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Kurt Swaim
Kurt Swaim.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 94
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sIowa Wesleyan University
J.D.University of Iowa
Place of birthDavis County, IA
Office website
Kurt Swaim is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 94th District since 2003.

Swaim has been an Attorney in Private Practice since 1981. He previously worked as Senior Staff Attorney for the Legal Services Corporation of Iowa from 1978-1981, and an Attorney for Lundy, Butler, Wilson & Hall from 1975-1978.

He is a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church, and President/Treasurer of the Lions Club Masons.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Swaim has been appointed to the following committees:


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



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Swaim won re-election to the 94th District seat against James F. Johnson (R). Swaim had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 94 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKurt Swaim (D) 5,021
James F. Johnson (R) 4,945


On November 4, 2008, Swaim was re-elected to the 94th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Howard E. Hubbard (R). [3] Swaim raised $32,810 for his campaign, while Hubbard raised $0. [4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 94
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKurt Swaim (D) 8,112
Howard E. Hubbard (R) 4,542

Campaign donors


In 2010 Swaim collected $56,610 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[5]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kurt Swaim's campaign in 2010
Iowa Democratic Party$16,787
Iowa Bankers Association$2,500
Iowa State Bar Association$2,200
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$1,500
Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $56,610


In 2008 Swaim collected $32,810 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa State Bar Association $4,200
Iowa Bankers Association $1,500
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500
Laborers Local 566 $1,400

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