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Herman C. Quirmbach

Democratic — Senator — District 23
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Herman C. Quirmbach represents Senate District 23 in the Iowa Senate, is a member of 11 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 147 bills.

2002 58749.09
2004 10714.84
2006 57853.91
2008 11356.4
2010 56598.69
2012 13005.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Key provision of Branstad’s education reform plan faces trouble in Iowa Senate

A key provision of Gov. Terry Branstad’s education reform plan appears to be in trouble in the Iowa Senate. Sen. Herman Quirmbach, D-Ames, chairman of the Iowa Senate Education Committee, raised serious questions Wednesday about Branstad’s proposal to establish a new college-ready- or career-ready seal that high school students may ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SSB 1254

    A study bill for an act relating to school district funding by establishing a district cost per pupil equity budget adjustment, modifying limitations on the cash reserve levy, and including effective date provisions. 3/4/2015 Subcommittee: Dvorsky, Quirmbach, and Kraayenbrink

  • SSB 1248

    A study bill for an act relating to requirements for timely filing of releases or satisfactions of mortgages. 3/2/2015 Subcommittee: Quirmbach, Taylor, and Schneider

  • SSB 1249

    A study bill for an act relating to redemption by certain persons of parcels sold at tax sale. 3/2/2015 Subcommittee: Quirmbach, Taylor, and Garrett

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  • SSB 1239

    A study bill for an act relating to statewide assessments of student progress utilizing core academic indicators. 2/26/2015 Subcommittee: Quirmbach, Dvorsky, Hart, Sinclair, and Schultz 3/5/15 Subcommittee returns bill without recommendation.

  • SSB 1236

    A study bill for an act relating to school attendance requirements and school attendance support programs and funding, and including applicability provisions. 2/26/2015 Subcommittee: Quirmbach, Hogg, and Johnson

  • SSB 1234

    A study bill for an act relating to required core curriculum and twenty=first century learning skills addressed in rules adopted by the state board of education. 2/25/2015 Subcommittee: Quirmbach, Mathis, and Sinclair 3/2/15 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.

Recent Votes

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HF 166

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4896.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SF 201

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
HF 159

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SF 206

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SF 234

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 2652.0
•••No: 2346.0
•••Other: 12.0
SF 130

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4998.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
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Sources

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