Brad Zaun

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Brad Zaun
Brad Zaun - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 32nd district
Assumed office
January 10, 2005
Preceded by Jack Holveck
Personal details
Born 1961/1962 (age 52–53)
Des Moines, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dede
Children Five children
Residence Urbandale, Iowa
Alma mater Ellsworth Community College
Occupation Vice President - R&R Realty Marketing Group
Website Zaun's website

Bradley Zaun (R-Urbandale) is an Iowa State Senator from the 32nd District and the Republican nominee for Iowa's 3rd congressional district in 2010 general election.

Iowa Senate[edit]

Brad has served in the Iowa Senate since 2005. He is the former mayor of Urbandale, serving from 1998 to 2005 and a former city council member of Urbandale, serving from 1996 to 1998.[1] He is former owner of Zaun's Hardware and Vice President of R&R Realty Marketing Group, and received his Bachelor's degree from Grandview College.

Zaun currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Judiciary committee; the Labor and Business Relations committee; the Rules and Administration committee; the Transportation committee; and the Ways and Means committee, where he is the ranking member. He also serves on the Justice Systems Appropriations committee.

Political campaigns[edit]


Zaun won with 23,190 votes, running unopposed.[1]


In the 3rd District Republican primary, he won with 42% of the vote in a crowded seven-candidate field to face the district's Democratic incumbent, Leonard Boswell.[2]

Zaun eventually lost to the incumbent Boswell 46% to 51%.

Personal life[edit]


  1. ^ 2008 Canvass, Iowa Secretary of State
  2. ^ Dems Fear Boswell's GOP Opponent House Race Hotline. National Journal, July 29, 2010

External links[edit]

Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Jack Holveck
32nd District
2005 – present
Succeeded by