Otis Davis

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Otis Davis
Arkansas House of Representatives District 54
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Pastor
Otis Davis is a former Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 54 from 2005 to 2011.


Davis' professional experience includes working as a Pastor with the First Baptist Church and Board President of the East Central Economic Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments


Issue positions

Davis 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.[2]

Davis's sponsored legislation includes:

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



Davis was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arkansas House of Representatives.


On November 4, 2008, Davis won re-election to the 54th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, defeating opponent Robert E. Philyaw (Ind).[3]

Davis raised $24,500 for his campaign, while Philyaw raised $0.[4]

Arkansas State House, District 54 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Otis Davis (D) 5,828
Robert E. Philyaw (Ind) 1,642

Campaign donors


Below are Davis's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[5]

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Stephens Group $2,000
McDaniel Leadership PAC $2,000
Southland Racing Corp $1,000
DBH Management Consultants Bruce Hawkins $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arkansas House District 54
Succeeded by
Fred Smith