Brian Meyer was elected as the State Representative in District 33 in a special election in Des Moines today.

“I’m proud to be chosen by the voters of Des Moines to serve them in the Iowa House of Representatives,” said Meyer. “When the Legislative session begins in January, my focus will be to strengthen Iowa’s middle class and working poor, stand strong for civil rights and fight everyday for a cleaner environment.”

Brian is currently in his seventh year serving the citizens of Southeast Des Moines as a member as the Des Moines City Council.  Prior to his service on the council, Brian served on the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission.  He is a 2002 graduate of Drake Law School and a former member of AFSCME, Local 1868.

Brian lives in Southeast Des Moines with his wife Ann and two children, Evelyn and Clara.  He is a former Assistant Iowa Attorney General and former Assistant Polk County Attorney.

The 2014 Iowa Legislature starts work on January 13.