Bill Dix

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Bill Dix
Bill Dix - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 25th district
In office
January 14, 2013 – January 11, 2015
Personal details
Born November 28, 1962
Janesville, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Gerri
Children Michael, Will, and Libby
Residence Shell Rock, Iowa
Alma mater Iowa State University (B.S.)
Profession Farmer
Religion Methodism
Website Bill Dix's Website
For other people named Bill Dix, see Bill Dix (disambiguation).

Bill Dix is a Republican politician and farmer from Shell Rock, Iowa. He is the Minority Leader of the Iowa Senate, and serves Senate District 22. He served 10 years as a representative in the Iowa legislature representing Iowa House District 17,[1] before deciding in 2006 to run for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Iowa's 1st district to replace seven-term Congressman Jim Nussle, who unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Iowa. Dix lost the Republican nomination to restaurant owner Mike Whalen. Whalen lost the general election to Bruce Braley in one of the most watched races nationwide.

In late 2006, Bill Dix hosted a blog on the Des Moines Register website discussing politics and the upcoming elections.[2]

Bill Dix was elected to the Iowa State Senate in 2010 with a victory over incumbent Bill Heckroth for Senate District 9, and he currently serves on the following committees: Labor and Business Relations Committee and the Rules and Administration Committee(Ranking Member). On November 14, 2013, after Senate Republicans failed to regain control of the Iowa Senate, Senator Dix was elected to be the Republican Leader, [3]

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