Jerry Brown, Arkansas Representative
|Arkansas House of Representatives District 57|
|2007 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|(timed out) Campaign website|
Brown's professional experience includes working as a rice and soybean farmer.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brown served on these committees:
- Subcommittee on Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources
- Subcommittee on Parks and Tourism
- Subcommittee on Personnel
- Subcommittee on K-12, Vocational-Technical Institutions
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brown served on these committees:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development Committee, Arkansas House (Vice Chair)
- Joint Budget Committee, Arkansas Assembly
- Education Committee, Arkansas House
- Joint Energy Committee, Arkansas Assembly
- Subcommittee on Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources (Chair)
- Subcommittee on Higher Education
- Subcommittee on Special Language
Brown's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 1343 - "AN ACT TO REPEAL THE JULY 1, 2009 EXPIRATION DATE ON THE ARKANSAS RICE CERTIFICATION ACT."
- HB 1948 - "CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM THE JURISDICTION OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION WITH REGARD TO LOANS MADE OR GUARANTEED BY CERTAIN LISTED ENTITIES."
- HB 2029 - "TO SPECIFY CONDITIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ACQUIRED BY A FOREIGN PARTY."
For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
- See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012
Brown ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 23. Brown ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and was defeated by Tommy Caubble (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arkansas State Senate, District 23, General Election, 2012|
Brown won re-election to the 57th District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.
Brown raised $18,260 for his campaign.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jerry Brown, Arkansas Representative's campaign in 2010|
|Arkansas Healthcare Association||$1,000|
|Action Cmte For Rural Electrification||$1,000|
|Cmte For Arkansas Dairy||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$22,030|
Below are Brown's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Action Cmte for Rural Electrification||$1,000|
|Arkansas Healthcare Assoc||$1,000|
|Southwestern Energy Co||$750|
Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard
The Advance Arkansas Institute, an Arkansas-based nonprofit research and educational organization, released "Arkansas's Freedom Scorecard" in 2012 and 2013. The scorecard seeks to show how Arkansas legislators voted on the principles the Institute seeks to promote. It measures each state legislator in six categories, which include economic freedom, education reform, good government, personal liberty, small government and tax/budget policy. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute. Brown received a score of 51% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 75th out of 97 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
Brown and his wife, Carol, have three children.
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- Arkansas State Legislature
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- Campaign website (timed out)
- Arkansas House of Representatives - Rep. Jerry Brown
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006
- Facebook page
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 4, 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
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- VoteNaturally.org, "2008 general election results, Arkansas," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "Arkansas House spending, 2008," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
- Advance Arkansas Institute, "Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard 2012," accessed January 14, 2014
|Arkansas House District 57
| Succeeded by|
Mary Broadaway (D)
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