|Arizona House of Representatives District 10|
|Speaker of the House, Arizona State House of Representatives|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Arizona State Senate|
|Birthday||September 8, 1953|
|Place of birth||Deadwood, SD|
|Profession||President/Chief Executive Officer, BHF Incorporated|
Weiers serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of BHF Incorporated. He is a member of the DPS Critical Review Board, Chair for District 16's Get Out the Vote, and a citizen member of the Washington School Board Budget Review.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weiers served on these committees:
Weiers's sponsored bills include:
- HB 2493 - highways; increase speed limits
- HB 2494 - photo enforcement; speed violations
- HB 2611 - motion picture tax incentives
For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.
Weiers won re-election to the 10th District seat in 2010. He and Kimberly Yee won the August 24 primary election. They defeated Democrats Aaron Jahneke and Jackie Thrasher in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 10 General Election (2010)|
|Kimberly Yee (R)||19,485|
|Jim Weiers (R)||18,237|
|Jackie Thrasher (D)||14,770|
|Aaron Jahneke (D)||12,226|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 10 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Jim Weiers (R)||6,670|
|Kimberly Yee (R)||6,359|
|Doug Quelland (R)||4,005|
|Bill Adams (R)||2,330|
On November 4, 2008, Weiers and Doug Quelland were elected to the 10th District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating opponents Jackie Thrasher (D), Lamont Lovejoy (D), Scott Gibson (Lib), and Margarite Dale (Green).
Weiers raised $216,779 for the campaign, Quelland raised $73,457, Thrasher raised $64,300, Lovejoy raised $65,679, Gibson raised $0, and Dale raised $68,586.
|Arizona State House, District 10 (2008)|
|Doug Quelland (R)||22,656|
|Jim Weiers (R)||23,022|
|Jackie Thrasher (D)||22,103|
|Lamont Lovejoy (D)||18,709|
|Scott Gibson (Lib)||2,707|
|Margarite Dale (Green)||2,358|
In 2010, Weiers raised $61,177 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Arizona Chamber Of Commerce & Industry||$1,664|
|Arizona Association Of Realtors||$1,000|
Below are Weiers's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Phoenix Fire Fighters Local 493||$1,512|
|AZ Multi-Housing Assoc||$1,512|
|AZ Medical Assoc||$1,000|
|William V Bidwell Jr.||$780|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Jim + Weiers + Arizona + House" Jim Weiers News Feed
- Little-known AZ law forces police to become 'repo men' - WNEM Saginaw
- Official: Glendale leaders don't have luxury sports suites - Arizona Republic
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 68 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B+ according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 4 higher than his score on the 2011 report card. Weiers’s 68 in 2012 was tied for the 12th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
Weiers and his wife Gina have four children.
- Arizona House of Representatives - Representative Jim Weiers
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Weiers
- Arizona Secretary of State, "2010 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, "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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