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Steve Cole

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Steve Cole
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 21
Former officeholder
In office
2009 - 2010
Term ends
Resigned office June 30, 2010
PartyDemocratic
Personal
ProfessionVice Chancellor, Community College
Steve Cole was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives. He represented the 21st District from 2009 until he vacated his seat on June 30, 2010.[1]

Cole announced that he would be resigning from the legislature effective June 30, 2010, in order to become chancellor of Cossatot Community College. He currently serves as vice chancellor and dean of academic services at the school.[2]

Issue positions

Cole 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.[3]

Cole's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1027 - "AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTY RANGE FOR VOYEURISM FOR PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN"
  • HB 1239 - "TO PROVIDE OPTIONS FOR THE AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY TO USE MORE FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLES TO REDUCE COSTS."
  • HB 2259 - "INCREASING THE FELONY CLASSIFICATION FOR NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE AND PROVIDING FOR A LICENSE SUSPENSION AND DWI ENHANCEMENT FOR A CONVICTION FOR NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE."

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

Elections

2010

Cole is eligible but not seeking re-election in 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cole won election to the 21st District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Cole raised $30,853 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Cole's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Steve Cole Arkansas $3,472
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
John Hendrix $2,000
Arkansas Broadcasters Assoc $1,250
Michael Morton $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 21
2009-2011
Succeeded by
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