Brent Talley

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Brent Talley
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 3
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$148/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSouthern Arkansas University
Personal
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brent Talley is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Talley earned his B.S. from Southern Arkansas University.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Joint Performance Review
Education
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Brent Talley was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

Talley ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 3. Talley ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and defeated Sharon Wright (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Talley 54.1% 5,034
     Republican Sharon Wright 45.9% 4,275
Total Votes 9,309

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Talley is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Talley raised a total of $48,461 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 6, 2013.[7]

Brent Talley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 3 Won $48,461
Grand Total Raised $48,461

2012

Talley won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Talley raised a total of $48,461.
Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brent Talley's campaign in 2012
Mike Ross for Congress Cmte$4,000
Advance Arkansas Pac$4,000
Arkansas Democratic Party$2,500
Mark Pryor for us Senate$2,000
Assureco$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$48,461
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

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2013

In 2013, the 89th Arkansas State Legislature was in session from January 14 through May 17.[8]

Legislators are scored on their votes on the principles the Advance Arkansas Institute seeks to promote: free markets, individual liberty and limited transparent government.
Legislators are scored on the bills that the CFC found most important.
Legislators are scored on the bills specifically supported by Arkansas Learns.

Personal

Talley and his wife, Karen, have two children.[1]

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
David Powers (D)
Arkansas House of Representatives District 3
2013–present
Succeeded by
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