Senator Robert Dvorsky Not Seeking Re-election in 2018

September 21, 2017

State Senator Robert Dvorsky (D-Coralville) has announced that he will not pursue re-election in 2018. He is retiring to spend more time with his kids and to travel.

Dvorsky has served in the Senate since 1994 and was the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee for 12 of those years. He also served eight years in the House. Senator Dvorsky represents Senate District 37, which is in the eastern part of the state. The district covers all of Cedar County, a small part of Muscatine County and parts of Johnson County, including the city of Coralville.

Democrats are expected to maintain this seat in 2018 as voter registration totals show that Democrats currently have 15,292 active voters while Republicans have 10,277 active voters in the district. Dvorsky’s pro-jobs voting record this past session was 36%. Read more from the Iowa City Press-Citizen.