Wilhelmina Lewellen

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Wilhelmina Lewellen
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 34
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Business owner
Wilhelmina Lewellen is a former Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 34 from 2005 to 2011. She served as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore during her final term.

Biography

Lewellen's professional experience includes working as a teacher and owning a business. She was a member of the Task Force for the Study of the Homeless.[1]

Committee assignments

Issues

Lewellen 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]

Lewellen's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1486 - "AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - EMERGENCY SHELTER VOUCHER PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION."
  • HB 1766 - "AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - INSTITUTE ON AGING TELEMEDICINE EQUIPMENT FOR NURSING HOME PATIENT CONSULTS AND EVALUATIONS BY PHYSICIANS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION."
  • HB 2062 - "TO EXEMPT TAXPAYERS THAT MEET CERTAIN AGE AND INCOME REQUIREMENTS FROM PAYING STATE INCOME TAX."

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

Elections

2010

Lewellen 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, Lewellen won re-election to the 34th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, defeating opponent Herbert L. Broadway (R).[3]

Lewellen raised $38,135 for her campaign, while Broadway raised $0.[4]

Arkansas State House, District 34 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wilhelmina Lewellen (D) 7,529
Herbert L. Broadway (R) 1,602

Campaign donors

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Assoc $4,000
Arkansas Healthcare Assoc $2,000
Rural Arkansas Telecommunications $2,000
Arkansas Democratic Party $2,000
McDaniel Leadership PAC $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 34
2005-2011
Succeeded by
John W. Walker