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  |Name = Mark A. Brandenburg
 
  |Name = Mark A. Brandenburg
 
  |Profile picture = Mark Brandenburg.jpg
 
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 100
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 15
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = January 10, 2011-Present
 
  |Tenure = January 10, 2011-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
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  |Base salary = $25,000/year
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits =  
 
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  |Next election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark A. Brandenburg''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 100th District since January 10, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark A. Brandenburg''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Brandenburg is vice president of the board of directors at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum. He previously worked 34 years in the Omaha Public Power District, where he eventually worked his way up to a management position. During his time at OPPD, he was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1483. He now serves on the board of directors of the IWCC alumni association and as an adjunct instructor at Iowa Western Community College. Brandenburg holds an A.A. from Iowa Western and a B.S. from Bellevue University.
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Brandenburg earned his B.S. from Bellevue University. His professional experience includes working as Vice President of the Board of Directors at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum, manager at the Omaha Public Power District, and adjunct instructor at Iowa Western Community College.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brandenburg served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Committee3 = Public Safety
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|Committee4 = Veterans Affairs
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brandenburg has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brandenburg served on the following committees:
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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* [[Human Resources Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Human Resources]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Labor Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Labor]]
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* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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|State = Iowa
*Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Joint Appropriations), Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Human Resources  
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|Committee3 = Labor  
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|Committee4 = Public Safety  
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2012===
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Brandenburg and his wife, Debbie, have two sons.
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Brandenburg and his wife, Debbie, have two sons. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1483.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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{{succession box | before = [[Paul Shomshor, Jr.]] | title = Iowa House District 100 | years = 2011–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = [[Brian Quirk]] (D) | title = Iowa House of Representatives District 15 | years = 2013-present | after = NA}}
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Revision as of 14:35, 17 June 2013

Mark A. Brandenburg
Mark Brandenburg.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 15
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBellevue University
Associate'sIowa Western Community College
Personal
Place of birthCouncil Bluffs, IA
ProfessionOmaha Public Power District
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark A. Brandenburg is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Brandenburg earned his B.S. from Bellevue University. His professional experience includes working as Vice President of the Board of Directors at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum, manager at the Omaha Public Power District, and adjunct instructor at Iowa Western Community College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce, Vice-chair
Judiciary
Public Safety
Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Mark A. Brandenburg endorsed Michele Bachmann in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brandenburg ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 15. Brandenburg ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated George Warren Yaple in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark A. Brandenburg Incumbent 52.1% 5,452
     Democratic George Warren Yaple 47.9% 5,013
Total Votes 10,465

2010

Brandenburg won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Paul Shomshor, Jr. (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 100 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark A. Brandenburg (R) 3,699
Paul Shomshor, Jr. (D) 3,287

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Brandenburg raised $23,147 in contributions. [5]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowans For Right To Work $1,774
Iowa Bankers Association $1,000

Personal

Brandenburg and his wife, Debbie, have two sons. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1483.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Quirk (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 15
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Paul Shomshor, Jr.
Iowa House of Representatives District 100
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Charles Isenhart (D)