|Arizona House of Representatives District 28|
|January 5, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Per diem||$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Bachelor's||University of Southern California|
|M.D.||University of Arizona Medical School|
|Profession||Director, Providence Emergency Medicine Department|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Personal
- 7 Recent news
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Meyer's professional experience includes working as Director of the Providence Emergency Medicine Department, and serving on the Scottsdale School District Governing Board.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Meyer served on the following committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Meyer served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Meyer served on these committees:
|Arizona Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Transportation and Infrastructure|
Meyer's sponsored bills include:
- HB 2148 - human trafficking; violation
- HB 2519 - pseudoephedrine products; pharmacies
- HB 2520 - salvia divinorum; unlawful acts
- HB 2521 - university tuition; fund sweeps; prohibition
For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.
The Goldwater Institute releases its "Legislative Report Card" annually for all Arizona legislators. This report card tracks how legislators voted on key votes and assigns them a letter grade based on how closely their votes agree with the Institute's positions. The primary values emphasized in the ratings are whether votes expand or restrict liberty.
Meyer received a score of 43 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of D according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 12 higher than his score on the 2011 report card. Meyer’s 43 in 2012 was tied for the 40th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
Meyer won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 28. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.
Meyer won re-election to the 11th District seat in 2010. He was uncontested in the August 24 primary election. He and Republican Kate Brophy McGee defeated Eric West in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 11 General Election (2010)|
|Kate Brophy McGee (R)||32,589|
|Eric Meyer (D)||30,151|
|Eric West (R)||28,611|
Meyer raised $42,008 for the campaign, Driggs raised $74,797, and Altmann raised $74,541.
|Arizona State House, District 11 (2008)|
|Adam Driggs (R)||39,439|
|Eric Meyer (D)||39,114|
|Jon Altmann (R)||37,110|
Comprehensive donor information for Meyer is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Meyer raised a total of $248,666 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.
|Eric Meyer's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arizona State House, District 28||$101,036|
|2010||Arizona State House, District 11||$105,622|
|2008||Arizona State House, District 11||$42,008|
|Grand Total Raised||$248,666|
2012Meyer won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Meyer raised a total of $101,036.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Eric Meyer's campaign in 2012|
|Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona||$2,160|
|Arizona Dental Association||$1,000|
|Arizona Association of Realtors||$800|
|Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants||$674|
|Total Raised in 2012||$101,036|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Meyer won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Meyer raised a total of $105,622.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Eric Meyer's campaign in 2010|
|Arizona Education Association||$1,664|
|Arizona Medical Association||$1,000|
|Arizona Association of Realtors||$1,000|
|Phoenix Fire Fighters Local 493||$820|
|Total Raised in 2010||$105,622|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2008Meyer won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Meyer raised a total of $42,008.
|Arizona House of Representatives 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Eric Meyer's campaign in 2008|
|Total Raised in 2008||$42,008|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Meyer and his wife, Sarah Snell, have two children.
He is President of the Parent Teacher Organization - Arcadia Neighborhood Learning Center, sits on the Board of Directors for the Children's Museum of Phoenix, serves as Legislative Liaison for the Scottsdale Parent Council, and is a member of the Scottsdale Unified School District Budget Committee.
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- Saturday's Top 25 College Football Capsules - Jefferson City News Tribune
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- Pressure on Arizona Medical Board queried - azcentral
- Bowl Projections: Post-Week 14 Edition - Yahoo Sports (blog)
- Tide vs. Tigers worthy of a sequel - ESPN
- Top moments from 30 years of Colts - Indianapolis Star
- Eric Meyer's personal website
- Arizona House of Representatives - Representative Eric Meyer
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
- Arizona Secretary of State, "2010 Primary candidate list," accessed December 20, 2013
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013
- Arizona Secretary of State, "General election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- 2008 general election results, Arizona
- Arizona House spending, 2008
- followthemoney.org, "Meyer, Eric," accessed May 23, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Meyer