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Matt Windschitl

Matt W. Windschitl (born December 30, 1983) is the Iowa State Representative from the 17th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2007, when he defeated Republican incumbent Paul Wilderdyke in a primary election. Windschitl studied gunsmithing at the Colorado School of Trades. He is a gunsmith and a conductor with the Union Pacific Railroad. He is also United States Marine Reservist and served a six-month tour in Iraq.

Matt Windschitl
Matt W. Windschitl - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Speaker pro tempore of the Iowa House of Representatives
Assumed office
April 30, 2014
Preceded bySteven Olson
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 17th district
56th (2007–2013)
Assumed office
January 8, 2007
Preceded byPaul Wilderdyke
Personal details
Born (1983-12-30) December 30, 1983 (age 34)
Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Ivelisse
Children2
EducationColorado School of Trades

As of January 2013, Windschitl serves on several committees in the Iowa House – the Judiciary, Local Government, Veterans Affairs, and Ways and Means committees. He also serves as the chair of the Administration and Rules committee.

Electoral historyEdit

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2006 [1]
District 56
Turnout: 1,525
Republican Matt W. WindschitlRepublican91660.07%
Paul Wilderdyke* Republican60939.93%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2006 [2]
District 56
Turnout: 9,803
Republican hold Matt W. WindschitlRepublican4,99350.93%
Nancy Bleth Democratic4,43645.25%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [3]
District 56
Republican Matt Windschitl*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 [4]
District 56
Turnout: 14,665
Republican hold Matt Windschitl*Republican8,16655.68%
Jan Creasman Democratic5,72639.05%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [5]
District 56
Republican Matt W. Windschitl*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [6]
District 56
Republican hold Matt W. Windschitl*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [7]
District 17
Republican Matt W. Windschitl*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [8]
District 17
Republican (newly redistricted) Matt W. Windschitl*Republicanunopposed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2006 Primary Election, Official Results" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  2. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, Election: 2006 General Election-11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 39. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  3. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 186. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  4. ^ "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 4, 2008 General Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 50. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  5. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  6. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 97. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  7. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 94. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  8. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 63. Retrieved 2013-01-15.

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Paul Wilderdyke
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 56th district

2007–2013
Succeeded by
Patti Ruff
Preceded by
Pat Grassley
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 17th district

2013–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Steven Olson
Speaker pro tempore of the Iowa House of Representatives
2014–present