Charlie Fuqua

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Charlie Fuqua
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Candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives District 63
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives District 5
1996-1998
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Missouri, St. Louis, 1975
J.D.University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1993
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 24, 1949
Place of birthSt. Louis, MO
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
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Charlie Fuqua was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the Arkansas House of Representatives, District 63. He previously served in the House from 1995 to 1998. He then ran unsuccessfully for the Arkansas State Senate in 1998.

Fuqua earned his B.S. from the University of Missouri, St Louis, in 1975. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, in 1993. Fuqua has worked as an attorney for Thompson, Chase, Fuqua & Finch since 1993.

Elections

2012

Fuqua ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 63. Fuqua ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and was defeated by James McLean (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

An October 2012 article in The Daily named Fuqua one of the 20 worst candidates in 2012.[4]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames McLean Incumbent 69.6% 6,872
     Republican Charlie Fuqua 30.4% 2,995
Total Votes 9,867

Controversies

Establishment of biblical judicial process

In his book, God's Law: The Only Political Solution, Fuqua made a number of controversial statements based around his belief that the United States judicial process should be inspired by the Bible. These include the death penalty for rebellious children and expulsion of Muslims from the country.[5]

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