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Bruce Bearinger

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Bruce Bearinger
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Iowa House of Representatives District 64
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Bruce Bearinger is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 64. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Bearinger's professional experience includes teaching agriculture and biology at Jesup High School.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Economic Growth



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bearinger ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 64. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Incumbent Janet Petersen (D) did not seek re-election. Bearinger defeated Jim Givant in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Bearinger 65.5% 9,493
     Republican Jim Givant 34.5% 5,007
Total Votes 14,500

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bearinger is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bearinger raised a total of $21,454 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[4]

Bruce Bearinger's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 64 Won $21,454
Grand Total Raised $21,454


Bearinger won election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bearinger raised a total of $21,454.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bruce Bearinger's campaign in 2012
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,000
Afscme Iowa Council 61$1,000
Operating Engineers Local 234$1,000
Iowa Hospital Association$1,000
Leo, Michael$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$21,454
Source:Follow the Money


Bearinger and his wife, Eileen, have two children.[1]

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Preceded by
Janet Petersen (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 64
Succeeded by