Mike Burris

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Mike Burris
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 26
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Higher Education Administrator/Instructor
Mike Burris is a former Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 26 from 2005 to 2011.

Biography

Burris' professional experience includes working as a higher education administrator and instructor.[1]

Committee assignments

Issues

Issue positions

Burris 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]

Burris's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1804 - "TO REQUIRE A WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR TO OBTAIN CERTAIN INFORMATION BEFORE INJECTING A CHEMICAL ADDITIVE FOR THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE INTO A WATER SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN DUTIES."
  • HB 2014 - "TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURES OF CONTRACTS BETWEEN STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYEES HAVING A FINANCIAL INTEREST."
  • HB 2033 - "TO CREATE A TASK FORCE ON WATER QUALITY."

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

Elections

2010

Burris was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arkansas House of Representatives.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Burris won re-election to the 26th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Burris raised $24,803 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Linda Horton $2,000
Stephens Group $1,000
Medco Health $1,000
Merck & Co $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 26
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Loy Mauch