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  Lightfoot, Jim Ross
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NameJim Ross Lightfoot
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Shenandoah, Iowa , United States
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Born September 27, 1938 (81 years)
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Nov 03, 2017 01:18am
Tags Married - U.S. Army - Catholic -
Infoa Representative from Iowa; born in Sioux City, Iowa, September 27, 1938; raised on a farm near Farragut, Iowa; graduated from Farragut High School, 1956; served in the United States Army and Army Reserve, 1956-1964; managed a farm equipment plant in Corsicana, Tex., 1970-1976; served on Corsicana City Commission, 1974-1976; radio broadcaster and farm editor in Shenandoah, Iowa; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate in 1996 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1998.


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  11/03/1998 IA Governor Lost 46.51% (-5.80%)
  06/02/1998 IA Governor - R Primary Won 69.99% (+48.16%)
  11/05/1996 IA US Senate Lost 46.71% (-5.09%)
  06/04/1996 IA US Senate- R Primary Won 61.48% (+36.70%)
  11/08/1994 IA District 3 Won 57.80% (+16.82%)
  11/03/1992 IA District 3 Won 48.95% (+1.89%)
  06/02/1992 IA District 3 - R Primary Won 58.28% (+16.67%)
  11/06/1990 IA District 5 Won 68.01% (+36.02%)
  11/08/1988 IA District 5 Won 63.87% (+27.75%)
  06/07/1988 IA District 5-R Primary Won 99.95% (+99.90%)
  11/04/1986 IA District 5 Won 59.21% (+18.44%)
  11/06/1984 IA District 5 Won 50.77% (+1.55%)
  06/05/1984 IA District 5-R Primary Won 58.16% (+41.84%)
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