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Eric Brenneman
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Candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives District 44
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa
Master'sUniversity of North Dakota
Personal
ProfessionFire Fighter
Websites
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Eric Brenneman was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 44 of the Iowa House of Representatives.

Brenneman currently serves as a fire fighter in West Des Moines. He attended the University of North Dakota, receiving a Master's degree in Public Administration. He also earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Iowa.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Brenneman's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Education

  • Excerpt:"Every Iowa child deserves the opportunity to have an education that is rated FIRST in the nation. Greater trust must be placed in the educators who are the experts in their field. Innovation and collaboration must be the standard between and within schools for the highest level of success."

Jobs/Economy

  • Excerpt:"Every Iowan shall be given a fair opportunity to prosper. Iowa must develop, and create jobs focused on innovation and technology to lead the United States into the future. Iowa must provide small businesses and entrepreneurs the opportunity for success to enhance job creation and economic prosperity."

Governance

  • Excerpt:"Representatives must put the betterment of Iowa’s future above partisan politics. Work towards effective government built upon trust, honesty, and open communication. Build a stronger Iowa around mutual responsibility."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brenneman ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 44. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and was defeated by Rob Taylor (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Annette Sweeney ran in district 50 due to redistricting.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Taylor 58.2% 10,101
     Democratic Eric Brenneman 41.8% 7,242
Total Votes 17,343

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