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Charles Armstrong
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 30
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Little Rock School Board
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas Pine Bluff
Office website
Charles L. Armstrong is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Armstrong previously served on the Little Rock School Board.[1]


Armstrong earned his B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff.[1]

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Armstrong served on the following committees:

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs
Public Retirement and Social Security Programs, Alternate



See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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 Charles Armstrong is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2]


Armstrong ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 30. Armstrong and Tommy Branch, Jr. defeated Norith Ellison in the May 22 Democratic primary. Armstrong then defeated Branch in the June 12 primary runoff election and iran unopposed in the general election in November 6, 2012.[3][4][5][6][7]

Arkansas House of Representatives District 30 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Armstrong (advanced to runoff) 44.8% 1,120
Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Branch, Jr. (advanced to runoff) 30.8% 770
Norith Ellison 24.4% 611
Total Votes 2,501

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Armstrong is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Armstrong raised a total of $37,136 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 7, 2013.[8]

Charles Armstrong's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 30 Won $23,185
2006 Arkansas State House, District 33 Defeated $10,690
2000 Arkansas State House, District 56 Defeated $3,261
Grand Total Raised $37,136


Armstrong won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $23,185.


Armstrong lost the election for the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $10,690.


Armstrong lost the election for the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $3,261.


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.[9] Armstrong received a score of 48% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 86th out of 99 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bruce Westerman (R)
Arkansas House of Representatives District 30
Succeeded by