Rob Hogg

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Rob Hogg
Robert M. Hogg - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 19th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2007
Preceded by Chuck Larson
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 38th District district
In office
January 13, 2003 – January 8, 2007
Preceded by Polly Bukta
Succeeded by Tyler Olson
Personal details
Born (1967-01-24) January 24, 1967 (age 48)
Iowa City, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Kate
Children 3 children
Residence Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Law School
Occupation Attorney
Religion Episcopal
Website Hogg's website

Robert M. "Rob" Hogg (born January 24, 1967) is the Iowa State Senator from the 19th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2007. He received his B.A. from the University of Iowa and his J.D. and M.A. from the University of Minnesota. His prior political experience includes serving in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2003 – 2007.

State Legislature[edit]

Hogg currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Appropriations committee; the Ways and Means committee; the Environment & Energy Independence committee, where he is vice chair; the Judiciary committee, where he is vice chair; and the Rebuild Iowa committee, where he is chair. He also serves as vice chair of the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee. As of February 2011, he was the only lawyer in the Iowa Senate.[1]

Hogg was elected in 2006 with 14,112 votes (59%), defeating Republican opponent Renee Schulte.[2]


On April 15, 2013 Hogg published a book entitled, "America's Climate Century." The book provides the fundamental context necessary to understand climate change and calls on all Americans to fight it.[3]


  1. ^ "Meet the 2011 lawyer-legislators". The Iowa Lawyer (February 2011). 
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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Polly Bukta
38th District
2003 – 2007
Succeeded by
Tyler Olson
Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Chuck Larson
19th District
2007 – present
Succeeded by