Vivian Flowers

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Vivian Flowers
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Arkansas House of Representatives, District 17
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2015 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$148/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock
Master'sClinton School of Public Service
CandidateVerification
Vivian Flowers is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 17. She was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Biography

Flowers earned her B.S. in Political Science and Rhetoric and Writing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and her M.P.S. from the Clinton School of Public Service. Her professional experience includes working as Committee Staff for the Bureau of Legislative Research, Executive Director for the Arkansas Legislative Black Caucus and Director Of Recruitment For Diversity at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Flowers served on the following committees:

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2015
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs
Revenue and Taxation

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Vivian Flowers was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hank Wilkins (D)
Arkansas House District 17
2015–present
Succeeded by
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