Andrea Lea

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Andrea Lea
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Current candidacy
Running for Arkansas Auditor
Date of primaryMay 20, 2014
Current office
Arkansas House of Representatives District 71
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$148/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Education
Bachelor'sArkansas Technical University
Personal
ProfessionAuditor/Author
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Andrea Lea is a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 71. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. She is a Republican candidate for Arkansas Auditor in the 2014 elections.

Biography

Lea's professional experience includes working as the auditor and author of the Arkansas Law Enforcement Resource Manual, serving as a Justice of the Peace for the Pope County Quorum Court, and serving as a member of the Russellville City Council.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lea served on the following committees:

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
State Agencies and Governmental Affairs, Chair
Legislative Council
Revenue and Taxation
Rules
Management
Joint Energy, Alternate

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lea served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lea served on these committees:

Issues

Lea's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1380 - "TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS."
  • HB 1999 - "TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT."
  • HB 2117 - "TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE AND LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ON THEIR OWNERSHIP, LEASING, OR USAGE OF AIRPLANES."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Lea is running for election to the Arkansas Auditor. Lea won the Republican nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[2]

  • Republican primary
Arkansas Auditor, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAndrea Lea 68.2% 111,250
Ken Yang 31.8% 51,956
Total Votes 163,206
Election Results Via:Arkansas Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.


2012

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lea ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 71. Lea ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and ran unchallenged in the November 6, 2012, general election as well.[3][4][5]

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lea won re-election to the 68th District seat in 2010. She faced no opposition.[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Lea won election to the 68th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, defeating opponents Thomas Akin (D) and Mary Boley (Green).[7]

Lea raised $47,254 for her campaign, while Akin raised $131,038 and Boley raised $100.[8]

Arkansas State House, District 68 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andrea Lea (D) 5,681
Thomas Akin (D) 4,634
Mary Boley (Green) 394

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lea is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Lea raised a total of $73,276 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 21, 2013.[9]

Andrea Lea's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 71 Won $12,750
2010 Arkansas State House, District 68 Won $13,272
2008 Arkansas State House, District 68 Won $47,254
Grand Total Raised $73,276

2012

Lea won re-election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lea raised a total of $12,750.
Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andrea Lea's campaign in 2012
Lea, Phillip$10,000
Arkansas Healthcare Association$1,000
Stephens Group$1,000
Wal-Mart$750
Arkansas Dental Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$12,750
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Lea won re-election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Lea raised a total of $13,272.

2008

Lea won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Lea raised a total of $47,254.

Scorecards

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2013

In 2013, the 89th Arkansas State Legislature was in session from January 14 through May 17.[10]

2011

In 2011, the 88th Arkansas State Legislature was in session from January 10 to April 27.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tommy Wren (D)
Arkansas House District 71
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 68
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Robert E. Dale (R)