Bill Abernathy

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Bill Abernathy
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 22
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession College President (retired)
Bill Abernathy is a former Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 22 from 2005 to 2011.

Biography

Abernathy's professional experience includes working as the President and on the board of Rich Mountain Community College.[1]

Committee assignments

Issues

Issue positions

Abernathy 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]

Abernathy's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1006 - "TO PROVIDE FOR A CONSISTENT RATE OF INCREASE TO THE SALARIES OF CLASSIFIED SCHOOL PERSONNEL."
  • HB 1015 - "AN ACT CONCERNING REGISTRATION OF ARSONISTS."
  • HB 1250 - "TO REQUIRE A REVIEW OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BEFORE EACH FISCAL SESSION."

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

Elections

2010

Abernathy was ineligible for re-election in 2010 because he has reached his term limit.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Abernathy won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Abernathy raised $19,583 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Rural Arkansas Telecommunication $2,000
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Stephens Group $2,000
Entergy $1,500
Arkansas Electric Cooperatives $1,483

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 22
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Nate Bell