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 was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 22nd District from 2005 to 2011.

Abernathy previously served as President of Rich Mountain Community College, and is a member of the College Board.[1]

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]

Committee assignments

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