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Tom W. Shaw

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Tom W. Shaw
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Iowa House of Representatives District 8
Assumed office
January 10, 2011
Current term ends
January 10, 2013
Political party Republican
Website House website
Tom W. Shaw is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 8th District since 2011.

Shaw served 20 years in the U.S. Navy from 1982 to 2002. After retiring from the Navy, he joined the Laurens, IA police department and worked his way up to chief of police by 2006. Shaw holds an A.A. in Criminal Justice.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shaw has been appointed to the following committees:



Shaw won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Susan G. Bangert (D) in the November 2 general election.[1]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 8 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom W. Shaw (R) 7,304
Susan G. Bangert (D) 3,753

Campaign donors


In 2010, Shaw raised $151,044 in contributions. [2]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $108,877
Shaw, Tom W $6,403
Freedom First PAC Iowa $2,000


Shaw and his wife, Diana, reside in Laurens.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dolores Mertz
Iowa House District 8
Succeeded by