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Revision as of 08:21, 6 September 2012

Thomas Courtney
Iowa State Senate District 44
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 12
Majority Whip, Iowa State Senate
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Office website
Personal website
Thomas Courtney is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 44. Courtney was a member of the Burlington School Board. He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2003 and has served in that position since. He has been Senate Majority Whip since 2006.

Courtney served in the United States Air Force. He has also worked for Case/New Holland Company. He is now retired.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Courtney has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Courtney is running for re-election to Iowa State Senate District 44 in 2012. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and will face Brad Bourn in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]


On November 4, 2008, Courtney was re-elected to the 44th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating David Kerr (R). [3] Courtney raised $89,781 for his campaign, while Kerr raised $8,433. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 44 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Courtney (D) 15,601
David Kerr (R) 10,536

Campaign donors


In 2008 Courtney collected $89,781 in donations.[5]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Credit Union League $7,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $3,500
John Deere & Co. $2,750
Master Builders of Iowa $2,500


Courtney is widowed and has three children.

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Preceded by
Jeff Angelo
Iowa Senate District 44
Succeeded by