Robert Dvorsky

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Robert Dvorsky
Iowa State Senate District 15
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 12, 2015
Political party Democratic
Profession Executive Officer
Website Senate website
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.

Dvorsky earned his BS and MPA from the University of Iowa in 1972 and 1984, respectively.

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.

Committee assignments


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


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



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%


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


In 2006 Dvorsky collected $57,806 in donations.[5]

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


Dvorsky and his wife, Susan, have two children.

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Preceded by
Betty Soukup
Iowa Senate District 15
Succeeded by