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Charlotte Vining Douglas

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Charlotte Vining Douglas
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 75
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolArkadelphia High School, 1970
Bachelor'sOuachita Baptist University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charlotte Vining Douglas is a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 75. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Douglas graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a B.S.E. in Science. Her professional experience includes working as a teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development
Legislative Joint Auditing
Advanced Communications and Information Technology, Alternate
Joint Advanced Communications and Information Technology, Alternate

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Douglas' campaign website listed the following issues:

  • State government must be more accountable. I’ll work to cut waste and run government like any private business.
  • Small businesses are the job creators in our economy. We must stop harmful regulations and taxes.
  • Protecting our shared conservative values will be a priority. I am pro life, pro traditional marriage, and pro family.
  • Stopping illegal immigration begins with stopping benefits for illegals. I will work to make that happen.
  • Investing in Greenwood, Kibler, Mulberry, Dyer, Barling, Lavaca, and Alma areas will be a priority.

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Charlotte Vining Douglas is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

Douglas ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 75. Douglas ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and defeated Steve Breedlove (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharlotte Vining Douglas 58.1% 6,374
     Democratic Steven L. Breedlove 41.9% 4,590
Total Votes 10,964

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Douglas is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Douglas raised a total of $49,084 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 21, 2013.[5]

Charlotte Vining Douglas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 75 Won $49,084
Grand Total Raised $49,084

2012

Douglas won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Douglas raised a total of $49,084.

Scorecards

Arkansas Freedom Scorecard

The Advance Arkansas Institute, an Arkansas-based nonprofit research and educational organization, released "Arkansas's Freedom Scorecard" in 2012 and 2013. The scorecard seeks to show how Arkansas legislators voted on the principles the Institute seeks to promote. It measures each state legislator in six categories, which include economic freedom, education reform, good government, personal liberty, small government and tax/budget policy. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute.[6] Douglas received a score of 62% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 47th out of 99 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.

Personal

Douglas and her husband, Rick, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Homer Lenderman (D)
Arkansas House of Representatives District 75
2013–present
Succeeded by
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