Randy Stewart, Arkansas Representative
|Arkansas House of Representatives District 23|
|2007 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||Henderson State University (1973)|
|Master's||Henderson State University (2002)|
|Date of birth||October 28, 1951|
|Place of birth||Nashville, Arkansas|
|Religion||Church of Christ|
Stewart's professional experience includes working as a high school teacher in the Kirby School District. He served as an Administrator and Federal Technician in the Arkansas National Guard and as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army/United States Army Reserve/Army National Guard from 1974-2002.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stewart served on these committees:
- Subcommittee on Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources
- Subcommittee on Claims Review, Chair
- Subcommittee on Higher Education, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stewart served on these committees:
- Advanced Communications and Information Technology Committee, Arkansas House
- City, County and Local Affairs Committee, Arkansas House
- Public Transportation Committee, Arkansas House
- Subcommittee on Planning
- Subcommittee on Public Transportation and Rail (Chair)
Stewart's answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test are available, and when asked his legislative priorities in that test he responded:
- 1. Adequate education funding for rural schools and opposition to rural school consolidation solely based on numbers.
- 2. Development of alternative fuels from agriculture and forestry by-products and the jobs that will come with this new energy source.
- 3. Improvement of state employee/teacher retirement and insurance programs.
Stewart's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 1097 - "AN ACT CONCERNING PLACES WHERE A PERSON IS PROHIBITED FROM CARRYING A CONCEALED HANDGUN."
- HB 1205 - "TO ENHANCE BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES, ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD, AND ARMED FORCES RESERVE AND TO PROVIDE CONSISTENCY WITH FEDERAL LAW."
- HB 1623 - "PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES."
For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Stewart won re-election to the 23rd District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.
Stewart raised $19,650 for his campaign.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Randy Stewart, Arkansas Representative's campaign in 2010|
|Arkansas Healthcare Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$10,950|
Below are Stewart's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Arkansas Healthcare Assoc||$2,000|
|Clark Co Democratic Cmte||$1,000|
|Arkansas Education Assoc||$1,000|
|Southwestern Energy Co||$750|
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 percent) to the lowest (0 percent). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute. Stewart received a score of 49 percent in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 86th out of 97 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
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- Arkansas House of Representatives - Rep. Randy Stewart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed December 4, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 4, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- VoteNaturally.org, "2008 general election results, Arkansas," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "Arkansas House spending, 2008," November 4, 2008
- Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed November 20, 2014
- Advance Arkansas Institute, "Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard 2012," accessed January 14, 2014
|Arkansas House District 23
| Succeeded by|
Ann Clemmer (R)
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