Representative Annette Sweeney View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 87 (2017) - 90 (2023)
House: 83 (2009) - 84 (2011)
Home County: Hardin
Annette Sweeney
Hardin County


Serving first term in House.


Home-raised business owner of Practical Promotions, operates family cattle operation, and former teacher.


Received B.S. in education in English, speech/drama with a minor in coaching at Concordia College LCMS, Seward, Nebraska.

Memberships and Activities

Former executive director of Iowa Angus Association. Served on Ellsworth Community Ag Advisory Council, Hubbard-Radcliffe and South Hardin Vocational Ag Advisory Boards, Hardin County Extension Council, Iowa Women in Agriculture Board, and Iowa Soybean Ag-Urban Leadership Initiative. Named as “Friend of Farm Bureau.” Served on Congressman Tom Latham’s Ag Committee, a 4-H leader, and Sunday school teacher. Served in political campaigns for Bob Dole, Dan Brown, Fred Grandy, and a gubernatorial race. Served on Congressman Grandy’s Ag Task Force. Past chairman of Hardin County Platform Committee, state platform committee, and represented Hardin County as a delegate at the state convention. Served on the Farm Service Agency Board for Hardin County.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1957, and raised on family’s third-generation farm near Radcliffe. Resides in rural Alden.

Family Members

Husband Dave; two sons.