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Jake Chapman

Republican — Senator — District 10
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Jake Chapman represents Senate District 10 in the Iowa Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 74 bills.

2012 18126.76

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



News and Blog Coverage

Sen. Jake Chapman, R-Adel, assumes key post on Iowa Senate appropriations panel

State Sen. Jake Chapman of Adel was appointed Thursday as ranking Republican on the Iowa Senate Appropriations Committee. His selection was announced by Iowa Senate GOP Leader Bill Dix of Shell Rock. Chapman assumes the appropriations post from Sen. Jack Whitver of Ankeny, who was elected Republican Whip by Senate ...

Freshman Senator Chapman Finds Frustration, Hope in Legislature

He entered the Iowa legislature hoping to make an impact and represent the needs of his right-leaning district. Instead, freshman legislator Jake Chapman is frustrated by Republicans’ inability to accomplish their goals in the Democrat-controlled Iowa Senate. As long as Democrats hold onto their narrow majority, conservative bills are bound ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SSB 1280

    A study bill for an act relating to appropriations for health and human services and veterans and including other related provisions and appropriations, and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions. 4/21/15 Subcommittee: Dvorsky and Chapman.

  • SF 398

    A bill for an act relating to the state wage payment collection law and making an appropriation.

  • SF 388

    A bill for an act concerning payroll deductions for public employees and including effective date and applicability provisions.

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  • SF 390

    A bill for an act relating to the confidentiality of personally identifiable information of holders of nonprofessional permits to carry weapons and to acquire pistols or revolvers.

  • SF 387

    A bill for an act relating to proof of identification and proof of residence in order to register to vote or to vote, establishing a criminal offense for falsely swearing certain oaths and affidavits, and including applicability provisions.

  • SJR 11

    A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to an individual's right to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms.

Recent Votes

SF 171

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4590.0
•••No: 510.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 666

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2754.0
•••No: 2346.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 645

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 00.0
SF 510

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2652.0
•••No: 2448.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 652

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3162.0
•••No: 1938.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 632

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4488.0
•••No: 612.0
•••Other: 00.0
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