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Kraig Paulsen

Republican — Representative — District 67
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Kraig Paulsen represents House District 67 in the Iowa House, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 62 bills.

2002 56067.25
2004 94510.07
2006 127936.31
2008 351530.25
2010 873266.29
2012 416698.86

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



News and Blog Coverage

Paulsen: What We Can Afford

Written by State Representative Kraig Paulsen Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives Every session the question facing the legislature is how to fit Iowans’ priorities within the constraints of state revenue. For years, state government in Iowa operated much like it does in Washington, D.C. – spend more than ...

Paulsen Pulls Highfill, Nunn from Committee to Pave Way for Gas Tax Increase; UPDATE: Gas tax increase passes on 13-12 vote

Iowa Speaker of the House Kraig Paulsen removed two Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee Thursday morning, apparently due to their opposition to an increase in the state gas tax. The committee is schedule to vote on the increase this afternoon. Representatives Jake Highfill (R-Johnston) and Zach ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HCR 9

    A concurrent resolution to provide for adjournment sine die.

  • HJR 8

    A joint resolution applying for an Article V convention to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraints, and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and requesting Congress to similarly propose such amendments.

  • HR 8

    A resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the milestone achieved by the first African Americans to serve in the Iowa General Assembly, the Honorable Willie Stevenson Glanton and the Honorable James H. Jackson.

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  • HCR 2

    A concurrent resolution relating to the appointment of a joint inaugural committee.

  • HCR 4

    A concurrent resolution to provide for a joint convention of the two houses of the 2015 session of the Eighty-sixth General Assembly to be held on Friday, January 16, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the inaugeration of Governor-elect Terry E. Branstad and Lieutenant Governor-elect Kim Reynolds.

  • HCR 3

    A concurrent resolution to provide for a joint convention of the two houses of the 2015 Eighty-sixth General Assembly to be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. for Chief Justice Mark Cady to present his message of the condition of the judicial branch.

Recent Votes

HF 645

Shall amendment H-1398, to the Senate amendment H-1387, be adopted?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5454.0
•••No: 3838.0
•••Other: 88.0
SF 513

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9292.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 88.0
SF 485

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8888.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1212.0
SF 171

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5353.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 1111.0
HF 666

Shall the rules be suspended to consider amendment H-1396?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3838.0
•••No: 5353.0
•••Other: 99.0
HF 666

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8787.0
•••No: 44.0
•••Other: 99.0
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