Representative J. Scott Raecker View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 78 (1999) - 84 (2011)
Home County: Polk
J. Scott Raecker
Polk County


Serving fourth term in House.


Executive director of the Institute for Character Development.


Received B.A. from Grinnell College.

Memberships and Activities

Board member of Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Iowa Mentoring Partnership, Smithsonian Institution Center for Folk Life and Cultural Studies, Drake University School of Education National Advisory Board, and founding board member of the Advocacy Network for Aging Iowans. Co-chair of the Midwest Council of Governments Legislative Leadership Institute-BILLD. Member of Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Des Moines AM, and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Birth and Residence

Born and raised in Waterloo. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife Martha; two children.