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Sandra Greiner
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Iowa State Senate District 39
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
Date of birthOctober 26, 1945
Place of birthWashington, IA
Office website
Sandra Greiner (b. October 26, 1945) is a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. She previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1992 to 2008.

Greiner's professional experience includes working as a farmer is a farmer by profession.

Committee assignments


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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Government Oversight
Natural Resources & Environment


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



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Greiner defeated Democratic incumbent Becky Schmitz and Iowa Party candidate Douglas Phillips with 11,664 votes; Schmitz received 10,196 votes and Phillips received 1,131 votes.[1]

In the June 8 primary election, Greiner defeated opponents Randy Besick (1,261) and Rick Marlar (672) with 3,811 votes. [2]

Iowa State Senate, District 45 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra Greiner (R) 11,664 50.7%
Becky Schmitz (D) 10,196 44.3%
Douglas Phillips (Iowa Party) 1,131 4.9%
Iowa State Senate, District 45 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra Greiner 3,811 66.3%
Randy Besick 1,261 22%
Rick Marlar 672 11.7%

Campaign themes


On her campaign website, Greiner outlines these concerns: [3]

  • Jobs - Create jobs in rural Iowa
  • Governmental accountability

Campaign donors


In 2010, Greiner raised $217,895 in contributions. [4]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $59,979
Concordia Group LLC $26,000
Rastetter, Bruce L $20,000
Iowa Farm Bureau $14,953


Greiner and her husband, Terrence, have five children. She serves on the executive committee of the Agriculture Council of America, as president of the American Future Fund, and as a member of the Washington County Republican Central Committee. Greiner attended Stephens College.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joe Bolkcom (D)
Iowa State Senate District 39
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Becky Schmitz
Iowa State Senate District 45
Succeeded by
Joe Seng (D)