|Iowa State Senate District 1|
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| Term in office ended|
On March 8, 2010, Warnstadt announced he would not be seeking re-election in the fall.
Warnstadt earned his B.A. from Drake University in 1989. He went on to receive his M.A. from Temple University in 1994.
Warnstadt served in the United States Army in Germany/Persian Gulf from 1989 to 1992. He also served in the Pennsylvania National Guard from 1992 to 1993. He has been in the Iowa Army National Guard since 1993. He has also been an Adjunct Instructor for Western Iowa Technical Community College from 1998 to the present.
Warnstadt was a Field Staffer for Harkin for Senate in 1984. In 1986 he was Volunteer Director for Zimmerman for Lieutenant Governor. He was President of Drake College Democrats from 1987 to 1988. He was also an Intern for the Iowa Senate in 1988. In 1996 he was Woodbury County Democratic Central Committee. He then served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1994 to 2002. He has served in the Iowa State Senate since 2002.
- Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Judiciary Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Transportation Committee, Iowa State Senate
- Veterans Affairs Committee, Iowa State Senate
- See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010
Warnstadt did not run for re-election to the 1st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate in 2010.
On November 7, 2006, Warnstadt was re-elected to the 1st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Barbara Blanchard (R). Warnstadt raised $190,629 for his campaign, while Blanchard raised $93,750.
|Iowa State Senate, District 1 (2006)|
|Steve Warnstadt (D)||9,340|
|Barbara Blanchard (R)||4,607|
In 2006 Warnstadt collected $190,629 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Iowa Democratic Party||$26,026|
|Iowa Senate Majority Fund||$14,128|
|All Children Matter||$9,462|
|Associated General Contractors of Iowa||$6,500|
Warnstadt has a wife, Mary.
- Sen. Warnstadt's Website
- Official Iowa State Senate website of Steve Warnstadt
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Steve Warnstadt on Facebook
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