|This article relies largely or entirely on a single source. (June 2016)|
|Libby Swanson Jacobs|
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 60th district
|Preceded by||Lance Horbach|
|Succeeded by||Peter Cownie|
October 1, 1956 |
|Residence||West Des Moines, Iowa|
Libby Swanson Jacobs (born October 1, 1956) is a former Iowa State Representative from the 60th District.
Prior to her career in politics, Jacobs was president of a consulting firm called The Jacobs Group, LLC. She also spent some time in the telecommunications, non-profit, and financial services industries.
She served[when?] in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009. She was a majority whip and sat on several committees: the Commerce committee; the Judiciary committee; the State Government committee; and the Ways and Means committee. Jacobs was re-elected in 2006 with 7,849 votes, running unopposed. 
As a member of the Iowa Utilities Board, she voted in June 2016 alongside Nick Wagner in favor and against Chairwoman Geri Huser to allow the controversial construction of the Bakken pipeline to continue.
Awards and honors
Jacobs has won a number of awards which include:
- West Des Moines Citizen of the Year (2008)
- Drake University Outstanding Master of Public Administration Alumnus Award (2008)
- Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Business Leadership Award (2008),
- Iowa Grocers Association Legislative Leadership Award (2005)
- Des Moines Business Record Woman of Influence (2001)
Jacobs is married to her husband Steve and together they have two daughters. They reside in West Des Moines.
- "Elizabeth (Libby) S. Jacobs, Chair". Iowa Utilities Board. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
- William Petrowski (6 June 2016). "Despite critics, Bakken pipeline gets go-ahead in Iowa". Des Moines Register. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
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