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Brad Zaun
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Iowa, District 3
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Iowa State Senate District 20
In office
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 10
Assistant Minority Leader, Iowa State Senate
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
Bachelor'sGrandview College
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Personal website
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]

Zaun earned his Bachelor's from Grandview College. His professional experience includes owning Zaun's Trustworthy Hardware and as Vice President of R and R Realty Marketing Group.

Committee assignments


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Local Government


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


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


Presidential preference


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

Brad Zaun endorsed Michele Bachmann in the 2012 presidential election. [3]



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.


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]


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


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
Total Raised in 2012$58,048
Source: Follow the Money


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


Zaun and his wife, Dede, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tim Kapucian (R)
Iowa State Senate District 20
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Larry McKibben
Iowa State Senate District 32
Succeeded by
Brian Schoenjahn (D)