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David YoungREPRepublican State Representative, District 28
55
Years of Age
6
Years of Experience
IAResidence (state)

David Edmund Young (born May 11, 1968) is an American politician who currently serves as a member of the Iowa House of Representatives from the 28th District, and previously served as the U.S. representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district from 2015 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, he is a native and resident of Van Meter, a western suburb of Des Moines. He was first elected in 2014 and reelected in 2016; he lost reelection in 2018 to Democrat Cindy Axne. Young unsuccessfully challenged Axne in 2020 in a rematch, losing by 1.3%. Young was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2022. He represents parts of Dallas County, including western suburbs of Des Moines.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$2,759,712
Total Raised
$2,830,997
Total Spent
$12,800
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Leadership PACs$305,300
48%
Insurance$146,731
43%
Real Estate$131,602
37%
Securities & Investment$113,254
32%
Retired$98,351
29%
Agricultural Services/Products$88,650
29%
Crop Production & Basic Processing$88,250
28%
Lobbyists$87,137
23%
Health Professionals$70,975
22%
Candidate Committees$69,025
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Drake University
Bachelor's English
1988 - 1991
Buena Vista College
Attended
Past Positions1 - 13 of 13
Assistant Majority Leader
Iowa State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Representative
Iowa State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Iowa
2014 - 2019
Chief of Staff
Office of Senator Chuck Grassley
2006 - 2013
Chief of Staff
United States Senator Jim Bunning
2005 - 2006
Deputy Chief of Staff
United States Senator Jim Bunning
2004 - 2005
Campaign Manager
Senator Jim Bunning Campaign for Re-Election
2004
Legislative Director
United States Senator Jim Bunning
2001 - 2003
Legislative Assistant
United States Senator Jim Bunning
1999 - 2001
Development Associate
Media Research Center
1997 - 1998
Finance Director
Jim Bunning for Senate Campaign
1998
Legislative Assistant
United States Senator Hank Brown
1995 - 1997
Legislative Correspondent
United States Senator Hank Brown
1993 - 1995
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Former Member
Subcommittee on Homeland Security, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, United States House of Representatives