Brenna Findley

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Brenna Findley
Chief of Staff to Congressman Steve King (R-Kiron)
Current officeholder
Brenna Findley is the Chief of Staff to Republican Congressman Steve King. On February 8, 2010, she announced her candidacy for the statewide office of attorney general and challenging incumbent Democrat Tom Miller for the seat.[1] Nine months later, however, Findley lost in the general election on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 after receiving forty-four percent of the vote.


  • Bachelor's degree, Drake University (1997) in political science and history
  • Juris Doctorate degree, University of Chicago Law School (2001)

Professional experience

In the midst of her pursuit for her law degree, Findley served as Symposium Editor for the University of Chicago Law School Roundtable, a law journal. Upon graduating, she worked for some of the largest private practice law firms in both Silicon Valley and Washington D.C., focusing on litigation and corporate work.

Political career

Findley has served both as Chief of Staff as well as Senior Legal Advisor to Congressman Steve King, Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for Iowa's fifth house district. In these roles, she managed the daily operations and budget for his six offices, all legislative and constituent services and staff serving thirty-two counties in the western part of the state.



See also: Iowa Attorney General election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary
  • Brenna Findley ran unopposed in this contest
2010 Race for Attorney General - General Election[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Tom Miller 55.5%
     Republican Party Brenna Findley 44.4%
     Write-In 0.1%
Total Votes 1,094,633

Campaign donors


According to Follow the Money, Findley has raised $124,078 in 2010 for her state attorney general campaign as of September 22, 2010.[3]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Michael L. Bennett $20,000
Pete Brownell $5,000
Regina Roth $5,000
Jennifer Letch $5,000
Danny Elwell $5,000

Contact information

Findley for Iowa Campaign logo

Campaign address:
P.O. Box 451
Dexter, IA, 50070

Phone: (515) 720-0738

See also

External links

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from October 8, 2010.