Brian Meyer (politician)

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Brian Meyer
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
Assumed office
November 1, 2013
Preceded by Kevin McCarthy
Personal details
Born 1973 (age 44–45)
Dubuque, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Ann
Children 2
Alma mater University of Northern Iowa
Drake University Law School
Occupation Lawyer

Brian Meyer (born 1973)[1] is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Iowa. A member of the Democratic Party, Meyer serves in the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 33rd district. He previously served on the Des Moines, Iowa City Council.

Early career[edit]

Meyer was born in Dubuque, Iowa. He graduated from Dubuque Senior High School, the University of Northern Iowa and Drake University Law School. He served in the Iowa National Guard.[2]

Meyer worked as a campaign manager for David Nagle, who was a candidate for the United States Senate, in 1998.[3] He served as an assistant Iowa attorney general and assistant Polk County attorney. He was elected to the Des Moines City Council in 2006.[4]

Iowa House of Representatives[edit]

Meyer ran in a special election for the 33rd district in the Iowa House of Representatives. He defeated the Republican Party candidate, Michael Young, in the election on October 22, 2013. He succeeded Kevin McCarthy, who resigned the seat in the Iowa House to work for the Attorney General of Iowa.[5] He was sworn in on November 1.[2]


Meyer and his wife, Ann, were married in 1998.[3] The couple have two children.[4]


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  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-08. Retrieved 2013-11-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Rossmiller-Meyer". The Telegraph-Herald. February 27, 1998. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Clayworth, Jason (August 20, 2013). "Des Moines Councilman Brian Meyer to run for Iowa House; two others drop out". Des Moines Register blogs. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ Klingseis, Katherine (October 23, 2013). "Meyer wins election to fill House 33 seat". Des Moines Register. Archived from the original on October 24, 2013. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 

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