Steve Kettering

Steve Kettering
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 26th district
In office
January 13, 2003  January 13, 2013
Preceded by Steve King
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 11th district
In office
January 11, 1999  January 12, 2003
Personal details
Born 1943 (age 7273)
Storm Lake, Iowa
Political party Republican
Residence Lake View, Iowa
Alma mater Buena Vista College (B.A.)
California State University, Long Beach (Master's degree)
Occupation Community Banker
Website Kettering

Steve Kettering (born 1943) is the Iowa State Senator from the 26th District.[1] A Republican, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2003, when he won a special election to fill the vacancy left after Steve King was elected to Iowa's 5th congressional district. He got his B.A. from Buena Vista College and his master's degree from California State University, Long Beach.

Kettering currently serves on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Commerce committee; the Ethics committee; the Natural Resources committee; the Rules and Administration committee; the Appropriations committee, where he is the ranking member; and the Judiciary committee, where he is the ranking member. His prior political experience includes serving as a representative in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003.

Kettering was last re-elected in 2008 with 22,970 votes, unopposed.[2]


Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jim Meyer
11th District
1999 2003
Succeeded by
Henry Rayhons
Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Steve King
26th District
2003 present
Succeeded by

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