|Arizona House of Representatives District 4|
|January 10, 2011-2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Arizona State Senate|
|Birthday||September 9, 1967|
|Place of birth||Indianapolis, IN|
Harper attended a United States Army Primary Leadership Development Course. His professional experience includes owning a Round Table Pizza Franchise and Marketing and Labor Distribution. He served in the First Infantry Division of the United States Army and as a Sergeant E-5 in the Arizona Army National Guard.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harper served on these committees:
- Judiciary Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
- Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
- Ways and Means Committee, Arizona House of Representatives, Chair
See Jack Harper's official website for information on his sponsored legislation.
Harper won election to the district 4 seat of the Arizona House of Representatives. He and incumbent Republican Judy Burges won the August 24 primary. They then defeated Democrat Karina Guerrero in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 4 General Election (2010)|
|Judy Burges (R)||60,124|
|Jack Harper (R)||56,422|
|Karina Guerrero (D)||32,134|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 4 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Judy Burges (R)||22,565|
|Jack Harper (R)||21,437|
|Tim Zobel (R)||5,546|
|Eric Sheats (R)||5,080|
In 2008, Harper was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 4. Harper finished with 73,097 votes while his opponent Robert Boehlke finished with 47,394. Harper raised$ 74,650 for his campaign fund.
|Arizona State Senate, District 4 (2008)|
|Jack Harper (R)||73,097|
|Robert Boehlke (D)||47,394|
In 2010, Harper raised $23,009 in contributions.
His largest contributor was Cox Communications, which donated $1,500 to his campaign.
In 2008, Harper raised $74,650 for his campaign fund. $71,067 was public fund money.Follow the Money, "2008 Campaign contributions," accessed November 21, 2014]</ref>
The Goldwater Institute releases its "Legislative Report Card" annually for all Arizona legislators. This report card tracks how legislators voted on key votes and assigns them a letter grade based on how closely their votes agree with the Institute's positions. The primary values emphasized in the ratings are whether votes expand or restrict liberty.
Harper received a score of 70 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of A- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 lower than his score on the 2011 report card. Harper’s 70 in 2012 was tied for the 4th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
Harper is married to Holly Harper and they have two children.
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- Arizona State Legislature
- Arizona State Senate
- Arizona Senate Committees
- Arizona state legislative districts
- House website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Jack Harper
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008 2006
- Jack Harper on LinkedIn
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Arizona Elected Officials," February 2, 2012
- Arizona Secretary of State, "2010 Primary results," accessed December 20, 2013
- Arizona Secretary of State, "General election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- Arizona Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow The Money, "2008 Campaign donations," accessed April 7, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Goldwater Institute, "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
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