Brian Quirk

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Brian Quirk
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Iowa House of Representatives District 15
Former officeholder
In office
2001-November 28, 2012
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sNorth Iowa Area Community College, 1994
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Military
Years of service1987-1991
Personal
BirthdayJuly 11, 1968
Place of birthNew Hampton, IA
ProfessionElectrical Contractor
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brian Quirk (b. July 11, 1968) was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives. He represented the 15th District from 2001 to November 28, 2012 when he resigned to take a job as general manager of the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant.[1].

Quirk served in the United States Military from 1987-1991, and has worked as an electrical contractor.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Quirk served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Quirk served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Quirk ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 52. Quirk ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Eric Hungerford (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJosh Byrnes Incumbent 71.4% 9,777
     Independent Eric Hungerford 28.6% 3,916
Total Votes 13,693

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Quirk won re-election to the 15th District seat against Michael T. Klimesh (R). Quirk had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 15 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Quirk (D) 5,790
Michael T. Klimesh (R) 4,856

2008

On November 4, 2008, Quirk was re-elected to the 15th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Dan Lensing (Nominated by petition).[6] Quirk raised $123,700 for his campaign, while Lensing raised $0.[7]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 15
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Quirk (D) 9,679
Dan Lensing 3,336

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010 Quirk collected $88,229 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[8]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Quirk's campaign in 2010
Master Builders Of Iowa$12,000
Iowa Bankers Association$6,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$5,000
Iowa Hospital Association$3,500
Iowa Motor Truck Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $88,229

2008

In 2008 Quirk collected $123,700 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Master Builders of Iowa $11,500
Wal-Mart $8,000
Iowa Bankers Association $7,750
Iowa Hospital Association $6,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 15
2001–November 28, 2012
Succeeded by
Mark A. Brandenburg (R)