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David Vaudt

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David A. Vaudt
David Vaudt.jpg
Iowa Auditor of State
Previous officeholder
In office
2003 - 2013
Base salary$103,212
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next general2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUpper Iowa University (1976)
Place of birthFort Dodge, Iowa
Office website
Personal website
David Vaudt is the former Republican Iowa Auditor of State. He was first elected in 2002 and has been re-elected twice. His current term was set to expire in 2014, however Vaudt[1] announced on April 4, 2013 that he would be resigning as Auditor on May 3 in order to become chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.[2]


Vaudt worked as an accountant/partner at KPMG from 1976-2001. He served as Chair of the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board from 1995-2002, and has been on the Board of Directors of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.[3]


  • BA, Accounting, Upper Iowa University, 1976

Political career

Iowa Auditor of State (2003-2013)

Vaudt served as Iowa Auditor of State from 2003 until his resignation May 3, 2013.



Vaudt won re-election as Iowa Auditor of State on November 2, 2010.

Iowa Auditor of State, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Vaudt Incumbent 56.5% 597,721
     Democratic Jon Murphy 43.5% 460,493
Total Votes 1,058,214
Election Results via Iowa Secretary of State


Vaudt won re-election as Iowa Auditor of State unopposed on November 7, 2006.

Iowa Auditor of State, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Vaudt Incumbent 100% 669,434
Total Votes 669,434
Election Results via Iowa Secretary of State

Campaign donors

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Vaudt resides in West Des Moines, Iowa. His wife, Jeanie Kunkle Vaudt, is an assistant attorney general who works in the Iowa attorney general's office.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Iowa Auditor of State
Succeeded by
Mary Mosiman (R)