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Mike Fletcher
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Arkansas State Senate District 27
Former officeholder
In office
January 10, 2011 - January 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869 per year
Per diem$136 per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Personal
Place of birthJonesboro, Alaska
ProfessionRetired police officer
Websites
Office website
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Mike Fletcher was a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 27 from 2011 to 2013.

Fletcher served in the 212 signal battalion in the Arkansas National Guard. He also worked as a captain for Troop K of the Arkansas State Police. From 1964 to 2010 he was an officer for the Arkansas State Police. He is now retired.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fletcher served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Fletcher ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 13. Fletcher ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and was defeated by Alan Clark (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]ref>

Arkansas State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Clark 52.4% 15,768
     Democratic Mike Fletcher Incumbent 44.2% 13,288
     Libertarian Frank Gilbert 3.4% 1,013
Total Votes 30,069

2010

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2010

Fletcher defeated Jack McCoy in the May 18 primary. He then ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Arkansas State Senate, District 27 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Fletcher (D) 6,212
Jack McCoy (D) 5,257

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Fletcher raised $71,970 in contributions.[6]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Fletcher, Mike $10,000
Cella, Charles J $3,000
Timberlands, Anthony $2,000
Wade Abernathy Inc $2,000
Steve Standridge Ins $2,000

Scorecards

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.[7] Fletcher received a score of 69% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 19th out of 34 members of the Arkansas State Senate that were evaluated for the study.

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Personal

Fletcher has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Faris
Arkansas State Senate District 27
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Bobby Pierce (D)