|Eric J. Palmer|
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 75th district
January 8, 2007 – January 9, 2011
|Preceded by||Danny Carroll|
|Succeeded by||Guy Vander Linden|
During his last term in the Iowa House, Palmer served on the Education, Ethics, Government Oversight (Joint), and Natural Resources committees. He also served as vice chair of the Judiciary Committee and of the Justice Systems Appropriations Subcommittee and as a member of the Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (HAWK-I) Board.
Palmer ran for the Iowa House in 2004, losing to incumbent Republican Danny Carroll, the Speaker pro tempore. In 2006, Palmer defeated Carroll in a rematch and began his term in the House. He defeated Carroll again in 2008, but lost to Republican opponent Guy Vander Linden in 2010.
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 
|Republican hold||Danny C. Carroll*||Republican||7,365||51.1|
|Eric J. Palmer||Democratic||7,051||48.9|
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 
|Democratic gain from Republican||Eric J. Palmer||Democratic||5,728||52.7|
|Danny C. Carroll*||Republican||5,037||46.3|
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2008 
|Democratic hold||Eric J. Palmer*||Democratic||8,115||54.1|
|Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010 
|Republican gain from Democratic||Guy Vander Linden||Republican||6,015||52.3|
|Eric J. Palmer*||Democratic||5,324||46.3|
- "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 General Election (11/2/2004)". Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 34. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006". Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 43. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "November 4, 2008 General Election Results". Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
- "Official Results Report, General Election held November 2, 2010". Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-12-16. p. 116. Retrieved 2011-09-19.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eric Palmer.|
- Representative Eric Palmer official Iowa General Assembly site
- Eric Palmer for Iowa House official campaign site
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
|Iowa House of Representatives|
Danny Carroll (Iowa politician)
2007 – 2011
Guy Vander Linden