Representative Elizabeth (Libby) S. Jacobs View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 76 (1995) - 82 (2007)
Home County: Polk
Elizabeth (Libby) S. Jacobs
Polk County


Serving sixth term in House.


Community relations director for Principal Financial Group.


Received B.A. in political science from the University of Nebraska and M.P.A. in public management from Drake University.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Blank Children’s Hospital Governing Board, Drake University Board of Trustees, Downtown Community Alliance co-chair, Polk County Housing Trust Fund Board of Directors, and Plymouth Church. Immediate past chair of Midwestern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments. Co-chair of Strategic Planning Committee of the Council of State Governments.

Birth and Residence

Born and raised in Lincoln, NE. Resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband Steve; two daughters.