|Iowa State Senate District 46|
|January 14, 2013 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brase served on the following committees:
|Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Labor and Business Relations|
|• Local Government, Vice-chair|
|• Natural Resources & Environment|
Brase's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Putting Iowa families ahead of partisan politics.
- Excerpt:"He’ll work with anyone who has a good idea – Republican or Democrat – and stand up to partisan politics on behalf of Iowa families. Protecting Iowa families is what he’s been trained to do."
Honoring Iowa veterans.
- Excerpt:"Push for discounted tuition rates at Iowa colleges for returning veterans to transition back into Iowa’s workforce. Ensure banks can’t foreclose on soldiers while they’re in combat."
Chris Brase’s Plan for Iowa Families
- Excerpt:"Cut property taxes for middle class families and local businesses and push for more low-interest loans for Main Street businesses."
Chris Brase’s Plan for Iowa's Future
- Excerpt:"Link skilled workforce training at community colleges to local businesses so students are prepared for area jobs and are ready to hire upon graduation."
- See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012
Brase ran in the 2012 election for Iowa State Senate District 46. Brase ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated District 42 incumbent Shawn Hamerlinck in the general election on November 6, 2012. 
|Iowa State Senate, District 46, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Shawn Hamerlinck Incumbent||46.6%||13,950|
Comprehensive donor information for Brase is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Brase raised a total of $417,177 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.
|Chris Brase's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Iowa State Senate, District 46||$417,177|
|Grand Total Raised||$417,177|
2012Brase won election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Brase raised a total of $417,177.
|Iowa State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Chris Brase's campaign in 2012|
|Iowa Democratic Party||$323,922|
|Food & Commercial Workers District 431||$10,000|
|Iowa Federation of Labor Afl-Cio||$5,000|
|Quad City Federation of Labor||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$417,177|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Veterans tax break on fast track in Legislature - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
- Hand fishing flops in Iowa Senate panel - Quad City Times
- Legalizing hand fishing flops in Iowa Senate panel - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
- Iowa lawmakers reinforce fight for renewable fuels - WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD
- Dems report for duty at caucus - Muscatine Journal
- Sen. Brase's website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Chris Brase on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012
Gene Fraise (D)
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