|Arkansas House of Representatives District 75|
|January 10, 2011 - January 10, 2013|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$136/per day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2013|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||3 terms (6 years)|
|Bachelor's||Ouachita Baptist University|
|Date of birth||December 12, 1946|
|Place of birth||Camden, AR|
Hubbard attended the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He went on to receive his BSE from Ouachita Baptist University.
Hubbard was a teacher/coach for Walnut Ridge High School from 1991 to 1995. He then worked as owner/agent of Arkansas First Stop Insurance, Incorporated from 1995 to 2006. He has worked as an insurance agent since 1975. Hubbard has also worked as a marketing representative for Equity Insurance Company since 2006.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hubbard served on these committees:
- Advanced Communications and Information Technology Committee, Arkansas House
- Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs Committee, Arkansas House
- Subcommittee on Aging
- Subcommittee on Waterways and Aeronautics
Hubbard ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 58. Hubbard ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and was defeated by Harold Copenhaver (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
An October 2012 article in The Daily named Hubbard one of the 20 worst candidates in 2012.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Harold "Cope" Copenhaver||53%||5,682|
|Republican||Jon Hubbard Incumbent||47%||5,037|
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 75 General Election (2010)|
|Jon Hubbard (R)||5,162|
|Joan Cash (D)||3,768|
Hubbard was endorsed by:
- Northeast Arkansas Tea Party
In 2010, Hubbard raised $13,235 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Arkansas Republican Party||$2,312|
|Craighead County Republican Cmte||$1,000|
|Craighead County Republican||$1,000|
|Arkansas Realtors Association||$1,000|
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In his 2012 book, Letters to the Editor: Confessions of a Frustrated Conservative, Hubbard made a number of racial comments, including that black slavery in America "may actually have been a blessing in disguise," school integration hurt white children, and that American Christians are in a position similar to that of Germans when Hitler rose to power.
Arkansas’s 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. Hubbard received a score of 87% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 17th out of 97 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
Hubbard and his wife Regina have two children.
- Jon Hubbard's campaign website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Election Results 2012," accessed November 7, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013
- The Daily, "The worst candidates of 2012," accessed October 29, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- Northeast Arkansas Tea Party
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Huffington Post, "Jon Hubbard, Arkansas Legislator, Says Slavery May 'Have Been A Blessing' In New Book," October 5, 2012
- Advance Arkansas Institute, "Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard 2012," accessed January 14, 2014
|Arkansas House District 75
| Succeeded by|
Charlotte Vining Douglas (R)
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