Chuck Soderberg

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Chuck Soderberg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 5th district
3rd (2005 – 2013)
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 10, 2005
Preceded by Ralph Klemme
Personal details
Born (1957-05-24) May 24, 1957 (age 57)
Burt, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dawn
Children 2 children.
Residence Le Mars, Iowa
Alma mater Westmar College
Occupation Planning and legislative services
Website Soderberg's website

Chuck Soderberg (born 1957) is the Iowa State Representative from the 5th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2005. Soderberg was born in Burt, Iowa. He has a B.A. in education from Westmar College.

As of January 2013, Soderberg serves on several committees in the Iowa House - Commerce and Environmental Protections committees. He also serves as the chair of the Appropriations Committee.

Soderberg has been employed by the energy cooperative Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative for the past 24 years and is currently vice president of Planning and Legislative Services at NIPCO.[1]

In 2008, Soderberg promoted a book, along with four of his House colleagues, which rejects the notion that human activity impacts global warming.

Biography[edit]

Chuck was first elected to the House in 2004. Chuck is the Vice-President of Planning for Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative. Chuck was born on May 24, 1957, in Algona, Iowa. His father, Gerald, and mother, Beryl, were dairy farmers. Chuck has one brother and three sisters.

Chuck grew up near the town of Burt, Iowa. He graduated from the Burt Community School District in 1975. Following high school graduation, he attended one year at Iowa Lakes Community College then transferred to Westmar College in Le Mars. He graduated from Westmar in 1979.

Chuck has two children, Leah, living in St. Paul, MN, and Andrew, living in Seattle, WA.

Chuck and his wife, Dawn, attend the Calvin Christian Reform Church in Le Mars.

Prior to becoming elected to the House, Chuck served on the Le Mars City Council from 1998-2004. He has served on several boards, including the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council, Le Mars Business Initiative Corporation, and the Le Mars Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he serves on the St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation Board where he helped raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network. He is a past little league coach, and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity.

Electoral History[edit]

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [10]
District 5
Republican Chuck Soderberg Republican unopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [11]
District 5
Republican (newly redistricted) Chuck Soderberg* Republican unopposed

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ralph Klemme
3rd District
2005 – 2013
Succeeded by
Dan Huseman
Preceded by
Royd Chambers
5th District
2013 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent