|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 96|
|January 12, 2015 - Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||3 terms (6 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Arkansas in Fayetteville|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hodges served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Insurance and Commerce|
Hodges' website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "While the government cannot create private sector jobs, it certainly can create an environment where entrepreneurs and businesses are able to succeed. Arkansas must be competitive with other states, especially its neighbors, in fostering innovation and getting government out of the way."
- Excerpt: "Every Arkansas child deserves a quality education, and while strong public schools are the backbone of our state’s education system, no child should be forced into a failing school simply because of his or her zip code."
- Excerpt: "Obamacare is wrong for the country and for Arkansas. It is job-killing, budget-busting legislation that puts the government in control of 1/6 of our economy. The state Medicaid program already accounts for 22% of the entire state budget at almost $4.5 billion."
- Excerpt: "Arkansas’s tax structure is not competitive with our neighbors and many other states. The income tax code is in desperate need of reform; it has seen little change since 1971. We can lower taxes responsibly to bring relief to working families who have seen their federal taxes increase under President Obama."
- Excerpt: "As your state representative, I will follow the “Walmart Rule,” meaning I will accept no gifts or favors from lobbyists that are not available to the general public. I support term limits for state officials, as well as a two year “cooling off period” before legislators can become lobbyists."
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. Tom McClure was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Grant Hodges defeated Damon Wallace in the Republican primary. Hodges defeated McClure and Michael Kalagias (L) in the general election.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 96 General Election, 2014|
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 96 Republican Primary, 2014|
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Duncan Baird (R)
|Arkansas House District 96
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