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Monty Betts
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 50
Former member
Term in office began
2009
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession School Superintendent (retired)
Monty Betts was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 50th District from 2009 to 2011.

Betts is a retired school superintendent.

Issue positions

Betts did not provide answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[1]

Committee assignments

Betts's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1554 - "TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PUBLISH ITS ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT BY WEBSITE POSTING."
  • HB 1555 - "TO CLARIFY STUDENT GROWTH FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS."
  • HB 1974 - "AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS."

For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Betts lost re-election to the 50th District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition in the May 18 primary.[2] He was defeated by Republican Mark Biviano in the November 2 general election.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Betts won election to the 50th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, defeating opponents Kyle Reeves (R) and Brian Barnett (Green).[4]

Betts raised $45,752 for his campaign, while Reeves raised $46,888 and Barnett raised $100.[5]

Arkansas State House, District 50 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Monty Betts (D) 5,845
Kyle Reeves (R) 5,315
Brian Barnett (Green) 440

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Betts's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Democratic Party $2,500
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Mark Pryor for US Senate $2,000
Democratic House Caucus $2,000
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 50
2009-2011
Succeeded by
Mark Biviano