Bruce Hunter

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Bruce Hunter
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Iowa House of Representatives District 34
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJune 22, 1955
Place of birthWabasha, WI
ProfessionLoan Consultant, Iowa Student Loans
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Bruce Hunter (b. June 22, 1955) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 34. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Human Resources
Labor
State Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hunter ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 34. Hunter ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Patti Branco (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Hunter Incumbent 65.7% 8,813
     Republican Patti Branco 34.3% 4,608
Total Votes 13,421

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hunter won re-election to the 62nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 62
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Hunter (D) 5,661

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hunter was re-elected to the 62nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Chris Sanger (R).[4] Hunter raised $17,085 for his campaign, while Sanger raised $4,152. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 62
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Hunter (D) 7,381
Chris Sanger (R) 4,261

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hunter is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Hunter raised a total of $82,609 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[6]

Bruce Hunter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 34 Won $27,744
2010 Iowa State House, District 62 Won $17,140
2008 Iowa State House, District 62 Won $17,085
2006 Iowa State House, District 62 Won $8,695
2004 Iowa State House, District 62 Won $11,945
Grand Total Raised $82,609

2012

Hunter won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hunter raised a total of $27,744.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bruce Hunter's campaign in 2012
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,000
Operating Engineers Local 234$1,250
Iowa Association of Realtors$1,000
Iowa Credit Union League$1,000
Food & Commercial Workers District 431$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$27,744
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Hunter collected $17,140 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bruce Hunter's campaign in 2010
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$1,500
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$1,350
Friedmann Jr, Edward B$1,000
Barattas$993
Iowa Health Care Association$750
Total Raised in 2010 $17,140

2008

In 2008 Hunter collected $17,085 in donations.[8]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,750
Great Plains Laborers District Council $1,600
Iowa Credit Union League $1,500
Central Iowa Building & Construction Trades Council $1,000
International Association of Fire Fighters $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Todd Taylor (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 34
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 62
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Deborah Berry (D)