|Arkansas House of Representatives District 18|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|High school||Benton High School (1993)|
|Bachelor's||Ouachita Baptist University (1997)|
Womack earned his degree from Ouachita Baptist University.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Womack served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Public Health, Welfare and Labor|
|• State Agencies and Governmental Affairs, Vice chair|
|• Joint Budget|
|• Joint Performance Review|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Womack served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Joint Performance Review|
|• Public Health, Welfare and Labor|
|• City, County and Local Affairs|
|• Legislative Joint Auditing|
Womack's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "If you believe in the sanctity of human life, if you would like to see Roe v. Wade overturned, if you would like to see Arkansas be the first state to tell Washington, “We are not murderers. We value our citizens (even the pre-term ones),” then vote for me to be YOUR representative in the house."
- Excerpt: "As every family around knows, everything is easier with a little more money in our pockets. We all live on a sensible budget and it is time that our government joined us on it. I hope that I can take that sense of fiscal responsibility from your neighborhood to the Arkansas House of Representatives."
- Excerpt: "I will promise to work diligently with anyone who is genuinely interested in doing the tough work to reform our current system so that first-class medical care is available to anyone who needs it."
- Excerpt: "I think that one of the greatest things about this country and state is that we care for our own. Problems arise through the abuse of programs when people go from taking a helping hand to reliance."
Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Damon Daniels was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Richard Womack was unopposed in the Republican primary. Womack defeated Daniels in the general election.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 18 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Richard Womack Incumbent||54%||4,955|
Womack ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 18. Womack ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and defeated Fred Harris (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Arkansas House of Representatives, District 18, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Fred W. Harris||47.2%||5,247|
Comprehensive donor information for Womack is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Womack raised a total of $34,363 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 7, 2013.
|Richard Womack's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Arkansas State House, District 18||$34,363|
|Grand Total Raised||$34,363|
2012Womack won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Womack raised a total of $34,363.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Richard Womack's campaign in 2012|
|House Republican Caucus||$2,000|
|Clark County Republican Cmte||$2,000|
|Mcdonalds Local Owner Operators of Arkansas||$1,250|
|Total Raised in 2012||$34,363|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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Womack and his wife have seven children.
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- Rep. Womack - Arkansas House of Representatives
- Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Facebook page
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Richard Womack Facebook Page, "Info," accessed September 25, 2012
- richardwomack.com, "Issues," accessed March 25, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," accessed March 5, 2014
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 26, 2014
- 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
- followthemoney.org, "Womack, Richard," accessed August 7, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 1, 2014
- richardwomack.com, "About Me," accessed March 25, 2014
Toni Bradford (D)
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