State Senator, District 6

Address: 11886 320th Street, Manning, IA 51455


Committees: Government Oversight (Vice Chair), Appropriations, Commerce, Local Government

Subcommittee: Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations

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Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Senator Craig Williams has been a resident of Manning, Iowa, since 1991. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in operations management and information systems from Bradley University in 1984 and is currently a self-employed consultant in international agriculture business. 

Senator Williams has been active in politics since 1982, working on the re-election campaign for U.S. House Minority Leader Bob Michel in Peoria, Illinois. After moving to Iowa, he got involved in state and local politics, helping out candidates to the legislature and becoming an active member in party politics. Senator Williams has helped host conventions, served as a delegate at the Republican National Convention, served on the state central committee, and was the treasurer for the Republican Party of Iowa. He and his wife of over 30 years, Cindy, have two children and four grandchildren.