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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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  |Current candidacy = [[Iowa's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014|U.S. House, Iowa, District 3]]
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|Current candidacy election date = November 4, 2014
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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 primary = June 3, 2014
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |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 [[Iowa State Senate District 20|District 20]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. He served on the Urbandale City Council from 1996 to 1998 and as Mayor of Urbandale from 1998 to 2004.  
  
Zaun attended Ellsworth Community College.  He went on to earn his Bachelor's from Grandview College.
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He {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[Iowa's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014|the 3rd Congressional District]] of [[Iowa]].<ref name="run">[http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2014/01/13/state-sen-brad-zaun-ill-enter-3rd-congressional-district-race-soon/article ''Des Moines Register,'' "State Sen. Brad Zaun: I’ll definitely enter 3rd Congressional District race soon," accessed January 22, 2014]</ref><ref name="smarter">[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20140129/NEWS09/301290045/1001/ ''Des Moines Register,'' "Zaun 'smarter this time' in run for Congress," accessed January 29, 2014]</ref>
  
Zaun is the owner of Zaun's Trustworthy Hardware.  He is also Vice President of R and R Realty Marketing Group.
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==Biography==
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Zaun earned his B.S. from Grandview College. His professional experience includes owning Zaun's Trustworthy Hardware and working as Vice President of R and R Realty Marketing Group.
  
 
==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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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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[[File:SimmeringRace.jpg|left|100px|link=U.S. House battleground districts, 2014]]
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014]]''
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Zaun {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Iowa, 2014|Iowa's]] [[Iowa's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014|3rd District]].<ref name="run"/> Zaun {{2014isseeking}} the Republican nomination in the primary.<ref name="smarter"/> {{Nov2014genelection}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
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>
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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," accessed April 7, 2014]</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===
On November 4, 2008, Zaun was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]] with no opposition. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> He raised $47,669 for his campaign. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2008]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Zaun was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]] with no opposition.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/results/index.html#7 ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "2008 Official election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref> He raised $47,669 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 ''Follow The Money'' "Money Raised by Iowa Candidates in 2008," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
 
   office = Iowa State Senate, District 32 (2008)
 
   office = Iowa State Senate, District 32 (2008)
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Zaun
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|Full name = Brad Zaun
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4795 ''followthemoney.org'', "Zaun, Brad," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 58048
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 20]]
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|totalraised2010 = 16577
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|Iowa State Senate, District 32]]
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|totalraised2008 = 47669
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2008|Iowa State Senate, District 32]]
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|totalraised2006 = 41342
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|result2006 = N/A
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|office2006 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2006|Iowa State Senate, District 32]]
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|totalraised2004 = 263378
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2004|Iowa State Senate, District 32]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Zaun
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|full Name = Brad Zaun
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140098
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|office= Iowa State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 58,048
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|org1 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org2 = Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
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|org3 = Master Builders of Iowa
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|org4 = John Deere & Co
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|org5 = Centurylink
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|orgamount1 = 3500
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
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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>
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In 2008 Zaun collected $47,669 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96576 ''Follow The Money'' "2008 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Brad + Zaun + Iowa + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Brad+Zaun+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Brad Zaun News Feed</rss>
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Zaun and his wife, Dede, have five children.
 
Zaun and his wife, Dede, have five children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Brad + Zaun + Iowa + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Brad+Zaun+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Brad Zaun News Feed}}
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==See also==
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* [[Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[Iowa State Senate District 20]]
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{Submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=793 Official Iowa State Senate website of Brad Zaun]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=793 Official Iowa State Senate website of Brad Zaun]
 
*[http://www.iowasenaterepublicans.com/index.php?option=com_senators&id=6&Itemid=3 Iowa Senate Republicans Profile]
 
*[http://www.iowasenaterepublicans.com/index.php?option=com_senators&id=6&Itemid=3 Iowa Senate Republicans Profile]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32392 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000050/brad-zaun/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32392 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32392 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32392 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96576 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80226 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63090 2004]  
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140098 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122624 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96576 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80226 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63090 2004]  
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Zaun-for-Congress/212088454972?v=wall&ref=ts Brad Zaun on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Zaun-for-Congress/212088454972?v=wall&ref=ts Brad Zaun on Facebook]
 
*[http://twitter.com/zaunforcongress Brad Zaun on Twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/zaunforcongress Brad Zaun on Twitter]
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Revision as of 12:08, 8 April 2014

Brad Zaun
Zaun.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Iowa, District 3
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Iowa State Senate District 20
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 primaryJune 3, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. He served on the Urbandale City Council from 1996 to 1998 and as Mayor of Urbandale from 1998 to 2004.

He was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Iowa.[1][2]

Biography

Zaun earned his B.S. from Grandview College. His professional experience includes owning Zaun's Trustworthy Hardware and working as 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. [3]

Elections

2014

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See also: Iowa's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Zaun ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Iowa's 3rd District.[1] Zaun sought the Republican nomination in the primary.[2] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

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.[4][5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Zaun was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the Iowa State Senate with no opposition.[6] He raised $47,669 for his campaign.[7]

Iowa State Senate, District 32 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Zaun (R) 23,190

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Zaun is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Zaun raised a total of $427,014 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[8]

Brad Zaun's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 20 Won $58,048
2010 Iowa State Senate, District 32 Not up for election $16,577
2008 Iowa State Senate, District 32 Won $47,669
2006 Iowa State Senate, District 32 Not up for election $41,342
2004 Iowa State Senate, District 32 Won $263,378
Grand Total Raised $427,014

2012

Zaun won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Zaun raised a total of $58,048.
Iowa State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brad Zaun's campaign in 2012
Iowa Credit Union League$3,500
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives$2,000
Master Builders of Iowa$2,000
John Deere & Co$1,500
Centurylink$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$58,048
Source:Follow the Money

2008

In 2008 Zaun collected $47,669 in donations.[9]

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

Personal

Zaun and his wife, Dede, have five children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Brad + Zaun + Iowa + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Brad Zaun News Feed

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See also

External links

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Political offices
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)