Geri Huser

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Geri Huser
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Iowa House of Representatives District 42
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Planning Specialist, Polk County Social Services
Geri Huser (b. July 14, 1963) was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 42nd District from 1997 to 2011. She also serves on the Altoona City Council.

Huser is a Planning Specialist with Polk County Social Services. She has previously been a Program Manager with the Polk County Family Enrichment Center from 1990-1996, and a Social Worker with Polk County General Relief from 1986-1990.

Huser is a member of the Greater Des Moines Housing Partnership, Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Polk Booster Club, East Polk Interagency Association, and Altoona Family Home.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Huser lost her bid for re-election to the 42nd District seat against Kim Pearson (R). Huser had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 42 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKim Pearson (R) 6,975
Geri Huser (D) 6,849
Dan Nieland (Ind) 522


On November 4, 2008, Huser was re-elected to the 42nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives with no opposition.[3] She raised $136,465 for her campaign.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 42
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGeri Huser (D) 12,201

Campaign donors


In 2008 Huser collected $136,465 in donations.[5]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Huser for State Representative $12,850
Iowa Hospital Association $6,000
Iowa Association of Realtors $6,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $6,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Iowa House of Representatives District 42
Succeeded by
Kim Pearson