|Iowa House of Representatives District 92|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
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.
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.
- Environmental Protection (Vice Chair)
- Subcommittee on Administration and Regulation Appropriations
- Veterans Affairs
Kearns ran for 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.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 92 General Election (2010)|
|Jerry Kearns (D)||4,955|
|Richard Gates (R)||3,667|
On November 4, 2008, Kearns was elected to the 92nd District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Gary G. Ramaker (R).  Kearns raised $46,008 for his campaign, while Ramaker raised $5,544. 
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 92|
|Jerry Kearns (D)||7,613|
|Gary G. Ramaker (R)||5,149|
In 2008 Kearns collected $46,008 in donations.
Four of his largest contributors were:
|Steelworkers District 11||$5,500|
|AFSCME Iowa Council 61||$5,000|
|Iowa State Auto Workers||$2,000|
- Jerry Kearns on the Iowa House Website
- Project Vote Smart Bio
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
|Iowa House of Representatives District 92
| Succeeded by|
State of Iowa
Des Moines (capital)
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