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Michael Breitbach
Michael Breitbach.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 28
In office
January 14, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
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 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sLoras College
Place of birthColesburg, Iowa
Office website
Michael Breitbach is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 28 since 2013.

Breitbach attended Loras College, earning an Accounting and Business degree.[1]


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Natural Resources & Environment


Campaign Themes

Breitbach's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt:"Our families have to live within our budgets. We need to insure that our state and federal government does the same."

Government Regulations

  • Excerpt:"I believe we need to reevaluate our government's role and reestablish the role of individuals and families."

Finding Solutions

  • Excerpt:"I have a proven record of solving problems in business and I want to bring that approach to state government."



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Breitbach ran in the 2012 election for Iowa State Senate District 28. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated John Beard in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Iowa State Senate, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Breitbach 50.1% 14,867
     Democratic John Beard 49.9% 14,833
Total Votes 29,700


Breitbach was a Republican candidate for District 24 of the Iowa House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative elections. Breitbach was defeated by Roger Thomas (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Mike and his wife of 34 years Theresa have four children.[1]

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Preceded by
James Seymour (R)
Iowa State Senate District 28
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