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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert Dvorsky''' (b. August 18, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 37 since 2013. He previously represented District 15 from 2003 to 2013. Dvorsky was on the Coralville City Council from 1979 to 1986.  He was also Mason City Superintendent of Recreation from 1973 to 1979. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1986 to 1994.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert Dvorsky''' (b. August 18, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing [[Iowa State Senate District 37|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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==Biography==
 
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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.
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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===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
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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.<ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Iowa State Senate Official General Election Results]</ref>  
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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.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/results/index.html#9 ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 election results," accessed December 24, 2013]</ref>  
  
In the June 8 primary election, Dvorsky ran unopposed. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/results/2010PrimaryResults.html Official Iowa Senate Primary Election Results]</ref>
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In the June 8 primary election, Dvorsky ran unopposed.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2010/canvsummary.pdf "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
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On November 7, 2006, Dvorsky was re-elected to the 15th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]] with no opposition. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf 2006 Iowa Election Results]</ref> Dvorsky raised $57,806 for his campaign. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 2006 Money Raised, Iowa Candidates]</ref>
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On November 7, 2006, Dvorsky was re-elected to the 15th District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]] with no opposition.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Official 2006 General election results," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref> Dvorsky raised $57,806 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 ''Follow The Money'' "Funds raised by 2006 Senate candidates," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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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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 ''Follow The Money'' "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
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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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In 2006 Dvorsky collected $57,806 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80106 ''Follow The Money'' "2006 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Personal==
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Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
==Personal==
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* [[Iowa State Senate]]
 
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* [[Iowa State Senate#Committees|Iowa Senate Committees]]
Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.
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* [[Iowa State Senate District 37]]
 
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
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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]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000018/robert-e-dvorsky/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6423 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6423 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[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]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96455 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80106 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70865 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8299 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27734 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27450 1998]  
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96455 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80106 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70865 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8299 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27734 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27450 1998]  
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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.

Biography

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

2014

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Robert E. Dvorsky is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

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.[2]

In the June 8 primary election, Dvorsky ran unopposed.[3]

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.[4] Dvorsky raised $57,806 for his campaign.[5]

Iowa State Senate, District 15 (2006)
Candidates Votes


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

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Dvorsky was up for re-election, he collected $68,543 in donations.[6]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

2006

In 2006 Dvorsky collected $57,806 in donations.[7]

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 Healthcare Association $2,500

Personal

Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

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