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Ruth Ann Gaines

Democratic — Representative — District 32
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Ruth Ann Gaines represents House District 32 in the Iowa House, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 119 bills.

2010 7410.0
2012 820.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Former Iowa Congressman Boswell, 14 state legislators, endorse Hatch for governor

State Sen. Jack Hatch of Des Moines, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s 2014 nomination for governor, said Thursday his campaign has been endorsed by former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell and 14 state legislators. The state legislators include Reps. Ako Abdul-Samad, Ruth Ann Gaines, Marti Anderson and Bruce Hunter of ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HCR 108

    A concurrent resolution urging the Congress of the United States to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow Congress and the states to prohibit or otherwise regulate the expenditure of funds for political speech by corporate entities, and to limit or otherwise regulate political contributions and spending.

  • HR 126

    A resolution directing the standing Committee on Government Oversight to investigate certain state government matters.

  • HR 119

    A resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Resource Enhancement and Protection Program.

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  • HR 120

    A resolution recognizing May 9 and 10, 2014, as Iowa School Band Days.

  • HR 115

    A resolution urging Congress to restore the presumption of service connection for Agent Orange exposure for Vietnam veterans who served in the waters and airspace defined by the Vietnam combat zone.

  • HR 109

    A resolution recognizing February 10, 2014, as the 60th anniversary of the introduction of federal legislation to add the words, "under God," to the United States Pledge of Allegiance.

Recent Votes

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HF 2466

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9797.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 33.0
HF 2470

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9494.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 44.0
SF 466

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7272.0
•••No: 2323.0
•••Other: 55.0
SF 2315

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6666.0
•••No: 3131.0
•••Other: 33.0
SF 2336

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5353.0
•••No: 4444.0
•••Other: 33.0
HF 2465

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9090.0
•••No: 77.0
•••Other: 33.0
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Sources

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