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Revision as of 13:27, 9 July 2013

Eric Meyer
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Arizona House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$24,000/year
Per diem$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern California
M.D.University of Arizona Medical School
Personal
ProfessionDirector, Providence Emergency Medicine Department
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Eric Meyer is a Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Meyer's professional experience includes working as Director of the Providence Emergency Medicine Department, and serving on the Scottsdale School District Governing Board.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Meyer served on the following committees:

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Health

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Meyer served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Meyer served on these committees:

Issues

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.

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.[1]

2012

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.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Meyer won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 28. He ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKate Brophy McGee Incumbent 32.8% 46,225
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEric Meyer Incumbent 30.6% 43,081
     Republican Amanda Reeve Incumbent 29.2% 41,102
     Libertarian Libertarian 7.5% 10,589
Total Votes 140,997


2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[4]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 11 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kate Brophy McGee (R) 32,589
Green check mark transparent.png Eric Meyer (D) 30,151
Eric West (R) 28,611

2008

On November 4, 2008, Meyer and Adam Driggs were elected to the 11th District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating opponent Jon Altmann (R).[5]

Meyer raised $42,008 for the campaign, Driggs raised $74,797, and Altmann raised $74,541.[6]

Arizona State House, District 11 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Adam Driggs (R) 39,439
Green check mark transparent.png Eric Meyer (D) 39,114
Jon Altmann (R) 37,110

Campaign donors

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.[7]

Eric Meyer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 28 Won $101,036
2010 Arizona State House, District 11 Won $105,622
2008 Arizona State House, District 11 Won $42,008
Grand Total Raised $248,666

2012

Meyer won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Meyer raised a total of $101,036.

2010

Meyer won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Meyer raised a total of $105,622.

2008

Meyer won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Meyer raised a total of $42,008.

Personal

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.[8]

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