Senator Joe Bolkcom View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 78 (1999) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Johnson
Joe Bolkcom
Johnson County


Serving third term in Senate.




Received A.A. in political science from Black Hawk College, B.A. in sociology from St. Ambrose University, and M.A. in public affairs from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Iowa Groundwater Association; Iowa Chapter of Sierra Club; Iowa Environmental Council; Environmental Advocates of Iowa City; Johnson County Heritage Trust; Bicyclist of Iowa City; Iowa Bicycle Coalition; American Federation of Teachers, Local 716; and Midwest Progressive Elected Officials Network.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1956 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Resides in Iowa City.