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}}{{tnr}}'''Kraig Paulsen''' (b. September 9, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 67 and serving as [[State Speaker of the House|Speaker of the House]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kraig Paulsen''' (b. September 9, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing [[Iowa House of Representatives District 67|District 67]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Paulsen is a potential [[Republican]] candidate for [[Iowa's 1st congressional district elections, 2014|Iowa's 1st congressional district]] in [[Iowa's 1st congressional district elections, 2014|2014]].<ref>[http://thegazette.com/2013/05/28/paulsen-confirms-hes-considering-2014-u-s-house-1st-district-race/ ''The Gazette'' "Paulsen confirms he’s considering 2014 U.S. House 1st District race" Accessed May 29, 2013]</ref>
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Paulsen serves as [[State Speaker of the House|Speaker of the House]].
  
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Paulsen announced on August 7, 2013, that he will not be running for [[Iowa's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|Iowa's 1st District]] in [[Iowa's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|2014]].<ref>[http://thegazette.com/2013/05/28/paulsen-confirms-hes-considering-2014-u-s-house-1st-district-race/ ''The Gazette'' "Paulsen confirms he’s considering 2014 U.S. House 1st District race" Accessed May 29, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/08/07/iowa-house-speaker-kraig-paulsen-will-not-run-for-congress/article ''Des Moines Register,'' "Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen will not run for Congress," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.thonline.com/news/tri-state/article_c384afad-fd9f-54ce-ae98-56e908a112ac.html ''Dubuque Telegraph Herald,'' "Iowa House Speaker Paulsen will not run for 1st District seat," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
Paulsen's professional experience includes working as In-House Counsel for CRST International, Incorporated, and Shirt Production Supervisor with Cryovac. He served in the United States Air Force from 1987 to 1997.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32452 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Paulsen]</ref>  
 
Paulsen's professional experience includes working as In-House Counsel for CRST International, Incorporated, and Shirt Production Supervisor with Cryovac. He served in the United States Air Force from 1987 to 1997.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32452 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Paulsen]</ref>  
  
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Presidential preference===
 
===Presidential preference===
{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/200447-gingrich-wins-endorsements-from-american-family-association-iowa-speaker ''The Hill,'' "Gingrich wins endorsements from American Family Association, Iowa Speaker," December 20, 2011]</ref>
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{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/200447-gingrich-wins-endorsements-from-american-family-association-iowa-speaker ''The Hill'', "Gingrich wins endorsements from American Family Association, Iowa Speaker," December 20, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2014===
 
===2014===
:: '' See also: [[Iowa's 1st congressional district elections, 2014]]''
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Paulsen is a potential [[Republican]] candidate for [[Iowa's 1st congressional district elections, 2014|Iowa's 1st congressional district]] in [[Iowa's 1st congressional district elections, 2014|2014]].<ref>[http://thegazette.com/2013/05/28/paulsen-confirms-hes-considering-2014-u-s-house-1st-district-race/ ''The Gazette'' "Paulsen confirms he’s considering 2014 U.S. House 1st District race" Accessed May 29, 2013]</ref>
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Paulsen announced on August 7, 2013, that was running for [[Iowa's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|Iowa's 1st District]] in [[Iowa's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|2014]].<ref>[http://thegazette.com/2013/05/28/paulsen-confirms-hes-considering-2014-u-s-house-1st-district-race/ ''The Gazette'' "Paulsen confirms he’s considering 2014 U.S. House 1st District race" Accessed May 29, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/08/07/iowa-house-speaker-kraig-paulsen-will-not-run-for-congress/article ''Des Moines Register,'' "Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen will not run for Congress," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.thonline.com/news/tri-state/article_c384afad-fd9f-54ce-ae98-56e908a112ac.html ''Dubuque Telegraph Herald,'' "Iowa House Speaker Paulsen will not run for 1st District seat," accessed August 9, 2013]</ref>
  
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Paulsen ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 67. Paulsen ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Mark Seidl]] (D) in the general election 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 May 15, 2012]</ref>
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Paulsen ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 67. Paulsen ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Mark Seidl]] (D) in the general election 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 May 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Paulsen won re-election to the 35th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition.  He was also unopposed in the Republican primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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Paulsen won re-election to the 35th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition.  He was also unopposed in the Republican primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Paulsen was re-elected to the 35th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Mike Robinson (D). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election results]</ref>  Paulsen raised $357,761 for his campaign, while Robinson raised $8,919. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Iowa House of Reps., 2008 Money Raised]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Paulsen was re-elected to the 35th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Mike Robinson (D).<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  Paulsen raised $357,761 for his campaign, while Robinson raised $8,919.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 ''Follow The Money'' "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010 Paulsen collected $874,984 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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In 2010 Paulsen collected $874,984 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow The Money'', "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==See also==
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives]]
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* [[Iowa House of Representatives District 67]]
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?PID=199 Representative Kraig Paulsen] ''official Iowa General Assembly site''
*[http://kraigpaulsen.com/ Kraig Paulsen's Personal Website]
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*[http://kraigpaulsen.com/ Kraig Paulsen's constituency website]
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=199 Kraig Paulsen on the Iowa House Website]  
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*[http://www.iowahouserepublicans.com/members/kraig-paulsen Profile] at Iowa House Republicans
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32452 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000112/kraig-paulsen/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32452 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96522 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80173 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63008 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13373 2002]
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Kraig Paulsen
Kraig Paulsen.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 67
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker, Iowa State House of Representatives
2011-present
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
Education
Bachelor'sIowa State University, 1987
Master'sEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University, 1994
J.D.University of Iowa, 2003
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 9, 1964
Place of birthMonticello, IA
ProfessionIn-House Counsel, CRST International, Inc.
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kraig Paulsen (b. September 9, 1964) is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 67. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Paulsen serves as Speaker of the House.

Paulsen announced on August 7, 2013, that he will not be running for Iowa's 1st District in 2014.[1][2][3]

Biography

Paulsen's professional experience includes working as In-House Counsel for CRST International, Incorporated, and Shirt Production Supervisor with Cryovac. He served in the United States Air Force from 1987 to 1997.[4]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Administration and Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Kraig Paulsen endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Kraig Paulsen was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[6][7][8]

Paulsen announced on August 7, 2013, that was running for Iowa's 1st District in 2014.[9][10][11]

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Paulsen ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 67. Paulsen ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Mark Seidl (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[12][13]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKraig Paulsen Incumbent 52.8% 8,898
     Democratic Mark Seidl 47.2% 7,947
Total Votes 16,845

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Paulsen won re-election to the 35th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[14]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 35
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKraig Paulsen (R) 10,652


2008

On November 4, 2008, Paulsen was re-elected to the 35th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Mike Robinson (D).[15] Paulsen raised $357,761 for his campaign, while Robinson raised $8,919.[16]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 35
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKraig Paulsen (R) 10,623
Mike Robinson (D) 7,565

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 Paulsen collected $874,984 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[17]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kraig Paulsen's campaign in 2010
Iowans For Tax Relief$246,150
Associated Builders & Contractors Of Iowa$27,000
Iowa Association Of Realtors$20,500
Master Builders Of Iowa$20,000
Iowa Credit Union League$19,500
Total Raised in 2010 $874,984

2008

In 2008 Paulsen collected $357,761 in donations.[18]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowans for Tax Relief $24,000
Ayers, James W. $20,000
Iowa Credit Union League $11,500
Wal-Mart $11,000

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References

  1. The Gazette "Paulsen confirms he’s considering 2014 U.S. House 1st District race" Accessed May 29, 2013
  2. Des Moines Register, "Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen will not run for Congress," accessed August 9, 2013
  3. Dubuque Telegraph Herald, "Iowa House Speaker Paulsen will not run for 1st District seat," accessed August 9, 2013
  4. Project Vote Smart - Rep. Paulsen
  5. The Hill, "Gingrich wins endorsements from American Family Association, Iowa Speaker," December 20, 2011
  6. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
  7. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
  8. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
  9. The Gazette "Paulsen confirms he’s considering 2014 U.S. House 1st District race" Accessed May 29, 2013
  10. Des Moines Register, "Iowa House Speaker Kraig Paulsen will not run for Congress," accessed August 9, 2013
  11. Dubuque Telegraph Herald, "Iowa House Speaker Paulsen will not run for 1st District seat," accessed August 9, 2013
  12. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014
  13. Iowa Department of Elections, "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012
  14. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
  15. Iowa Secretary of State "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
  16. Follow The Money "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014
  17. Follow The Money, "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014
  18. 2008 Contributions to Kraig Paulsen
Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin McCarthy (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 67
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 35
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Ako Abdul-Samad (D)