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|Position             = Iowa State Senate District 28
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|Position = Iowa State Senate District 28
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Breitbach''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012#District 28|District 28]] of the [[Iowa State Senate]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Breitbach''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
Breitbach attended Loras College, earning an Accounting and Business degree.<ref name=website>[http://friendsforbreitbach.com "friendsforbreitbach," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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Breitbach earned his B.S. in Accounting and Business from Loras College.<ref name=website>[http://friendsforbreitbach.com "friendsforbreitbach," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Breitbach served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources & Environment
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|Committee3 = Transportation
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
 
Breitbach's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
 
Breitbach's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website/>
  
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
 
Breitbach ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 28. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[John Beard]] 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 April 18, 2012]</ref>
 
Breitbach ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 28. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[John Beard]] 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 April 18, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 28, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Michael Breitbach
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|candidate2 = John Beard
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|votes1 = 14867
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|votes2 = 14833
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
Breitbach was a [[:Category:Republican candidate, Iowa House of Representatives, 2010|Republican candidate]] for District 24 of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] in the [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Breitbach was defeated by [[Roger Thomas]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<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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Breitbach was a [[Republican]] candidate for District 24 of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] in the [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010, state legislative elections]]. Breitbach was defeated by [[Roger Thomas]] (D) in the November 2 general election.<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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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Breitbach
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|Full name = Michael Breitbach
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=141858 ''followthemoney.org'', "Breitbach, Michael," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 188756
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 28]]
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|totalraised2010 = 19123
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|result2010 = Lost
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 24]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Breitbach
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|full Name = Michael Breitbach
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147580
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|office= Iowa State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 188,756
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|org1 = Iowa Republican Party
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|org2 = Concordia Group
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|org3 = Iowa Farm Bureau
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|org4 = Master Builders Of Iowa
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|org5 = Iowa Bankers Association
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|orgamount1 = 89463
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|orgamount2 = 39500
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|orgamount3 = 4275
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|orgamount4 = 4000
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|orgamount5 = 4000
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Mike and his wife of 34 years Theresa have four children.<ref name=website/>
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Mike and his wife, Theresa, have four children.<ref name=website/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Michael + Breitbach + Iowa + Senate'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Michael + Breitbach + Iowa + Senate'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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*[https://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=85&PID=12338 Sen. Breitbach's website]
*[http://friendsforbreitbach.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122100 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=122100 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122100 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=122100 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147580 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121658 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 13:14, 6 November 2013

Michael Breitbach
Michael Breitbach.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 28
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLoras College
Personal
Place of birthColesburg, Iowa
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Breitbach is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Breitbach earned his B.S. in Accounting and Business from Loras College.[1]

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Natural Resources & Environment
Transportation

Issues

Campaign themes

Breitbach's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Spending:

  • Excerpt:"Our families have to live within our budgets. We need to insure that our state and federal government does the same."

Government Regulations

  • Excerpt:"I believe we need to reevaluate our government's role and reestablish the role of individuals and families."

Finding Solutions

  • Excerpt:"I have a proven record of solving problems in business and I want to bring that approach to state government."

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Breitbach ran in the 2012 election for Iowa State Senate District 28. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated John Beard in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa State Senate, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Breitbach 50.1% 14,867
     Democratic John Beard 49.9% 14,833
Total Votes 29,700

2010

Breitbach was a Republican candidate for District 24 of the Iowa House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections. Breitbach was defeated by Roger Thomas (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Breitbach is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Breitbach raised a total of $207,879 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Michael Breitbach's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 28 Won $188,756
2010 Iowa State House, District 24 Defeated $19,123
Grand Total Raised $207,879

2012

Breitbach won election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Breitbach raised a total of $188,756.
Iowa State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Breitbach's campaign in 2012
Iowa Republican Party$89,463
Concordia Group$39,500
Iowa Farm Bureau$4,275
Master Builders Of Iowa$4,000
Iowa Bankers Association$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$188,756
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Mike and his wife, Theresa, have four children.[1]

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