Mary Bentley

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Mary Bentley
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Candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives, District 73
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHarding University
ProfessionSmall business owner
Mary Bentley is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 73 of the Arkansas House of Representatives. She ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in 2012.


Bentley earned her B.S. in Nursing from Harding University. Her professional experience includes working as a Registered Nurse for Arkansas Children's Hospital in the Cardiovascular Intesive Care Unit and owning Bentley Plastics.


Campaign themes


Bentley's campaign website listed the following issues:

  • Pro-Life
Excerpt: "Mary is a born again Christian who believes in the sanctity of human life just as the majority of Arkansans do."
  • Pro-2nd Amendment
Excerpt: "Mary is a defender of the 2nd amendment and every American’s right to bear arms."
  • Jobs and Taxes
Excerpt: "Mary knows that Arkansas has the 6th highest income tax in the nation along with nearly stagnant job growth since 2004. She believes that if Arkansas wants to attract jobs, then it must have a business friendly environment. This is why it is imperative to reform Arkansas tax code."



See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent John Catlett was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Mary Bentley was unopposed in the Republican primary. Catlett will face Bentley in the general election.[1][2]


Bentley ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 73. Bentley ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and was defeated by John Catlett (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 73, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Wayne Catlett Incumbent 52.2% 4,088
     Republican Mary Bentley 47.8% 3,750
Total Votes 7,838


Bentley and her husband, Ted, have three children and live in Williams Junction.

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