McKinley Bailey

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McKinley Bailey
McKinley D. Bailey - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 9th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2007
Preceded by George Eichhorn
Personal details
Born (1980-11-12) November 12, 1980 (age 36)
Ames, Iowa, United States
Political party Democratic
Residence Webster City, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
Occupation State representative
Website Bailey's website

McKinley Bailey (born November 12, 1980) is the Iowa State Representative from the 9th District.[1][2] He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2007.

Bailey currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Commerce committee; the Economic Growth committee; the Natural Resources committee; the Veterans Affairs committee. He also serves as vice-chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee.

Bailey was elected in 2006 with 5,685 votes (55%), defeating Republican opponent George S. Eichhorn. [1]

Early life and education[edit]

Bailey was raised in Webster City, Iowa. He obtained his A.A with an emphasis in Spanish from Methodist College in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He later received his B.A in international studies with a concentration in international business from the University of Iowa. He began studying for his master's degree in Public Administration in 2007 at Iowa State University.[1]

Career[edit]

Prior to becoming a state representative, Bailey served in the US Army in Afghanistan and Iraq.[1]

Organizations[edit]

Bailey is a member of the following organizations:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "McKinley D. Bailey". The Iowa Legislature. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 
  2. ^ http://iowahouse.org/member-profile-mckinley-bailey/

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
George Eichhorn
9th District
2007 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent