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Robert Bacon (Iowa politician)

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Political party  Republican
Website  Official Website
Party  Republican Party of Iowa
Religion  Christian
Spouse  Carol Bacon
Occupation  Legislator
Role  Iowa politician
Children  4
Name  Robert Bacon

Robert Bacon (Iowa politician)
Residence  Sioux City, Iowa, United States

Robert "Rob" Bacon (born 1955) is a Republican politician and legislator from the state of Iowa. He was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012 to represent the 48th district. He was previously elected to the Iowa Senate in 2010 to represent District 5, which serves Wright, Hamilton, and Story Counties. Bacon was born in Chicago and his hometown is Maxwell, Iowa.


Voting Accessibility

During the 2017 legislative session, Bacon voted to shorten both the amount of time one may cast an absentee ballot and the number of days one can vote at satellite polling sites, and he voted to require all voters to present a state-issued ID. Though he voted for the measure, the bill was opposed by the Iowa State Association of Counties, an advocacy group for Iowa's disabled, and Iowa's Department on Aging opposed the bill.

Current legislative committees

Bacon has been a member of the following legislative committees:

  • Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa, Member
  • Human Resources, Member
  • Local Government, Member
  • Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Joint Appropriations), Member
  • Veterans Affairs, Member
  • Political experience

    Bacon has had the following political experience:

  • Representative, Iowa State House of Representatives, 2013–present
  • Senator, Iowa State Senate, 2011–2013
  • City Council member, Freemont
  • City Council member, Maxwell
  • Family

    Bacon is married to Carol, and together they have four children.

    Professional experience

    Bacon is a licensed funeral director, and has been managing funeral homes since 1983. He is the owner of Bacon Funeral Homes.


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