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Thomas Courtney
Iowa State Senate District 44
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Retired
Website Senate website
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

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

Committee assignments



On November 4, 2008, Courtney was re-elected to the 44th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating David Kerr (R). [1] Courtney raised $89,781 for his campaign, while Kerr raised $8,433. [2]

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.[3]

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.

External links


  1. 2008 Iowa Election Results
  2. Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2008
  3. 2008 Contributions to Thomas Courtney