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  name                = Robert Dvorsky |
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  |Name = Robert Dvorsky
  political position  = Iowa State Senate District 15 |
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  |Profile picture = Dvorsky.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 37
  assumed office      = 2003 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2015]] |
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  |Tenure = 2003-Present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
  profession          = Executive Officer |
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|Assumed office = 2003
  website            = [http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=125 Senate website] |
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
   
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert Dvorsky''' (b. August 18, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 15. He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2003. Dvorsky was on the Coralville City Council from 1979 to 1986.  He was also Mason City Superintendent of Recreation from 1973 to 1979.  He served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1986 to 1994.
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|Base salary = $25,000/year
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|Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Prior office = Iowa State House of Representatives
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|Birthday = August 18, 1948
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|Place of birth = Burlington, IA
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|Profession = Job Developer
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|Religion = Catholic
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|Office website = http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=125  
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  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/dvorsky/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert Dvorsky''' (b. August 18, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1986 to 1994. Dvorsky served on the Coralville City Council from 1979 to 1986 and as Mason City Superintendent of Recreation from 1973 to 1979.
  
Dvorsky earned his BS and MPA from the University of Iowa in 1972 and 1984, respectively.
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Dvorsky earned his B.S. and M.P.A. from the University of Iowa in 1972 and 1984, respectively. His professional experience includes owning a small business, working as Supervisor of Recreation for the Mason City Parks and Recreation Department, Coordinator of JTPA, Job Developer for the 6th District Department of Correctional Services, and for East Central Iowa Employment and Training Consortium in Cedar Rapids.
 
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Dvorsky is a former Small Business Manager.  He was Supervisor of Recreation for the Mason City Parks and Recreation Department from 1973 to 1979.  He worked as Coordinator of JTPA, (MYEP), from 1985 to 1991.  He has been a Job Developer for the 6th District Department of Correctional Services from 1991 to the present.  He has also worked for the East Central Iowa Employment and Training Consortium in Cedar Rapids since 1993.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Dvorsky served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Judiciary
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|Committee4 = Local Government
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|Committee5 = Rules and Administration
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dvorksy has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dvorksy served on these committees:
*[[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Appropriations]]
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*[[Education Committee, Iowa State Senate|Education]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Human Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate|Human Resources]]
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|Collapse= Yes
*[[Judiciary Committee, Iowa State Senate|Judiciary]]
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|State = Iowa
*[[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate|Rules and Administration]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations  
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 = Human Resources  
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|Committee4 = Judiciary  
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|Committee5 = Rules and Administration  
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dvorsky served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dvorsky served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rebuild Iowa Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Rules and Administration Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 = Rebuild Iowa
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|Committee4 = Rules and Administration  
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, a year in which Dvorsky was up for re-election, he collected $68,543 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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|Chamber = Hawaii State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $68,543
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|org1 = Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
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|org2 = Associated General Contractors Of Iowa
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|org3 = Iowa Credit Union League
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|org4 = Iowa Dental Association
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|org5 = Iowa Medical Society
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|orgdonor1 = $5,250
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|orgdonor2 = $3,500
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|orgdonor3 = $3,500
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|orgdonor4 = $3,000
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|orgdonor5 = $2,750
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|}}
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
 
In 2006 Dvorsky collected $57,806 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80106 2006 Contributions to Robert Dvorsky]</ref>
 
In 2006 Dvorsky collected $57,806 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80106 2006 Contributions to Robert Dvorsky]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.
 
Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
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*[http://www.senate.iowa.gov/dvorsky/ Sen. Dvorsky's Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=125 Official Iowa State Senate website of Robert Dvorsky]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=125 Official Iowa State Senate website of Robert Dvorsky]
* [http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Results for the November 2, 2010 general election, Iowa]
 
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6423 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6423 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=6423 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=6423 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
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{{succession box | before = Betty Soukup | title = Iowa Senate District 15 | years = 2003–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = Betty Soukup | title = Iowa State Senate District 15 | years = 2003–2013 | after = [[Dennis Black]] (D)}}
 
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Revision as of 13:09, 17 June 2013

Robert Dvorsky
Dvorsky.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 37
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
1986-1994
Coralville City Council
1979-1986
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa, 1972
Master'sUniversity of Iowa, 1984
Personal
BirthdayAugust 18, 1948
Place of birthBurlington, IA
ProfessionJob Developer
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Robert Dvorsky (b. August 18, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1986 to 1994. Dvorsky served on the Coralville City Council from 1979 to 1986 and as Mason City Superintendent of Recreation from 1973 to 1979.

Dvorsky earned his B.S. and M.P.A. from the University of Iowa in 1972 and 1984, respectively. His professional experience includes owning a small business, working as Supervisor of Recreation for the Mason City Parks and Recreation Department, Coordinator of JTPA, Job Developer for the 6th District Department of Correctional Services, and for East Central Iowa Employment and Training Consortium in Cedar Rapids.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Chair
Education
Judiciary
Local Government
Rules and Administration
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dvorksy served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dvorsky served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Dvorsky defeated Libertarian candidate Christopher Peters by a margin of 17,964 to 6,092 in the November 2 general election. No Republicans filed to run for this seat.[1]

In the June 8 primary election, Dvorsky ran unopposed. [2]

Iowa State Senate, District 15 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Robert Dvorsky (D) 17,964 74.7%
Christopher Peters (L) 6,092 25.3%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Dvorsky was re-elected to the 15th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate with no opposition. [3] Dvorsky raised $57,806 for his campaign. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 15 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Dvorsky (D) 19,027

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Dvorsky was up for re-election, he collected $68,543 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

2006

In 2006 Dvorsky collected $57,806 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $3,500
AFSCME Iowa Council 61 $3,000
Iowa Credit Union League $2,500
Iowa Health Care Association $2,500

Personal

Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kent Sorenson (R)
Iowa State Senate District 37
2013-present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Betty Soukup
Iowa State Senate District 15
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Dennis Black (D)