Charles Armstrong

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Charles Armstrong
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 30
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
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Little Rock School Board
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas Pine Bluff
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles L. Armstrong is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Armstrong previously served on the Little Rock School Board.[1]

Biography

Armstrong earned his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs
Public Retirement and Social Security Programs, Alternate

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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

2012

Armstrong ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 30. Armstrong and Tommy Branch, Jr. defeated Norith Ellison in the May 22 Democratic primary. Armstrong then defeated Branch in the June 12 primary runoff election and iran unopposed in the general election in November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7][8]

Arkansas House of Representatives District 30 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Armstrong (advanced to runoff) 44.8% 1,120
Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Branch, Jr. (advanced to runoff) 30.8% 770
Norith Ellison 24.4% 611
Total Votes 2,501

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Armstrong is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Armstrong raised a total of $37,136 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 7, 2013.[9]

Charles Armstrong's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 30 Won $23,185
2006 Arkansas State House, District 33 Defeated $10,690
2000 Arkansas State House, District 56 Defeated $3,261
Grand Total Raised $37,136

2012

Armstrong won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $23,185.
Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Armstrong's campaign in 2012
Armstrong, Charles L$10,800
Armstrong, Charles$3,000
Self$1,500
Arkansas Healthcare Association$1,000
Abrams Jr, Orville E$500
Total Raised in 2012$23,185
Source:Follow the Money

2006

Armstrong lost the election for the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $10,690.

2000

Armstrong lost the election for the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $3,261.

Scorecards

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2013

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

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.
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Political offices
Preceded by
Bruce Westerman (R)
Arkansas House of Representatives District 30
2013–present
Succeeded by
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