Todd Taylor

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Todd Taylor
Todd E. Taylor - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 70 district
54th (1995 – 2003)
Assumed office
1995
Preceded by Richard Running
Personal details
Born (1966-05-21) May 21, 1966 (age 52)
Ames, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Kim
Residence Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Website Taylor's website

Todd Taylor (born May 21, 1966) is the Iowa State Representative from the 70th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 1994. He received his BA from Graceland College and his BS from the University of Northern Iowa.

As of September 2011, Taylor serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Appropriations, Labor, and State Government committees. He also serves as ranking member of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee and as a member of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council and of the Statewide Fire and Police Retirement Board of Trustees.

Taylor was first elected in a June 27, 1995 special election, succeeding fellow Democrat Richard Running in the 54th District. When the districts were redrawn for the 2002 election, Taylor won re-election into the new 70th District.

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

House District 54 elections (1995 – 2000)
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives special elections, 1995 [1]
District 54
Turnout: 4,924
Democratic hold Todd TaylorDemocratic2,75656.0
Steve Buhr Republican2,06842.0
Rosanne Freeburg Independent941.9
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 1996 [2]
District 54
Turnout: 13,007
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democratic7,23655.6
Steve Buhr Republican5,75944.3
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 1998 [3]
District 54
Turnout: 10,422
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democratic6,12058.7
Rick Kullander Republican4,29241.2
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2000 [4]
District 54
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democraticunopposed
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002 [5]
District 70
Turnout: 10,766
Democratic (newly redistricted) Todd Taylor*Democratic6,16457.3
Charles H. Wieneke Republican4,59042.6
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [6]
District 70
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democraticunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 [7]
District 70
Turnout: 10,929
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democratic7,31266.9
David Gochenouer Republican3,60833.0
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [8]
District 70
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democraticunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [9]
District 70
Turnout: 10,771
Democratic hold Todd Taylor*Democratic5,95955.3
Jim Burke Republican4,24639.4

Voting record[edit]

In the 2017 legislative session, Taylor voted against [10] a $638,000 cut to the Department of Veterans Affairs and Iowa Veterans Home.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State of Iowa Abstract of Votes" (PDF). Board of State Convassers. 1995-07-05. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  2. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 5, 1996" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 454. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  3. ^ "Iowa General Election - November 3, 1998" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 427. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  4. ^ "November 7, 2000 - General Election, Iowa Official Results, State House of Representatives" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-16. p. 25. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  5. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 General Election (11/5/2002)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-12-02. p. 29. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  6. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 General Election (11/2/2004)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 25. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 33. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  8. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  9. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 75. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  10. ^ Iowa Legislature. "House File 653" (PDF). Iowa Legislature. Retrieved September 21, 2017. 
  11. ^ Iowa Legislature. "House File 653". Iowa Legislature. Retrieved September 21, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Richard Running
54th District
1995 – 2003
Succeeded by
Christopher Rants
Preceded by
Robert Osterhaus
34th District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent