Jerry Weiers

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Jerry Weiers
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Mayor of Glendale
Incumbent
In office
January 2013-Present
Term ends
2017
Years in position 1
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$48,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next general2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Arizona House of Representatives
District 12
2005-2013
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Jerry Weiers is the current Mayor of Glendale, Arizona. He was first elected to the position in 2012.

Weiers is a former Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 12 from 2005 to 2013.

Biography

Weiers' professional experience includes founding and owning Weiers Trailer Sales and working as a pilot.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weiers served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Weiers served on the following committees:

Issues

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.

Elections

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[1]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Montenegro (R) 36,623
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Weiers (R) 35,724
Angela Cotera (D) 30,543
Justin Dahl (G) 6,762

2008

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).[2]

Weiers raised $72,878 for the campaign, Montenegro raised $100,141, Nuñez raised $40,312, Scanlon raised $41,887, and Castorena raised $59,727.[3]

Arizona State House, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Weiers (R) 55,861
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Montenegro (R) 52,819
Eve Nuñez (D) 36,669
David Scanlon (D) 36,669
Celeste M. Castorena (Green) 36,669

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Weiers is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Weiers raised a total of $208,889 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 23, 2014.[4]

Jerry Weiers's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2010 Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 Won $39,822
2008 Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 Won $72,878
2006 Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 Won $20,830
2004 Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 Won $48,017
2002 Arizona House of Representatives, District 12 Defeated $27,342
Grand Total Raised $208,889

2010

Weiers won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Weiers raised a total of $39,822.

2008

Weiers won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Weiers raised a total of $72,878.

2006

Weiers won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Weiers raised a total of $20,830.

2004

Weiers won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Weiers raised a total of $48,017.

2002

Weiers lost the election for the Arizona House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Weiers raised a total of $27,342.

Scorecards

Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

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.[5]

2012

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.[5]

Personal

Weiers and his wife, Sandy, have one child. He is a life member of the Arizona Antelope Society, Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society and Arizona Elk Society.[6]

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