Representative Eric Gjerde View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 89 (2021) - 90 (2023)
Home County: Linn
Eric Gjerde
Linn County


Serving first term in House.


Special education teacher and coach, Cedar Rapids Community School District.


Received B.A. in sociology and religion, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois; M.A. in secondary education-social studies and M.A. in educational administration, University of Iowa; and Ed.D. in educational policy and leadership studies, University of Northern Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Volunteers and serves as a special deputy for the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1978 in Spicer, Minnesota. Resides in Cedar Rapids.

Family Members

Wife, Amy; three daughters.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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