Iowa Legislators and Districts in Johnson
House Districts 45 and 46 were in Senate District 23
House District 47 was in Senate District 24
House Districts 49 and 50 were in Senate District 25
The precincts listed below are the 1990s
HOUSE DISTRICT 45
Iowa City Precincts 1-3, 5, 11, 16, 19,
20, 23-25; University Heights (UH)
Minnette Doderer (D-Iowa
Re-elected from predecessor district 45 in 1990; re-elected 1992, 1994,
1996, and 1998. Did not seek re-election 2000.
Vicki Lensing (D-Iowa City),
Elected 2000. Term expired 2002, re-elected in successor district
HOUSE DISTRICT 46
Iowa City Precincts 7-10, 12-15, 17, 18
Portions of Iowa City Precincts 16 and 25 Annexed
After 1990 (IC16ANX and IC25 ANX)
Portion of city of West Branch (WB) within Johnson County (Bickford Drive)
Hardin (HD), Scott (SC), Sharon (SN), Union (UN), Washington (WS), West Lucas (WL)
Mary Neuhauser (D-Iowa City),
Re-elected from predecessor district 46 in 1990; re-elected 1992.
Elected to Senate District 23, 1994.
Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City),
Elected 1994; re-elected 1996, 1998, and 2000. Term expired 2002, re-elected in successor district
House districts 45 and 46
Re-elected from predecessor district 23 in 1990. Unsuccessful
Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, 1992. Did not seek re-election in
Elected 1994; did not seek re-election in 1998.
Term expired 2002, re-elected in successor district
HOUSE DISTRICT 47
Fremont (FR) including city of Lone Tree (LT)
Liberty (LB) including city of Hills (HS)
Lincoln (LN), Pleasant Valley (PV), East Lucas South (ES)
Portions of Iowa City Precinct 12 Annexed After 1990 (Saddlebrook
House District 47 also includes Louisa County and part of Muscatine County
Mark Shearer (D-Columbus
Junction, Washington), 1991-1992
Re-elected from predecessor district 55 in Washington and Louisa
Counties, 1990. Defeated in 1992 general election. Moved to Washington
while not in public office. Elected to Iowa State Senate District 49
in Washington, Henry, and Lee Counties, 1998. Term expired in 2002.
Sought re-election in new senate district 45 which includes Johnson County,
but was defeated.
Barry Brauns (R-Conesville,
Muscatine, Nichols), 1993-2002
Elected 1992. Re-elected, 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000. Moved
within district from Conesville to rural Muscatine while in office. In
2002, moved to rural Nichols and filed for re-election in House District 87, which does not include
Johnson County. After the filing deadline, Brauns withdrew from the race.
SENATE DISTRICT 24
Same Johnson County precincts as House District
47. Also included all of Louisa and Muscatine Counties and one township in
Richard Drake (R-Muscatine), 1991-2002
Re-elected from predecessor district 28 in Muscatine, Louisa, and
Washington Counties 1988. Re-elected 1992 and 1996. Re-elected to four
year term in 2000. Sought re-election in successor district 40, in Muscatine,
Cedar and Johnson Counties. This district also included the residence
of Sen. Tom Fiegen (D-Clarence), who was also elected to a four year term in
2000 (district did not include Johnson County). Under provisions of
the redistricting bill, the district 40 seat appeared on the 2002 ballot
for a two year term. Drake defeated Fiegen and served through 2004.
HOUSE DISTRICT 49
Coralville precincts 1-4
Iowa City Precincts 4, 6, 21, 22
East Lucas North (EN), Newport (NP), North Liberty (NL), Penn (PN)
(D-Coralville), 1991-Feb. 1994
Re-elected from predecessor district 54 in Johnson and Iowa counties in
1990; re-elected 1992. Resigned February 1994 to successfully seek
election to Senate District 25 in special election.
Dick Myers (D-Iowa City),
Elected in February 1994 special election following resignation of Rep.
Dvorsky. Elected to full term November 1994; re-elected 1996, 1998 and
2000. Term expired 2002, re-elected in successor district 30 and
served until resigning in 2003.
HOUSE DISTRICT 50
Big Grove (BG) including city of Solon (SO)
Clear Creek (CC) including city of Tiffin (TF)
Jefferson (JF) including cities of Shueyville (SH) and Swisher (SW)
Oxford (OX) including city of Oxford (OX)
Cedar (CE), Graham (GR), Madison (MD), Monroe (MN)
Portions of North Liberty Annexed After 1990 (west
extension of Penn St.) (NL ANX)
Also includes part of Linn County
Osterberg (D-Mt. Vernon), 1991-1994
Re-elected from predecessor district 43 in Linn and Cedar Counties,
1990. Re-elected 1992. Did not seek re-election 1994.
Unsuccessful Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1998.
(R-Mt. Vernon), 1995-1996
Unsuccessful Republican nominee against Osterberg, 1992. Elected
1994. Defeated in 1996 general election. Unsuccessful Republican
nominee against Foege, 1998.
(D-Mt. Vernon), 1997-2002
Unsuccessful Democratic nominee against Schulte, 1994. Elected
1996; re-elected 1998 and 2000.
Term expired 2002, re-elected in successor district 29 and served through
the end of 2008.
SENATE DISTRICT 25
House districts 49 and 50
(D-Solon), 1991- Feb. 1994
Elected from predecessor district 27 in Johnson, Iowa, and Poweshiek
Counties in 1990. Resigned February 1994.
Dvorsky (D-Coralville), Feb. 1994-2002
Elected in February 1994 special election following resignation of Sen.
Varn. Elected to full term Nov. 1994. Re-elected 1998.
Term expired 2002, re-elected in successor district 15.