Meet Our Members – Steven Holt


Representative Steven Holt just finished serving his first term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 18th District which includes Denison and Harlan.

Rep. Holt is the Vice Chairman of the Public Safety committee, and also serves on the Commerce, Labor, and Veterans Affairs committees, as well as the Justice Systems budget subcommittee.

Steven served our country for 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, completing numerous deployments overseas, and receiving countless decorations.  After his military service he entered law enforcement and worked as a Deputy Sheriff and Police Chief.  In 2002 he and his wife, Crystal, started their own small business, Movie Magic USA, an online movie store.  In 2013, they opened another small business, Summer Magic Tropical Sno in Denison.

In service to the community, Steven and Crystal created and sponsored the Denison High School Superior Academic Awards which recognizes academic performance.  Steven is a member of the Kiwanis and also serves as a board member with the local Music Boosters.  The couple is also heavily involved in swim team programs.

Crystal is a public school teacher at the high school and community college.  Together, the couple has five children and attend Grace Evangelical Free Church in Denison.

To contact Steven, you can email him at