Eddie Cooper

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Eddie Cooper
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 71
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Cattleman/Timberman
Eddie Cooper was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 71st District from 2005 to 2011.

Cooper works as a cattleman/timberman at the Knob Creek Ranch. He previously served as a Judge in Izard County from 1999-2004, and was a Justice of the Peace in 1995 and 1998.[1]

Issue positions

Cooper did not provide answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

Cooper's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1226 - "CONCERNING THE RETENTION OF OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL BY THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM."
  • HB 1339 - "AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONWIDE POPULAR VOTE."
  • HB 1988 - "AN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS."

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

Elections

2010

Cooper was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arkansas House of Representatives.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cooper won re-election to the 71st District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Cooper raised $30,759 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Cooper's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $3,768
Rural Arkansas Telecommunications $2,000
Stephens Group $2,000
Electronic Data Systems $1,000
Arkansas Pharmacists Assoc $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 71
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Tommy Wren