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Polly Bukta
Polly Bukta.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 26
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Teacher
Website House site
Polly Bukta (b. April 3, 1937) is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives. She has represented the 26th District since 1997 and currently serves as House Speaker Pro Tempore.

Bukta is a teacher.

She is a member of the American Association of University Women, Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce, Clinton County Democrats, Clinton Education Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, Iowa State Teachers Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the National Education Association.[1]

Committee membership



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bukta is not running for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Bukta was re-elected to the 26th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Jonathan Van Roekel (R). [2] Bukta raised $50,415 for her campaign, while Van Roekel raised $5,327. [3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPolly Bukta (D) 8,351
Jonathan Van Roekel (R) 4,834

Campaign Donors


In 2008 Bukta collected $50,415 in donations.[4]

Four of her largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $3,000
Lawlor, Elena $2,000
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association $1,750
Kirke, Gerald M. $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Iowa House of Representatives District 26
Succeeded by