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  name                = Bob Kressig |
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  |Name = Bob Kressig
  political position  = Iowa House of Representatives District 19 |
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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 59
  assumed office     = 2005 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2005-Present
  political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2005
  website             = [http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=786&ga=83 House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Bob Kressig''' (b. December 31, 1953) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 19th District since 2005.
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|Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Birthday = December 31, 1953
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|Place of birth = Dubuque, IA
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bob Kressig''' (b. December 31, 1953) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 59. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.
  
Kressig is a retired Joint Trainer with John Deere/United Auto Workers.
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Kressig's professional experience includes working as a Joint Trainer with John Deere/United Auto Workers.
  
He is a member of the Cedar Falls Lions Club, John Deere Community Credit Union, Nazareth Lutheran Church, Rainbow Cyclists of Waterloo, and the United Auto Workers.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32632 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kressig]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kressig served on the following committees:
  
==Committee membership==
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Commerce Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Commerce]] (Vice Chair)
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|State = Iowa
* [[Environmental Protection Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Environmental Protection]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Local Government Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Local Government]] (Vice Chair)
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Public Safety Committee, Iowa House of Representatives|Public Safety]]
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|Committee1 = Commerce
*Subcommittee on Economic Development Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Local Government
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|Committee3 = Public Safety
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kressig served on the following committees:
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Government Oversight
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|Committee3 = Local Government  
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|Committee4 = Public Safety  
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kressig served on the following committees:
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Environmental Protection
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|Committee3 = Local Government
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Public Safety  
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Kressig ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 59. Kressig ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[James R. Kenyon]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives, District 59, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Bob Kressig
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = James Kenyon
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|votes1 = 8762
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|votes2 = 6621
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}}
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===2010===
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::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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Kressig won re-election to the 19th District seat against Darin Beck (R).  Kressig had no opposition in the Democratic primary.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>
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  office = Iowa House of Representatives, District 19 General Election (2010)
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Bob Kressig (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''5,577'''
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| colspan="2" | Darin Beck (R)
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| align="right" | 5,075
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==Campaign Donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Kressig
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|Full name = Bob Kressig
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = September 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4833 ''followthemoney.org'', "Kressig, Bob," accessed September 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 159091
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 59]]
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|totalraised2010 = 143192
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 19]]
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|totalraised2008 = 88533
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 19]]
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|totalraised2006 = 237989
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006|Iowa State House, District 19]]
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|totalraised2004 = 147455
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004|Iowa State House, District 19]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Kressig
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 159,091
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org3 = Iowa Association for Justice
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|org4 = Food & Commercial Workers District 431
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|org5 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|orgamount1 = 69765
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|orgamount2 = 22000
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|orgamount3 = 5200
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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===2010===
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In 2010 Kressig collected $143,192 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Iowa House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $143,192
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org3 = Food & Commercial Workers District 431
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|org4 = AFSCME Iowa Council 61
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|org5 = Iowa Federation Of Labor AFL-CIO
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|orgdonor1 = $62,842
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|orgdonor2 = $16,500
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|orgdonor3 = $6,000
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|orgdonor4 = $5,500
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|orgdonor5 = $3,000
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==Personal==
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Kressig is a member of the Cedar Falls Lions Club, John Deere Community Credit Union, Nazareth Lutheran Church, Rainbow Cyclists of Waterloo, and the United Auto Workers.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32632 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kressig]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Bob + Kressig + Iowa + Legislature'''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Bob+Kressig+Iowa+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Bob Kressig News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=786&ga=83 Iowa House of Representatives - Rep. Bob Kressig]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32632 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96494 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80143 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62971 2004]
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*[http://www.bobkressig.com/ Bob Kressig's Personal Website]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=786 Iowa House of Representatives - Rep. Bob Kressig]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32632 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32632 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140161 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121534 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96494 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80143 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62971 2004]
  
 
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Bob Kressig
Bob Kressig.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 59
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayDecember 31, 1953
Place of birthDubuque, IA
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Bob Kressig (b. December 31, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 59. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Kressig's professional experience includes working as a Joint Trainer with John Deere/United Auto Workers.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kressig served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Local Government
Public Safety

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kressig served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kressig served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kressig ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 59. Kressig ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated James R. Kenyon in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Kressig Incumbent 57% 8,762
     Republican James Kenyon 43% 6,621
Total Votes 15,383

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kressig won re-election to the 19th District seat against Darin Beck (R). Kressig had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 19 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Kressig (D) 5,577
Darin Beck (R) 5,075

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kressig was re-elected to the 19th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Carlin Hageman (R). [4] Kressig raised $88,533 for his campaign, while Hageman raised $51,432. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 19
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Kressig (D) 8,468
Carlin Hageman (R) 6,234

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kressig is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Kressig raised a total of $776,260 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[6]

Bob Kressig's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 59 Won $159,091
2010 Iowa State House, District 19 Won $143,192
2008 Iowa State House, District 19 Won $88,533
2006 Iowa State House, District 19 Won $237,989
2004 Iowa State House, District 19 Won $147,455
Grand Total Raised $776,260

2012

Kressig won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kressig raised a total of $159,091.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Kressig's campaign in 2012
Iowa Democratic Party$69,765
Iowa Credit Union League$22,000
Iowa Association for Justice$5,200
Food & Commercial Workers District 431$5,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$159,091
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Kressig collected $143,192 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Kressig's campaign in 2010
Iowa Democratic Party$62,842
Iowa Credit Union League$16,500
Food & Commercial Workers District 431$6,000
AFSCME Iowa Council 61$5,500
Iowa Federation Of Labor AFL-CIO$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $143,192

2008

In 2008 Kressig collected $88,533 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $13,393
Iowa Credit Union League $12,500
Great Plains Laborers District Council $5,300
United Food & Commercial Workers International Union $5,000

Personal

Kressig is a member of the Cedar Falls Lions Club, John Deere Community Credit Union, Nazareth Lutheran Church, Rainbow Cyclists of Waterloo, and the United Auto Workers.[9]

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Preceded by
Chris Hagenow (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 59
2013–present
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Iowa House of Representatives District 19
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Ralph Watts (R)