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Herron won re-election to the 38th District Seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the August 24 primary election or the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10PRIM/data/results.htm ''Alaska Division of Elections'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed March 12, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10GENR/data/resultsOF.htm ''Alaska Division of Elections'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed March 12, 2014]</ref>
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Herron won re-election to the 38th District seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the August 24 primary election or the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10PRIM/data/results.htm ''Alaska Division of Elections'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed March 12, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10GENR/data/resultsOF.htm ''Alaska Division of Elections'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed March 12, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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Bob Herron
Bob Herron.jpg
Alaska House of Representatives District 37
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolLathrop High School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service4
Personal
BirthdayMarch 9, 1951
Place of birthLa Grande, OR
ProfessionPublic Relations Director, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bob Herron (b. March 9, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Herron's professional experience includes working as a Public Relations Director of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation, as City Manager in Bethel (1998-2005), Legislative Aide in the Office of Lyman Hoffman (1987-1994), General Manager/Partner with Swanson's Theater/Bethel Cablevision, and owner and operator of a number of businesses, including Bethel Drilling & Welding, Blue Sky Estates, Golden Eagle, Kisaralik Unlimited and North Star Gas.[1] Herron served in the United State Marine Corps from 1973 to 1977.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Herron served on the following committees:

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Community & Regional Affairs
Labor & Commerce
Rules
Economic Development, Trade & Tourism
Fisheries
Legislative Budget and Audit

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Herron served on these committees:[2]

2009-2010

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

Issues

  • HB 110 - "An Act relating to the practice and licensing of psychologists."
  • HB 188 - "An Act relating to the taxation of moist snuff tobacco, and amending the definition of 'tobacco product' in provisions levying an excise tax on those products."[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Herron ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 37. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5] Herron won re-election in the general election.[6]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Herron Incumbent 95.7% 3,219
     Write-in Write-in 4.3% 145
Total Votes 3,364

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Herron won re-election to the 38th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary election or the November 2 general election.[7][8]

2008

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Herron was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 38. Herron (D) ran unopposed and finished with 4,137 votes.[9] Herron raised $32,470 for his campaign fund.[10]

Alaska House of Representatives District 38
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Herron (D) 4,137

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Herron is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Herron raised a total of $76,494 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 2, 2013.[11]

Bob Herron's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Alaska State House, District 37 Won $24,020
2010 Alaska State House, District 38 Won $20,004
2008 Alaska State House, District 38 Won $32,470
Grand Total Raised $76,494

2012

Herron won re-election to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Herron raised a total of $24,020.
Alaska House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Herron's campaign in 2012
Alaska State Employees Association Local 52$3,000
Alaska Association of Realtors$2,000
Alaska Dental Society$1,000
Reinwand, Lynn$1,000
Cottrell, David$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$24,020
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Herron won re-election to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Herron raised a total of $20,004.

2008

Herron won election to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Herron raised a total of $32,470.

Personal

Herron and his wife, Margaret, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bryce Edgmon (D)
Alaska House of Representatives District 37
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 38
2009-2013
Succeeded by
David Guttenberg (D)