Jack Hatch

Jack Hatch DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Jack HatchDEMDemocrat American politician
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Jack G. Hatch (born March 13, 1950) is a former Iowa State Senator and American business owner. He was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Iowa in the 2014 election. A Democrat, Hatch served in the Iowa Senate from 2003 to 2015, and was an assistant majority leader. Prior to his election to the Iowa Senate, Hatch served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1985 to 1993 and 2001 to 2003. He unsuccessfully ran for mayor in the 2019 Des Moines mayoral election, narrowly being defeated by incumbent mayor Frank Cownie in the runoff.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Drake University
MPA
1973
Drake University
BS
1972
Past Positions1 - 13 of 13
Senator
Iowa State Senate
2002 - 2014
Representative
Iowa State House of Representatives
1984 - 2002
Congressional Candidate
1995 - 1996
State Legislator
1985 - 1993
Assistant Majority Leader
Iowa State Senate, present
Assistant Majority Leader
Iowa State Senate
Owner
Hatch Development Group
1997 - Current
State Director
United States Senator Tom Harkin
1993 - 1995
Owner
Hatch and Associates
1979 - Current
Assistant Director
Central Iowa Regional Association of Local Government
1975 - 1978
Assistant Planner
City of Des Moines
1973 - 1974
Chair
National Housing and Neighborhood Development Corporation
Experience
Real Estate Developer
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Mid City Coalition
1996 - 2000
Board Member
Des Moines Water Works
1998
Board Member
Des Moines Public Housing
1996 - 1997
Board Member
Urban Dreams
1988 - 1992
Board Member
Children and Families of Iowa
1980 - 1984
Board Member
Sherman Hill Neighborhood Association
1980 - Current
Chair
Health and Human Services Budget Subcommittee, Iowa State Senate
Current
Member
Appropriations, Commerce, Economic Growth, Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate
Current
Member
Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa State Senate
Current
Member
White House Working Group of State Legislators for Health Reform
2009
Member
Mayors Select Committee on Tax Disparity
1999