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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Kearns''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 83 since 2013. He previously represented District 92 from 2009 to 2013. He was a County Supervisor on the Lee County Board of Supervisors from 1983-2001.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Kearns''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 83. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He served as a County Supervisor on the Lee County Board of Supervisors from 1983 to 2001.
  
Kearns served in the United States Air Force from 1965-1969.  He has worked as an Industrial Electrician with Metzeler Automotive, and as a Staff Representative of the United Steelworkers.
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Kearns' professional experience includes working as an Industrial Electrician with Metzeler Automotive, and Staff Representative of the United Steelworkers. He served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1969. He has worked as
 
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He is a member of the Lee County Labor Council, University of Iowa Labor Advisory Board, and Co-Chair of the Lee County Labor-Management Commission.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103407 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kearns]</ref>
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Kearns ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 83. Kearns ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012. [[James Steffen]] (R) filed after the primary. The general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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Kearns ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa House of Representatives]] District 83. Kearns ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated [[James Steffen]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|office2012 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|Iowa State House, District 83]]
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|totalraised2010 = 28566
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010|Iowa State House, District 92]]
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|totalraised2008 = 46008
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008|Iowa State House, District 92]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|total raised = 21,687
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|org1 = Iowa Democratic Party
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|org2 = Associated General Contractors of Iowa
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|org3 = Steelworkers District 11
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|org4 = Iowa Corn Growers Association
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|org5 = Agribusiness Association of Iowa
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010 Kearns collected $28,566 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
 
In 2010 Kearns collected $28,566 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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Kearns is a member of the Lee County Labor Council, University of Iowa Labor Advisory Board, and Co-Chair of the Lee County Labor-Management Commission.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103407 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kearns]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103407 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=103407 Project Vote Smart Bio]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=103407 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=103407 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103201 2008]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140229 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=121593 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=103201 2008]
  
 
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Jerry Kearns
Jerry Kearns.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 83
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sSoutheastern Community College
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1965-1969
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Kearns is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 83. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He served as a County Supervisor on the Lee County Board of Supervisors from 1983 to 2001.

Kearns' professional experience includes working as an Industrial Electrician with Metzeler Automotive, and Staff Representative of the United Steelworkers. He served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1969. He has worked as

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Labor
Veterans Affairs
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kearns ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 83. Kearns ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated James Steffen (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Kearns Incumbent 63.7% 9,447
     Republican James Steffen 36.3% 5,373
Total Votes 14,820

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kearns won re-election to the 92nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He was also unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 92 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Kearns (D) 4,955
Richard Gates (R) 3,667

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kearns was elected to the 92nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Gary G. Ramaker (R). [4] Kearns raised $46,008 for his campaign, while Ramaker raised $5,544. [5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 92
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Kearns (D) 7,613
Gary G. Ramaker (R) 5,149

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kearns is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Kearns raised a total of $96,261 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[6]

Jerry Kearns's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Iowa State House, District 83 Won $21,687
2010 Iowa State House, District 92 Won $28,566
2008 Iowa State House, District 92 Won $46,008
Grand Total Raised $96,261

2012

Kearns won re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kearns raised a total of $21,687.
Iowa House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Kearns's campaign in 2012
Iowa Democratic Party$3,017
Associated General Contractors of Iowa$3,000
Steelworkers District 11$2,000
Iowa Corn Growers Association$1,000
Agribusiness Association of Iowa$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$21,687
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010 Kearns collected $28,566 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[7]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Kearns's campaign in 2010
Steelworkers District 11$5,000
Iowa Democratic Party$2,937
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$1,500
Iowa Wholesale Beer Distributors Association$1,250
Iowa State Auto Workers$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $28,566

2008

In 2008 Kearns collected $46,008 in donations.[8]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Steelworkers District 11 $5,500
AFSCME Iowa Council 61 $5,000
Iowa State Auto Workers $2,000
Hoffman, james $2,000

Personal

Kearns is a member of the Lee County Labor Council, University of Iowa Labor Advisory Board, and Co-Chair of the Lee County Labor-Management Commission.[9]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Jerry + Kearns + Iowa + Legislature

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Olson (R)
Iowa House of Representatives District 83
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 92
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Frank Wood (D)