|Arkansas House of Representatives District 61|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Baltz served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Transportation|
|• City, County and Local Affairs|
|• Public Retirement and Social Security Programs, Alternate|
Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Scott Baltz is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Doug Driesel is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Baltz ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 61. Baltz ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and defeated Lori Benedict (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Lori Benedict Incumbent||48.6%||5,123|
Comprehensive donor information for Baltz is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Baltz raised a total of $47,510 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 8, 2013.
|Scott Baltz's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arkansas State House, District 61||$47,510|
|Grand Total Raised||$47,510|
2012Baltz won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Baltz raised a total of $47,510.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Scott Baltz's campaign in 2012|
|Arkansas Democratic Party||$2,500|
|Fulton County Democratic Cmte||$2,000|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$47,510|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Arkansas 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. Baltz received a score of 63% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 42nd out of 99 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," accessed March 5, 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
- followthemoney.org, "Baltz, Scott," accessed August 8, 2013
- Advance Arkansas Institute, "Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard 2012"
John Catlett (D)
|Arkansas House of Representatives District 61
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