Kevin Meyer (politician)

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Kevin Meyer
Senator Kevin Meyer.jpg
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the L district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded by redistricted
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the O district
In office
2009–2013
Preceded by John Cowdery
Succeeded by redistricted
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 30th district
In office
2003–2009
Preceded by Joe L. Hayes
Succeeded by Charisse Millett
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 19th district
In office
2001–2003
Preceded by Jerry Sanders
Succeeded by Tom Anderson
Personal details
Born (1956-05-09) May 9, 1956 (age 58)
Beatrice, Nebraska
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Marty
Children Karly
Valentina
Residence Anchorage, Alaska
Alma mater University of Nebraska–Lincoln
University of New Mexico
Alaska Pacific University
Profession Investment Recovery Coordinator

Kevin G. Meyer (born May 9, 1956 in Beatrice, Nebraska) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Alaska Senate since January 18, 2013 representing District L.[1] Meyer has served in the Alaska Legislature continuously since 2003, in the Alaska House of Representatives and Senate, previously representing the district when it was District O.

Education[edit]

Meyer earned his BS in business administration from University of Nebraska–Lincoln, his MPA from University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, and his MBA from Alaska Pacific University.[2]

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 With Democratic Senator Johnny Ellis redistricted to District I, Meyer was unopposed for the District L August 28, 2012 Republican Primary winning with 3,110 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 10,304 votes (72.41%) against Democratic nominee Jake Hale.[4]
  • 2000 Challenging incumbent Republican Representative Jerry Sanders for the District 19 seat, Meyer won the August 22, 2000 primary with 706 votes (54.94%)[5] and won the November 7, 2000 General election with 4,502 votes (64.67%) against Democratic nominee Patti Higgins,[6] who had previously run for the seat in 1996 and 1998.
  • 2002 Meyer was unopposed for the August 27, 2002 Republican primary, winning with 1,664 votes,[7] and was unopposed for the November 5, 2002 General election, winning with 4,891 votes (96.41%) against write-in candidates.[8]
  • 2004 Meyer was unopposed for the August 24, 2004 Republican primary, winning with 1,664 votes,[9] and won the November 2, 2004 General election with 5,407 votes (70.96%), against Democratic nominee Rachael Higgins.[10]
  • 2006 Meyer was unopposed for the August 22, 2006 Republican primary, winning with 2,530 votes,[11] and was unopposed for the November 7, 2006 General election with 4,893 votes (94.55%), against write-in candidates.[12]
  • 2008 When Republican Senator John Cowdery retired and left the District O seat open, Meyer was unopposed for the August 26, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 4,515 votes,[13] Meyer won the November 4, 2008 General election with 9,874 votes (68.88%) against Democratic nominee Doug Van Etten.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Meyer". Juneau, Alaska: Alaska Legislature. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Senator Kevin Meyer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ "State of Alaska 2012 Primary Election August 28, 2012 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  4. ^ "State of Alaska 2012 General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Election Summary Report State of Alaska Primary Election 2000". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Election Summary Report State of Alaska General Election 2000". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  7. ^ "State of Alaska Primary Election August 27, 2002 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  8. ^ "State of Alaska General Election November 5, 2002 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  9. ^ "State of Alaska 2004 Primary Election August 24, 2004". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  10. ^ "State of Alaska 2004 General Election November 2, 2004 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  11. ^ "State of Alaska 2006 Primary Election August 22, 2006". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  12. ^ "State of Alaska 2006 General Election November 7, 2006 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  13. ^ "State of Alaska 2008 Primary Election August 26, 2008 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  14. ^ "State of Alaska 2008 General Election November 4, 2008 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 

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