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  |Name = Brad Zaun
 
  |Name = Brad Zaun
 
  |Profile picture = Zaun.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Zaun.jpg
  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 32
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 20
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2005-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2005-Present
  |Term ends = January 10, 2013
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Minority Leader, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Minority Leader, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Years leadership = Present
 
  |Years leadership = Present
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = November 4, 2008
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  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
  |Prior office = Urbandale City Council
 
  |Prior office = Urbandale City Council
 
  |Prior office years = 1996-1998  
 
  |Prior office years = 1996-1998  
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  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.bradzaun.com/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.bradzaun.com/
}}{{tnr}}'''Brad Zaun''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 32. Zaun was a member of the Urbandale City Council from 1996 to 1998.  He then served as Mayor of Urbandale from 1998 to 2004.  He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2005 and has served in that position since.  He is currently an [[State Senate Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Brad Zaun''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 20 since 2013. He previously represented District 32 from 2005 to 2013. Zaun previously served as an [[State Senate Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]]. Zaun was a member of the Urbandale City Council from 1996 to 1998.  He then served as Mayor of Urbandale from 1998 to 2004.  
  
 
Zaun attended Ellsworth Community College.  He went on to earn his Bachelor's from Grandview College.
 
Zaun attended Ellsworth Community College.  He went on to earn his Bachelor's from Grandview College.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Zaun served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Committee3 = Local Government
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zaun has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zaun served on these committees:
*[[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate|Rules and Administration]]
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*[[Transportation Committee, Iowa State Senate|Transportation]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa State Senate|Ways and Means]]
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Rules and Administration  
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|Committee2 = Transportation  
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|Committee3 = Ways and Means  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Zaun served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Zaun served on these committees:
  
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Transportation Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Judiciary
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|Committee2 = Labor and Business Relations  
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|Committee3 = Rules and Administration  
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|Committee4 = Transportation  
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means  
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Zaun is running for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] in 2012. Due to redistricting, he is running in District 20. Zaun ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SEN&map=DIST ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Results," June 5, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2012]</ref>
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Zaun ran for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in District 20. Zaun ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008 Zaun collected $47,669 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96576 2008 Contributions to Brad Zaun]</ref>
 
In 2008 Zaun collected $47,669 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96576 2008 Contributions to Brad Zaun]</ref>
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Revision as of 01:59, 20 March 2013

Brad Zaun
Zaun.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 20
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader, Iowa State Senate
Present
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Urbandale City Council
1996-1998
Education
Bachelor'sGrandview College
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Brad Zaun is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 20 since 2013. He previously represented District 32 from 2005 to 2013. Zaun previously served as an Assistant Minority Leader. Zaun was a member of the Urbandale City Council from 1996 to 1998. He then served as Mayor of Urbandale from 1998 to 2004.

Zaun attended Ellsworth Community College. He went on to earn his Bachelor's from Grandview College.

Zaun is the owner of Zaun's Trustworthy Hardware. He is also Vice President of R and R Realty Marketing Group.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Zaun served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Judiciary
Local Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zaun served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Zaun served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Brad Zaun endorsed Michele Bachmann in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Zaun ran for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in District 20. Zaun ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Zaun was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the Iowa State Senate with no opposition. [4] He raised $47,669 for his campaign. [5]

Iowa State Senate, District 32 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Zaun (R) 23,190

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008 Zaun collected $47,669 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
1st Gateway Credit Union $3,000
Koch Industries $2,000
John Deere & Co. $2,000
Master Builders of Iowa $1,500

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Personal

Zaun and his wife, Dede, have five children.

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Preceded by
Tim Kapucian (R)
Iowa State Senate District 20
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Larry McKibben
Iowa State Senate District 32
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Brian Schoenjahn (D)