Matthew B. Rinker

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State Representative
Bills & Committees
Insurance Agent
Des Moines
01/09/2023 - 01/12/2025


Serving first term in House.


Small business owner.


Received associate of arts degree from Southeastern Community College and a bachelor’s of political science and Economics from Western Illinois University, Macomb.

Military Service

Served eight years in the U.S. Navy as a master at arms. Active duty tours include El Centro, California; Souda Bay Greece; and Kirkuk, Iraq.

Memberships and Activities

Former member, Burlington City Council; Southeast Iowa’s Shop With a Cop, Burlington Rotary Club, Burlington Education Foundation, The Des Moines Community Foundation, The Southeast Community College Booster Club, and The Burlington Baseball Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1984 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife, Sophie; four daughters and one son.