|Arkansas House of Representatives District 51|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||University of Mississippi|
Ferguson's professional experience includes working as a dentist.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Ferguson served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Insurance and Commerce|
|• Public Health, Welfare and Labor, Vice-chair|
|• Joint Budget|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ferguson served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Health, Welfare and Labor|
|• Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs|
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 Deborah Ferguson was unopposed in the Democratic primary and defeated Rodger Paxton (L) in the general election.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 51 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Deborah Ferguson Incumbent||73.8%||4,089|
Ferguson ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 51. Ferguson ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and ran unchallenged in the November 6, 2012, general election as well.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Ferguson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Ferguson raised a total of $34,362 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 8, 2013.
|Deborah Ferguson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arkansas State House, District 51||$34,362|
|Grand Total Raised||$34,362|
2012Ferguson won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ferguson raised a total of $34,362.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Deborah Ferguson's campaign in 2012|
|Arkansas Medical Society||$3,000|
|Arkansas Democratic Party||$2,500|
|Arkansas Healthcare Association||$2,000|
|Arkansas Dental Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$34,362|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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Ferguson and her husband, Scott, have three children.
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- Arkansas House of Representatives
- House Committees
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- Profile from the Arkansas House of Representatives
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Deborah Ferguson on Twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Arkansas House of Representatives, "Deborah Ferguson," accessed March 26, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," accessed March 5, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 26, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Election Results 2012," accessed November 7, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "Ferguson, Deborah," accessed August 8, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 1, 2014
Marshall Wright (D)
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