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  name                = Thomas Courtney |
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  |Name = Thomas Courtney
  political position  = Iowa State Senate District 44 |
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 44
  assumed office     = 2002 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = 2003-Present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
  profession          = Retired |
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|Assumed office = 2003
  website             = [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=282&ga=83 Senate website] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
   
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  |Leadership = Majority Whip, Iowa State Senate
}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas Courtney''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 44. Courtney was a member of the Burlington School Board. He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2002 and has served in that position since. He has been Senate Majority Whip since 2006
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}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas Courtney''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He served on the Burlington School Board.
  
Courtney served in the United States Air Force.  He has also worked for Case/New Holland Company. He is now retired.
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Courtney's professional experience includes working for Case/New Holland Company. He served in the United States Air Force.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Courtney served on the following committees:
  
* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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* [[Government Oversight Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
* [[State Government Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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|Committee2 = Judiciary
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Rules and Administration
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|Committee4 = State Government
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Government Oversight  
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Labor and Business Relations  
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|Committee5 = Rules and Administration  
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|Committee6 = State Government  
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Government Oversight
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|Committee4 = Labor and Business Relations
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|Committee5 = Rules and Administration
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|Committee6 =  State Government
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Courtney ran for re-election to [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] District 44 in 2012. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Brad Bourn]] 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 17, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 44, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Thomas Courtney
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Brad Bourn
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|votes1 = 16125
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|votes2 = 12168
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
On November 4, 2008, Courtney was re-elected to the 44th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating David Kerr (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Courtney raised $89,781 for his campaign, while Kerr raised $8,433. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2008]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Courtney was re-elected to the 44th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating David Kerr (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Courtney raised $89,781 for his campaign, while Kerr raised $8,433. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2008]</ref>
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==Campaign Donors==
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008 Courtney collected $89,781 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96444 2008 Contributions to Thomas Courtney]</ref>
 
In 2008 Courtney collected $89,781 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96444 2008 Contributions to Thomas Courtney]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Courtney is widowed and has three children.
 
Courtney is widowed and has three children.
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=282&ga=83 Official Iowa State Senate website of Thomas Courtney]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32818 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=282 Official Iowa State Senate website of Thomas Courtney]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32818 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32818 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96444 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80096 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62897 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8294 2002]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96444 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80096 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62897 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8294 2002]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/senatortomcourtney Tom Courtney on Facebook]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 13:26, 17 June 2013

Thomas Courtney
ThomasCourtney.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 44
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Whip, Iowa State Senate
2006-2012
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Thomas Courtney is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He served on the Burlington School Board.

Courtney's professional experience includes working for Case/New Holland Company. He served in the United States Air Force.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Judiciary, Vice-chair
Rules and Administration
State Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

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

Iowa State Senate, District 44, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Courtney Incumbent 57% 16,125
     Republican Brad Bourn 43% 12,168
Total Votes 28,293

2008

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

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

Personal

Courtney is widowed and has three children.

Recent news

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Preceded by
Jeff Angelo
Iowa State Senate District 44
2003–present
Succeeded by
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