|Arkansas House of Representatives District 61|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Baltz served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Insurance and Commerce|
|• Legislative Council|
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 took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Scott Baltz was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Doug Driesel was unopposed in the Republican primary. Baltz defeated Driesel in the general election.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 61 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Scott Baltz Incumbent||54.3%||4,634|
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|
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," accessed March 5, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 26, 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
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 1, 2014
John Catlett (D)
|Arkansas House of Representatives District 61
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