Brian Quirk

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Brian J. Quirk
Brian J. Quirk - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 15th district
30th (2001 – 2003)
In office
January 8, 2001 – November 28, 2012
Preceded by Keith Weigel
Succeeded by Todd Prichard
Personal details
Born (1968-07-11) July 11, 1968 (age 46)
New Hampton, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Anita
Children 2 daughters[1]
Residence New Hampton, Iowa
Profession Electrical Contractor
Religion Catholic
Website Quirk's website

Brian J. Quirk (born July 11, 1968) is a former Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 30th District from 2001 to 2003, and the 15th District from 2003-2012. He received his AA from North Area Community College. He is a veteran and served his country honorably from 1987-1991.

As of October 2011, Quirk serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Agriculture, State Government, and Ways and Means committees. He also serves as ranking member of the Commerce Committee and as a member of the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee and of the Information Technology Council.

Quirk works at New Hampton Electric, his family's business in New Hampton. He is a master electrician.[citation needed]

On November 28, 2012, Quirk resigned his seat to take a job as the general manager of the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant.[2][3]

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2000 [4]
District 30
Turnout: 13,188
Democratic hold Brian Quirk Democratic 7,339 55.6
Allen Borlaug Republican 5,842 44.3
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002 [5]
District 15
Democratic (newly redistricted) Brian Quirk* Democratic unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [6]
District 15
Turnout: 14,332
Democratic hold Brian Quirk* Democratic 8,422 58.8
Arnie Boge Republican 5,899 41.2
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 [7]
District 15
Turnout: 10,556
Democratic hold Brian J. Quirk* Democratic 7,147 67.7
David Kraft Republican 3,184 30.2
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [8]
District 15
Turnout: 13,031
Democratic hold Brian J. Quirk* Democratic 9,679 74.3
Dan Lensing Independent 3,336 25.6
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [9]
District 15
Turnout: 10,907
Democratic hold Brian J. Quirk* Democratic 5,790 53.1
Michael T. Klimesh Republican 4,856 44.5
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012 [10]
District 52
Turnout: 13,707
Democratic hold Brian J. Quirk* Democratic 9,777 71.33
Craig Clark Other 3,916 28.57

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Keith Weigel
30th District
2001 – 2003
Succeeded by
Dick Myers
Preceded by
Dolores Mertz
15th District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent