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  |Name = Brian Schoenjahn
 
  |Name = Brian Schoenjahn
 
  |Profile picture = Schoenjahn.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Schoenjahn.jpg
  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 12
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  |Position = Iowa State Senate District 32
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2005-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2005-Present
  |Term ends = January 10, 2013
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 8, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
 
  |Base salary = $25,000/year  
  |Per diem = $118/day
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  |Per diem = $135/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = November 4, 2008
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  |Last election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
  |Prior office = Mayor, Arlington
 
  |Prior office = Mayor, Arlington
 
  |Prior office years = 1977-2004  
 
  |Prior office years = 1977-2004  
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  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/schoenjahn/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/schoenjahn/
}}{{tnr}}'''Brian Schoenjan''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 12. Schoenjahn was Mayor of Arlington from 1977 to 2004.  He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2005.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Brian Schoenjan''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. Schoenjahn served as the Mayor of Arlington from 1977 to 2004.
  
Schoenjahn earned his BA in Social Science from the University of Northern Iowa.  He went on to earn his MA in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa.
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Schoenjahn earned his B.A. in Social Science from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa. His professional experience includes working as a teacher for Starmont Community Schools.
 
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Schoenjahn was a teacher for Starmont Community Schools from 1972 to 2005.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Iowa
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Government Oversight
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 = Natural Resources & Environment
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schoenjahn has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on these committees:
*[[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate|Appropriations]]
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*[[Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate|Commerce]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Education Committee, Iowa State Senate|Education]] ''Vice Chair''
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|Collapse= Yes
*[[Local Government Committee, Iowa State Senate|Local Government]]
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|State = Iowa
*[[Natural Resources & Environment Committee, Iowa State Senate|Natural Resources & Environment]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations  
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|Committee2 = Commerce  
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|Committee3 = Education  
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Local Government  
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|Committee5 = Natural Resources & Environment  
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on these committees:
  
* [[Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Judiciary Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|State = Iowa
* [[Local Government Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Natural Resources Committee, Iowa State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Education  
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|Committee3 = Judiciary  
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|Committee4 = Local Government
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|Committee5 = Natural Resources
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
 
Schoenjahn ran for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in district 32. Schoenjahn ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Elliott Henderson]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2012]</ref>
 
Schoenjahn ran for re-election to the [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2012|Iowa State Senate]] in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in district 32. Schoenjahn ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[Elliott Henderson]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed April 17, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Iowa State Senate, District 32, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Brian Schoenjahn
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Elliott Henderson
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|votes1 = 16338
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|votes2 = 14346
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}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008 Schoenjahn collected $126,771 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96540 2008 Contributions to Brian Schoenjahn]</ref>
 
In 2008 Schoenjahn collected $126,771 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96540 2008 Contributions to Brian Schoenjahn]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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{{Submit a leg link}}
 
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{{Wikipedia}}
 
{{Wikipedia}}
*[http://www.senate.iowa.gov/schoenjahn/ Sen. Schoenjahn's Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=791 Official Iowa State Senate website of Brian Schoenjan]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=791 Official Iowa State Senate website of Brian Schoenjan]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32531 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32531 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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{{succession box | before = Donald B. Redfern | title = Iowa Senate District 12 | years = 2005–present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = [[Brad Zaun]] (R) | title = Iowa State Senate District 32 | years = 2013-present | after = NA}}
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{{succession box | before = Donald B. Redfern | title = Iowa State Senate District 12 | years = 2005–2013 | after = [[Joni Ernst]] (R)}}
 
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Revision as of 12:51, 17 June 2013

Brian Schoenjahn
Schoenjahn.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 32
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, Arlington
1977-2004
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Northern Iowa
Master'sUniversity of Northern Iowa
Personal
ProfessionVolunteer Emergency Medical Technician
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Brian Schoenjan is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. Schoenjahn served as the Mayor of Arlington from 1977 to 2004.

Schoenjahn earned his B.A. in Social Science from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa. His professional experience includes working as a teacher for Starmont Community Schools.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Commerce
Education, Vice-chair
Government Oversight, Vice-chair
Local Government
Natural Resources & Environment

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schoenjahn served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2012

Schoenjahn ran for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, he ran in district 32. Schoenjahn ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Elliott Henderson in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa State Senate, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Schoenjahn Incumbent 53.2% 16,338
     Republican Elliott Henderson 46.8% 14,346
Total Votes 30,684

2008

On November 4, 2008, Schoenjahn was re-elected to the 12th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Rebecca Wearmouth (R).[3] Schoenjahn raised $126,771 for his campaign, while Wearmouth raised $5,074. [4]

Iowa State Senate, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Schoenjahn (D) 17,402
Rebecca Wearmouth (R) 9,641

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008 Schoenjahn collected $126,771 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $57,729
1st Gateway Credit Union $6,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $3,000
Master Builders of Iowa $2,500

Personal

Schoenjahn and his wife, Barbara, have one child.

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Preceded by
Brad Zaun (R)
Iowa State Senate District 32
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Donald B. Redfern
Iowa State Senate District 12
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Joni Ernst (R)