|Arizona House of Representatives District 12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
Weiers is the founder and owner of Weiers Trailer Sales, has worked as a pilot, and owned various restaurants.
He is a life member of the Arizona Antelope Society, Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society, and Arizona Elk Society.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weiers served on these committees:
- Rules Committee, Arizona House of Representatives, Chair
- Transportation Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Weiers served on these committees:
- Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee, Arizona House of Representatives (Chair)
- Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
- Water and Energy Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
Weiers's sponsored bills include:
- HB 2102 - financial institution records; disclosure; notice
- HB 2130 - campaign finance reports; penalty
- HB 2135 - state contracts; participation goal; veterans
- HB 2400 - partial-birth abortions; definition
For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.
Weiers won re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010. He and Steve Montenegro were unopposed in the August 24 primary election. They defeated Democrat Angela Cotera and Green Party candidate Justin Dahl in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 General Election (2010)|
|Steve Montenegro (R)||36,623|
|Jerry Weiers (R)||35,724|
|Angela Cotera (D)||30,543|
|Justin Dahl (G)||6,762|
On November 4, 2008, Weiers and Steve B. Montenegro were elected to the 12th District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating opponents Eve Nuñez (D), David Scanlon (D), and Celeste M. Castorena (Green).
Weiers raised $72,878 for the campaign, Montenegro raised $100,141, Nuñez raised $40,312, Scanlon raised $41,887, and Castorena raised $59,727.
|Arizona State House, District 12 (2008)|
|Jerry Weiers (R)||55,861|
|Steve Montenegro (R)||52,819|
|Eve Nuñez (D)||36,669|
|David Scanlon (D)||36,669|
|Celeste M. Castorena (Green)||36,669|
In 2010, Weiers raised $39,822 in contributions.
His two largest contributors were:
|Arizona Association Of Realtors||$1,100|
|Salt River Valley Water Users Association||$1,000|
Below are Weiers's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Jerry P Weiers||$4,500|
|Kevin B Demenna||$780|
|Rural Metro Corp||$600|
|AZ Medical Assoc||$500|
|AZ Multi-Housing Assoc||$500|
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.
Weiers received a score of 65 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 higher than his score on the 2011 report card. Weiers’s 65 in 2012 was tied for the 16th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
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Weiers and his wife Sandy have one child.
- Arizona House of Representatives - Representative Jerry Weiers
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Meyer
- Arizona Secretary of State, "General election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- 2008 general election results, Arizona
- Arizona House spending, 2008
- followthemoney.org, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
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