George McGill

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George McGill
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 78
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 2
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$148/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1969)
Master'sUniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville
ReligionKing Solomon Baptist
Office website
George B. McGill is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


McGill earned his B.S. in Education from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 1969 and his M.B.A. from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, McGill served on the following committees:

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2015
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs, Chair
Revenue and Taxation
Legislative Council


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



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 George McGill was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]


McGill was in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 78. McGill ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and ran unchallenged in the November 6, 2012, general election as well.[4][5][6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McGill is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, McGill raised a total of $16,390 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 21, 2013.[7]

George McGill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 78 Won $16,390
Grand Total Raised $16,390


McGill won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McGill raised a total of $16,390.
Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George McGill's campaign in 2012
Justice, Hiram Gene$2,000
Kraft Foods$1,000
Arkansas Healthcare Association$1,000
Stephens Group$500
Total Raised in 2012$16,390
Source: Follow the Money


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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Billy Gaskill (D)
Arkansas House of Representatives District 78
Succeeded by