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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
  |Term ends = January 10, 2013
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Leadership = Majority Whip, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Leadership = Majority Whip, Iowa State Senate
  |Years leadership = 2006-present
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  |Years leadership = 2006-2012
 
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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
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = November 4, 2008
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  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2003
 
  |First elected = 2003
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
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  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/courtney
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/courtney
}}{{tnr}}'''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 [[State Senate Majority Whip|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:
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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 = Appropriations
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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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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Courtney has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:
*[[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate|Agriculture]]
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*[[Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate|Commerce]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Government Oversight Committee, Iowa State Senate|Government Oversight]] ''Chair''
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|Collapse= Yes
*[[Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Labor and Business Relations]]
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|State = Iowa
*[[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate|Rules and Administration]]
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|year = 2011
*[[State Government Committee, Iowa State Senate|State Government]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
*[[Joint Committee on Government Oversight, Iowa State Legislature|Joint Committee on Government Oversight]] ''Chair''
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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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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Courtney served on these committees:
  
* [[Agriculture Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Government Oversight Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[State Government Committee, Iowa 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==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Courtney is running 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 will face [[Brad Bourn]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SEN&map=DIST ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Results," June 5, 2012]</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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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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|Collapse =
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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===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Courtney
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|Full name = Thomas Courtney
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4869 ''followthemoney.org'', "Courtney, Thomas G," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 113251
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate, District 44]]
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|totalraised2010 = 44144
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|Iowa State Senate, District 44]]
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|totalraised2008 = 89781
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2008|Iowa State Senate, District 44]]
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|totalraised2006 = 36597
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|result2006 = N/A
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|office2006 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2006|Iowa State Senate, District 44]]
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|totalraised2004 = 22321
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2004|Iowa State Senate, District 44]]
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|totalraised2002 = 17418
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2002|Iowa State Senate, District 44]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Courtney
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|full Name = Thomas Courtney
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140106
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|office= Iowa State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 113,251
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Iowa Corn Growers Association
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|org3 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org4 = Iowa Association of Realtors
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|org5 = Associated General Contractors Of Iowa
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|orgamount1 = 36483
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|orgamount2 = 4000
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|orgamount3 = 3500
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|orgamount4 = 3500
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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|}}
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===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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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Thomas + Courtney + Iowa + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Thomas + Courtney + Iowa + Senate'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Thomas+Courtney+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Thomas Courtney News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Thomas+Courtney+Iowa+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Thomas Courtney News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
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*[http://www.senate.iowa.gov/courtney/ Sen. Courtney's Senate Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=282 Official Iowa State Senate website of Thomas Courtney]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=282 Official Iowa State Senate website of Thomas Courtney]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32818 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32818 Biography 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]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32818 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140106 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122615 2010], [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]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/senatortomcourtney Tom Courtney on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/senatortomcourtney Tom Courtney on Facebook]
  
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Revision as of 01:54, 31 October 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

Comprehensive donor information for Courtney is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Courtney raised a total of $323,512 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Thomas Courtney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State Senate, District 44 Won $113,251
2010 Iowa State Senate, District 44 Not up for election $44,144
2008 Iowa State Senate, District 44 Won $89,781
2006 Iowa State Senate, District 44 Not up for election $36,597
2004 Iowa State Senate, District 44 Won $22,321
2002 Iowa State Senate, District 44 Won $17,418
Grand Total Raised $323,512

2012

Courtney won re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Courtney raised a total of $113,251.
Iowa State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Courtney's campaign in 2012
Iowa Democratic Party$36,483
Iowa Corn Growers Association$4,000
Iowa Credit Union League$3,500
Iowa Association of Realtors$3,500
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$113,251
Source:Follow the Money

2008

In 2008 Courtney collected $89,781 in donations.[6]

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.

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