Sharon Steckman

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Sharon S. Steckman
Sharon S. Steckman - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
84th General Assembly portrait (2011)
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 53rd district
Assumed office
January 12, 2009
Preceded by Bill Schickel
Personal details
Born 1947 (age 69–70)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Alan L. Steckman
Children Jon, Matthew, Lisa, Aaron
nine grandchildren
Residence Mason City, Iowa
Alma mater B.S. University of Iowa State;
M.S. Morningside College
Occupation Iowa State Representative
Profession Retired Educator
Religion Lutheran

Sharon S. Steckman (born 1947 in Chicago, Illinois) is a member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 53rd District since 2012. She has a B.S. degree in education from Iowa State University and a M.S. degree, also in education, from Morningside College.[1]

As of October 2011, Steckman is a member of several committees in the Iowa House – Ranking Chair of Education, State Government, Environmental Protection, and Education Appropriations committees. She is also the ranking member of the Education Committee and a member of the Midwestern Higher Education Compact. In October 2009, she was elected Assistant House Majority Leader,[2] becoming Assistant House Minority Leader when the Democrats lost their majority in 2011.[3][4]

Electoral history[edit]


Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [5]
District 13
Turnout: 1,390
Democratic Sharon Steckman Democratic 1,092 78.6
Lionel L. Foster, Sr. Democratic 177 12.7
Texas W. Newman Democratic 101 7.3
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 [6]
District 13
Turnout: 14,659
Democratic gain from Republican Sharon Steckman Democratic 8,366 57.1
Scott Tornquist Republican 6,267 42.8
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 [7]
District 13
Turnout: 10,382
Democratic hold Sharon Steckman* Democratic 6,235 60.1
Brian R. Randall Republican 4,011 38.6


  1. ^ "Sharon S. Steckman". Iowa General Assembly. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Re-Elect Sharon Steckman for Iowa House". Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "House leadership, 83rd General Assembly". Iowa General Assembly. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "House leadership, 84th General Assembly". Iowa General Assembly. 2003-01-13. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, 2008 Primary Election – 06-03-2008" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 99. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  6. ^ "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 54. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Bill Schickel
13th District
Succeeded by