was a 2012 Republican
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 2nd Congressional District
. Dolan was defeated by John Archer
in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012.
- 1991: Founded Dan Dolan Homes
- See also: Iowa's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012
Dolan ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Iowa's 2nd District. Dolan sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.  Joe Seng was defeated by incumbent Dave Loebsack in the Democratic primary. Dolan was defeated by John Archer in the Republican primary. Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of March 16, 2012. The primary elections took place on June 5, 2012.
|U.S. House, Iowa, District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
| Dan Dolan
Dolan is married to his high school sweetheart, Celeste. They and their five children live Muscatine.