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Ruth Ann Gaines

Democratic — Representative — District 32
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Ruth Ann Gaines represents House District 32 in the Iowa House, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 143 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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  • HSB 180

    A study bill related to appointment and employment preferences for veterans in the public sector. 2-26-15 Subcommittee assigned, Windschitl, Gaines, and Watts. H.J. 429.

  • HR 11

    A resolution acknowledging the 25th Anniversary of the Iowa Juneteenth Observance.

  • HF 399

    A bill for an act relating to the establishment of one or more facilities for the housing of certain sex offenders in need of medical and personal care.

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  • HSB 160

    A study bill relating to interstate contracts for substance abuse and mental health care and treatment. 2-19-15 Subcommittee assigned, L. Miller, Gaines, and Wills. H.J. 364. 2-26-15 Passed subcommittee.

  • HF 292

    A bill for an act requiring certain peace officers and school security personnel to wear a body camera.

  • HF 297

    A bill for an act relating to the renewal requirements for a standard teaching license.

Recent Votes

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HF 351

Shall the rules be suspended to consider amendment H-1011?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 99.0
•••No: 8989.0
•••Other: 22.0
SF 257

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5353.0
•••No: 4646.0
•••Other: 11.0
SF 171

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5555.0
•••No: 4444.0
•••Other: 11.0
SF 171

Shall the committee amendment H-1009 be adopted?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5454.0
•••No: 4545.0
•••Other: 11.0
SF 172

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5555.0
•••No: 4444.0
•••Other: 11.0
SF 172

Shall committee amendment H-1010 be adopted?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5353.0
•••No: 4545.0
•••Other: 22.0
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Sources

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