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Eric Durbin
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Former candidate for
Iowa House of Representatives, District 26
High schoolJefferson-Scranton High School
Associate'sAIB College of Business
Bachelor'sAIB College of Business
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Reserve
Years of service10
Office website
Eric Durbin was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 26 of the Iowa House of Representatives.


Durbin graduated from Jefferson-Scranton High School in 1997. He went on to earn his A.A. in computer programming and his B.A. in business administration from AIB College of Business.[1]

From 1996 through 2004, Durbin served in the United States Army Reserve. He currently works in IT and software development.[1]


Campaign themes


Durbin submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[1]

I'm running for office because I feel the size and scope of government is gradually increasing while our liberties are gradually eroding. I hope to eliminate the state income tax, reduce spending, and lower fees.[2]



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Scott Ourth was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while James L. Butler defeated Eric Durbin in the Republican primary. Ourth faced Butler in the general election.[3][4] Incumbent Ourth defeated Butler in the general election, and will maintain his seat.[5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 26 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJames L. Butler 51.9% 683
Eric Durbin 48.1% 634
Total Votes 1,317

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on April 10, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
  5. The Des Moines Register, "Election2014," accessed November 4, 2014