|Christopher C. Rants|
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 54th district
|Preceded by||Todd Taylor|
|Succeeded by||Ron Jorgensen|
September 16, 1967 |
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
|Children||2 children Grace and Katharine Rants|
|Residence||Sioux City, Iowa|
|Alma mater||Morningside College|
Christopher C. Rants (born September 16, 1967) a former Iowa State Representative. He served in the Iowa House of Representatives 1992 to 2010. He received his BA from Morningside College. His work experience includes managing environmental compliance projects for Metz Baking Company, and Pierce & Associates, a Sioux City consulting firm.
Rants served on several committees in the Iowa House - the Commerce committee, the State Government committee, and the Veterans Affairs committee. His political experience includes serving as Assistant Majority Leader beginning in 1994, serving as the Speaker Pro Tempore, serving as House Majority Leader beginning in 1999, and serving as Speaker of the Iowa House from 2003 through 2006.
Rants was re-elected in 2008 by a margin of 57% to 43%. 
In June 2009, Rants announced his intention to seek his party's nomination for the 2010 election for Governor of Iowa. Rants announced that he was pulling out of the race for governor in February 2010.
- Representative Christopher Rants official Iowa General Assembly site
- Rants' website
- Profile at Iowa House Republicans
|Iowa House of Representatives|
1992 – 2002
2002 – present
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