Brian Schoenjahn

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Brian H. Schoenjahn
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Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 12th district
In office
January 10, 2005 – January 8, 2017
Preceded byKitty Rehberg
Succeeded byCraig Johnson
Personal details
Born1949 (age 68–69)
Carroll, Iowa
Political partyDemocrat
Children1 child
ResidenceArlington, Iowa
Alma materUniversity of Northern Iowa
WebsiteSchoenjahn's website

Brian H. Schoenjahn (born 1949) is an Iowa State Senator from the 12th District.[1] A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2005. He received his B.A. in Social Science and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa.

Schoenjahn currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Appropriations committee; the Judiciary committee; the Local Government committee; the Natural Resources committee; and the Education committee, where he is vice chair. He also serves as chair of the Education Appropriations Subcommittee. Prior political experience includes serving as mayor of Arlington, Iowa from 1977 to 2004.

Schoenjahn was re-elected in 2008 with 17,402 votes, defeating Republican opponent Rebecca Wearmouth.[2]

Electoral History[edit]

Electoral history for Schoenjahn in the Iowa Senate.

Year % Schoenjahn Opponent Party affiliation % of vote
2004 52.8% Ron Longmuir Republican 47.2%
2008 64.3% Rebecca Wearmouth Republican 35.7%
2012 53.2% Elliot Henderson Republican 46.8%


External links[edit]

Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Kitty Rehberg
12th District
2005 – present
Succeeded by