Tim Kraayenbrink

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Tim Kraayenbrink
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Iowa State Senate, District 5
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2015 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2019
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tim Kraayenbrink is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Kraayenbrink's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Strengthen our economy

  • Excerpt: "Require responsible government spending of tax payers money"

Create opportunities

  • Excerpt: "Decrease government control and regulation"

Protect our values

  • Excerpt: "Allow Iowans to be heard on key issues affecting them"

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Daryl Beall was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Tim Kraayenbrink was unopposed in the Republican primary. Beall faced Kraayenbrink in the general election.[2][3][4] Challenger Kraayenbrink defeated incumbent Beal in the general election.[5]

Iowa State Senate, District 5 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Kraayenbrink 55.8% 12,383
     Democratic Daryl Beall Incumbent 44.2% 9,801
     Write-in Write-in 0.1% 14
Total Votes 22,198

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Political offices
Preceded by
Daryl Beall (D)
Iowa State Senate District 5
2015–present
Succeeded by
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