Brian Schoenjahn

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Brian Schoenjahn
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Iowa State Senate District 12
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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 12. Schoenjahn was Mayor of Arlington from 1977 to 2004. He joined the Iowa State Senate in 2005.

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.

Schoenjahn was a teacher for Starmont Community Schools from 1972 to 2005.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schoenjahn has been appointed to 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 is running for re-election to the Iowa State Senate in 2012. Due to redistricting, he is running in district 32. Schoenjahn ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. Elliott Henderson is running unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[1]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Schoenjahn was re-elected to the 12th District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Rebecca Wearmouth (R).[2] Schoenjahn raised $126,771 for his campaign, while Wearmouth raised $5,074. [3]

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

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Schoenjahn collected $126,771 in donations.[4]

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

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Personal

Schoenjahn and his wife, Barbara, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donald B. Redfern
Iowa Senate District 12
2005–present
Succeeded by
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