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Jeff Danielson

Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 10th district
Assumed office 
January 10, 2005
Preceded by Daniel Redfern

Born August 6, 1970 (1970-08-06) (age 39)
Waterloo, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Kim
Children Brandon, Erin
Residence Waterloo, Iowa
Alma mater Hawkeye Community College (A.A.);
University of Northern Iowa (B.A., M.P.P.)
Profession Professional Fire Fighter
Website Danielson's website

Jeff Danielson (born August 6, 1970) is the Iowa State Senator from the 10th District. A Democrat, he is the President Pro Tempore of the Iowa Senate, where he has served since 2005. He received his A.A. in General Studies from Hawkeye Community College and his B.A. in Public Administration and Masters of Public Policy from the University of Northern Iowa.

Danielson currently serves on the Appropriations committee; the Rules and Administration committee; the State Government committee; the Transportation Committee; and the Veterans Affairs committee. He also serves as chair of the Administration and Regulation Appropriations Subcommittee. His prior public service experience includes experience as the Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Transportation and of the Waterloo Planning, Programming, and Zoning Commission. He is a U.S. Navy veteran and currently serves the community of Cedar Falls as a professional firefighter. [1]

Danielson was first elected in 2004 with 16,712 votes (54%), defeating Republican opponent Frank Dowie. [2] He was re-elected in 2008 with 16,103 votes, [3]. He defeated his opponent, Republican Walt Rogers by only 22 votes, following administrative recounts in two precincts and a district-wide recount. [4]

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Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Daniel Redfern
10th District
2005 – present
Succeeded by


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