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 sixth term in House.


Executive director of the Institute for Character Development.


Received B.A. from Grinnell College.

Memberships and Activities

Drake University School of Education National Advisory Board member, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation board member, co-chair Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Studies Advisory Council, Josephson Institute of Ethics Board of Governors, United States Center for Citizen Diplomacy board member, Shining City Foundation board member, co-chair Midwest Council of State Governments Legislative Leadership Institute. Member of Rotary Club of Des Moines A.M., Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1961 in Waterloo. Resides in Urbandale.

Family Members

Wife Martha; two children.