|Ruth Ann Gaines|
84th General Assembly portrait (2011)
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 32nd district
January 10, 2011
|Preceded by||Wayne Ford|
|Born||1947 (age 69–70)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
|Residence||Des Moines, Iowa|
|Alma mater||Clarke College
University of California, Santa Barbara
Ruth Ann Gaines (born 1947) is the Iowa State Representative from the 32nd District. A Democrat, she has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2011. Gaines was born, raised, and resides in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1965 she graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Des Moines. She has a B.A. in drama/speech from Clarke College and a M.A. in dramatic art from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
As of January 2013[update], Gaines serves on several committees in the Iowa House – the Education, Public Safety, and Veterans Affairs committees. She also serves as the ranking member of the Government Oversight committee.
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 
|Democratic||Ruth Ann Gaines||Democratic||unopposed|
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 
|Democratic hold||Ruth Ann Gaines||Democratic||4,887||63.37%|
|Gary L. Jordan||Republican||2,358||30.58%|
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 
|Democratic||Ruth Ann Gaines*||Democratic||unopposed|
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012 
|Democratic (newly redistricted)||Ruth Ann Gaines*||Democratic||8,073||67.95%|
- "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 106. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 123. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
- "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 78. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
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- Financial information (state office) at the National Institute for Money in State Politics
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