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ⓘ List of current members of the Iowa House of Representatives. The Iowa House of Representatives is the lower house of the Iowa General Assembly, the legislature ..




List of current members of the Iowa House of Representatives
                                     

ⓘ List of current members of the Iowa House of Representatives

The Iowa House of Representatives is the lower house of the Iowa General Assembly, the legislature of the U.S. state of Iowa. One State Representative is elected from each of the states 100 electoral districts, with each House district making up half of a Senate district. The 2019-21 term is part of the 88th General Assembly. As of January 14, 2019, 54 of the seats are held by Republicans and 46 by Democrats. The presiding officer is the Speaker of the House, who is chosen by the majority party and elected by the House. In addition, representatives elect a Speaker Pro Tempore, chosen in the same manner as the Speaker, and the respective party caucuses elect a majority and minority leader, a majority and minority whip, and assistant party leaders.

The representatives serves for two years and are elected in the General election on election day, the presidential and midterm elections. The newly elected representatives sworn in and begin work on the second Monday of January. Should the representative resign from office before his or her term expires, the Governor calls a special election to replace a representative. Representatives are not term-limited.

Representatives usually are several standing committees and often serve on the joint subcommittees on appropriations, permanent statutory committees and various boards and commissions.