|Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 45th district
January 13, 2003 – September 16, 2016
|Preceded by||Derryl McLaren|
|Succeeded by||Jim Lykam|
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 43rd district
January 8, 2001 – January 12, 2003
|Preceded by||Hubert Houser|
|Succeeded by||Mark Smith|
September 27, 1946|
Lost Nation, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||September 16, 2016 (aged 69)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
|Alma mater||Iowa State University|
Joe M. Seng (September 27, 1946 – September 16, 2016) was the Iowa State Senator from the 45th District. A Democrat, he served in the Iowa Senate from 2003 until 2016. He received a DVM from Iowa State University and worked as a veterinarian in Davenport, running a veterinary clinic for low income families.
As of October 2011[update], Seng served on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Commerce, Ethics, and Natural Resources and Environment committees. He also served as chair of the Agriculture Committee and as vice chair of the Ways and Means Committee, as well as serving as a member of the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee. Before serving in the Senate, Seng served as the 43rd District representative in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2000 to 2002 and served as an alderman in Davenport. Seng died in office on September 16, 2016, from brain cancer.
|Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2000 
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2000 
|Democratic gain from Republican||Joe Seng||Democratic||6,480||56.4|
|Iowa Senate elections, 2002 
|Democratic (newly redistricted)||Joe M. Seng*||Democratic||11,043||68.3|
|John D. Gumpert||Republican||4,728||29.2|
|Iowa Senate elections, 2006 
|Democratic hold||Joe M. Seng*||Democratic||unopposed|
|Iowa Senate elections, 2010 
|Democratic hold||Joe M. Seng*||Democratic||9,894||60.9|
|Mark J. Riley||Republican||5,991||36.9|
- State Sen. Joe Seng dies after battling cancer
- "June 6, 2000 - Primary Election PRIM CANV" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 23. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "November 7, 2000 - General Election, Iowa Official Results, State House of Representatives" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-16. p. 23. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 General Election (11/5/2002)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-12-02. p. 22. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-14. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 38. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
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