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Iowa House of Representatives
Iowa General Assembly
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Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 11, 2021
Leadership
Pat Grassley (R)
since January 13, 2020
Speaker Pro Tempore
John H. Wills (R)
since January 13, 2020
Majority Leader
Matt Windschitl (R)
since January 13, 2020
Minority Leader
Todd Prichard (D)
since January 14, 2019
Structure
Seats100
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Political groups
Majority
  •    Republican (59)

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityLegislative Department, Section 3, Constitution of Iowa
Salary$25,000/year + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 3, 2020
(100 seats)
Next election
2022
(100 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Service Agency with legislative approval
Meeting place
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House of Representatives Chamber
Iowa State Capitol
Des Moines, Iowa
Website
Iowa General Assembly

The Iowa House of Representatives is the lower house of the Iowa General Assembly, the upper house being the Iowa Senate. There are 100 seats in the Iowa House of Representatives, representing 100 single-member districts across the state, formed by dividing the 50 Senate districts in half. Each district has a population of approximately 30,464 as of the 2010 United States Census . [1] The House of Representatives meets at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.

Unlike the upper house, the Iowa Senate, state House representatives serve two-year terms with the whole chamber up for re-election in even-numbered years. There are no term limits for the House.

Leadership of the House

The Speaker of the House presides over the House in the chief leadership position, controlling the flow of legislation and committee assignments. The Speaker is elected by the majority party caucus, followed by confirmation of the full House on passage of a floor vote. Other House leaders, such as the majority and minority leaders, are elected by their respective party caucuses according to each party's strength in the chamber.

Leaders

PositionNamePartyDistrict
Speaker of the House Pat Grassley Republican 50
Majority Leader Matt Windschitl Republican 17
Minority Leader Todd Prichard Democratic 52

Current composition

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Iowa House districts from 2012 to 2022
AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic Vacant
End of previous legislature57431000
Begin 201759411000
End 201858411000
Begin 201954461000
April 23, 2019 [2] 53471000
Latest voting share

Past composition of the House of Representatives

Past notable members

See also

Notes

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    References

    1. Iowa Legislative Services Agency (2011-03-31). "First Redistricting Plan" (PDF). p. 3. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
    2. Republican Andy McKean (District 58) switched parties.