Senator Tony Bisignano View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 75 (1993) - 76 (1995)
86 (2015) - 90 (2023)
House: 72 (1987) - 74 (1991)
Home County: Polk
Tony Bisignano
Polk County


Second nonconsecutive term in the Senate. Served three terms in the House.


Retired human resources director for Polk County.


Graduated from Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines. Attended University of Northern Iowa, Grandview University, and Drake University.

Memberships and Activities

Served seven years as president of his local AFSCME union. Founded Nick Bisignano Foundation, which promotes responsibility and good choices among teens. Active in the SouthSide Cares charitable organization and Lincoln High School athletic boosters. Former board member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters for Greater Des Moines.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1952 in Des Moines. Raised and resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Wife, Kim; two daughters and one son (deceased).