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  |Name = Kurt Swaim
  political position  = Iowa House of Representatives District 94 |
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 94
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  |Tenure = 2003-2013
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kurt Swaim''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 94th District since 2002.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kurt Swaim''' is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 94 from 2003 to 2013.
  
 
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.
 
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.
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Masons.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32654 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Swaim]</ref>  
 
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==Committee membership==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Swaim served on the following committees:
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* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]], Ranking Member
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* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Swaim served on the following committees:
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
 
* [[Economic Growth Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Economic Growth]]
 
* [[Economic Growth Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Economic Growth]]
 
* [[Government Oversight Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Government Oversight]]
 
* [[Government Oversight Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Government Oversight]]
 
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]] (Chair)
 
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Judiciary]] (Chair)
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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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.<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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  office = Iowa House of Representatives, District 94 General Election (2010)
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Kurt Swaim (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''5,021'''
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| colspan="2" | James F. Johnson (R)
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| align="right" | 4,945
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Swaim was re-elected to the 94th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Howard E. Hubbard (R).<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  Swaim raised $32,810 for his campaign, while Hubbard raised $0.<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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{{Votebox |
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  office = Iowa House of Representatives, District 94
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Kurt Swaim (D)'''
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| align="right" | 8,112
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| colspan="2" | Howard E. Hubbard (R)
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| align="right" | 4,542
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010 Swaim collected $56,610 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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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $56,610
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Iowa Bankers Association
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|org3 = Iowa State Bar Association
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|org4 = Associated General Contractors Of Iowa
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|org5 = Iowa Association Of Electric Cooperatives
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|orgdonor1 = $16,787
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|orgdonor2 = $2,500
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|orgdonor3 = $2,200
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|orgdonor4 = $1,500
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|orgdonor5 = $1,000
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===2008===
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In 2008 Swaim collected $32,810 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96550 2008 Contributions to Kurt Swaim]</ref>
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His four largest contributors were:
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| Iowa State Bar Association
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| align="right" | $4,200
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| Iowa Bankers Association
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| Laborers Local 566
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| align="right" | $1,400
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kurt + Swaim + Iowa + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Kurt+Swaim+Iowa+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Kurt Swaim News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=256&ga=83 Iowa House of Representatives - Rep. Kurt Swaim]  
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{{Submit a leg link}}
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32654 Project Vote Smart profile]
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{{Wikipedia}}
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*[http://www.house.iowa.gov/swaim/ Kurt Swaim's Official Website]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=256 Kurt Swaim on the Iowa House Website]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32654 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32654?p=13 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96550 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80200 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63056 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13422 2002]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96550 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80200 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63056 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13422 2002]
  
 
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Revision as of 18:58, 7 April 2014

Kurt Swaim
Kurt Swaim.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 94
Former Member
In office
2003-2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sIowa Wesleyan University
J.D.University of Iowa
Personal
Place of birthDavis County, IA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kurt Swaim is a former Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 94 from 2003 to 2013.

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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

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

2008

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

2010

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

2008

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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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 94
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Linda Miller (R)