Sue Madison

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Sue Madison
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Arkansas State Senate District 7
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives
Bachelor'sLouisiana State University (1970)
Master'sLouisiana State University (1977)
Date of birthFebruary 10, 1948
Place of birthOkinawa, Japan
ProfessionReal Estate Investor
Office website
Sue Madison (b. February 10, 1948) is a former Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 7 from 2003 to 2013.

Madison was a Justice of the Peace for Washington County Quorum Court from 1990 to 1994. She was also a Justice of the Peace for District 9 in 1994. She served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1995 to 2000.

Madison was ineligible to run for re-election to the Arkansas State Senate in 2012 due to term limits


Madison earned her B.S. and M.S. from Louisiana State University in 1970 and 1977, respectively. Madison's professional experience includes working as a Congressional Correspondent for Congressman Mike Ross in 2001 and Investor for Madison Rental Property.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Madison served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Claims


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Madison served on these committees:



On November 4, 2008, Madison won election to the 7th District Seat in the Arkansas State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[1]

Madison raised $23,887 for her campaign.[2]

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Madison raised no money in the 2010 election cycle.


In 2008, Madison collected $23,887 in donations.[3]

Her three largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Stephens Group $4,628
Wal-Mart $2,000
Friedkin Business Services $2,000


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.[4] Madison received a score of 51% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 34th out of 34 members of the Arkansas State Senate that were evaluated for the study.


Madison and her husband, Bernard, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arkansas State Senate District 7
Succeeded by
Jon Woods (R)