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Bob Kressig
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Iowa House of Representatives District 19
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 10
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Date of birthDecember 31, 1953
Place of birthDubuque, IA
Office website
Personal website
Bob Kressig (b. December 31, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 19th District since 2005.

Kressig is a retired 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.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kressig has been appointed to the following committees:


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



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 will face James R. Kenyon in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]


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.[4]

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


On November 4, 2008, Kressig was re-elected to the 19th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Carlin Hageman (R). [5] Kressig raised $88,533 for his campaign, while Hageman raised $51,432. [6]

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

Campaign donors


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


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

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