Robert Bacon, Iowa

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Robert Bacon
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Iowa State Senate, District 5
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 10, 2011
Current term ends
January 10, 2015
Political party Republican
Profession Business owner
Website Senate website
Robert Bacon is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate. He has represented District 5 since 2011.

Bacon has managed funeral homes since 1983. He is currently the owner of Bacon Funeral Homes in Maxwell, IA. He has also served on the city councils of Freemont and Maxwell. He and his wife Carol have four children.

Committee assignments

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bacon has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Bacon defeated Democratic incumbent Rich Olive by a margin of 12,368 to 10,510 in the November 2 general election. [1]

In the June 8 primary election, Bacon was unopposed. [2]

Iowa State Senate, District 5 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Bacon (R) 12,368 54.1%
Rich Olive (D) 10,510 45.9%
Iowa State Senate, District 5 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Bacon 3,819 100%

Campaign themes

2010

From the Iowa Senate Republicans web site, Rob Bacon speaks of his concerns: [3]

  • State budget - “The budget needs to be balanced. I will work every day to protect the pocketbook and wallets of Iowans.”
  • Taxes - “I believe [Iowans] pay enough in taxes.”

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bacon raised $224,743 in contributions. [4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $185,884
Butler County Republican Central Cmte $10,000
Hamilton County Republican Central Cmte $3,500
Freedom First PAC Iowa $3,000

Personal

Bacon and his wife Carol have four children.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Rich Olive
Iowa Senate District 5
2011–present
Succeeded by
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