Charles Schneider (politician)

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Charles Schneider
Charles Schneider - Official Portrait - 85th GA.jpg
President of the Iowa Senate
Assumed office
March 14, 2018
Preceded byJack Whitver
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 22nd district
Assumed office
January 24, 2013
Preceded byPat Ward
Personal details
Born (1973-06-24) June 24, 1973 (age 46)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationCreighton University (BA)
University of Iowa (JD, MBA)

Charles Schneider is an American politician of the Republican Party serving as a member of the Iowa Senate representing the state's 22nd district. He is the President of the Iowa Senate. He acted briefly as Majority Leader between Bill Dix's resignation and Jack Whitver's assumption of office.

Schneider previously served on the city council of West Des Moines, Iowa.[1] He was first elected to the Iowa Senate in a 2012 special election to succeed Pat Ward, who died of cancer.[2][3]


  1. ^ Dalbey, Beth (October 28, 2011). "Schneider Proud of West Des Moines' 'Brain Gain' - Government – West Des Moines, IA Patch". Retrieved December 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Dalbey, Beth (December 14, 2012). "Newly Elected Senator from West Des Moines Ranking Minority Member of Judiciary Committee – Government – West Des Moines, IA Patch". Retrieved December 19, 2013.
Political offices
Preceded by
Jack Whitver
President of the Iowa Senate