Chris Tuck

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Chris Tuck
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Alaska House of Representatives District 22
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 6
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
Personal
Date of birthJuly 9, 1966
Place of birthTaft, CA
ProfessionInstructor
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chris Tuck (b. July 9, 1966) is a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Tuck's professional experience includes working as a Business Representative with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1547 and an Instructor at the Alaska Joint Electrical Apprenticeship School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Resources
Legislative Ethics

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

  • HB 15 - "An Act relating to prohibiting the use of cellular telephones by minors when driving a motor vehicle; and providing for an effective date."
  • HB 56 - "An Act relating to forgiveness of portions of education loans for certain borrowers who are residents of the state."
  • HB 59 - "An Act providing for the establishment of a statewide early childhood education plan and guidelines."[1]

Political courage tests

2006

Tuck answered the Alaska State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test. When asked his legislative priorities he replied:

"My top priority is to return to the simple method of gross revenue for Alaska's share of the oil revenues, eliminating government overhead and litigation.

Next, we need a long term fiscal plan that will provide necessary services within our means and create confidence for industry to flourish in Alaska.

Also, we need a gas line that will provide new revenues, create Alaskan jobs, and provide low cost power and energy to new industries."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tuck ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 22. He ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Tuck won re-election in the general election.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Tuck Incumbent 53.8% 3,169
     Republican Lisa M. Vaught 46% 2,708
     Write-in Write-in 0.3% 15
Total Votes 5,892

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tuck won re-election to the 29th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary.[6] He defeated Kris Warren in the November 2 general election.[7]

Alaska House of Representatives District 29 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Tuck (D) 2,601
Kris Warren (R) 2,104

2008

In 2008 Tuck was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 29. Tuck (D) finished with 3,076 votes while his opponent Ronald Jordan (R) finished with 2,876 votes.[8] Tuck raised $46,631 for his campaign fund.[9]

Alaska House of Representatives District 29
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Tuck (D) 3,076
Ronald Jordan (R) 2,876

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Tuck raised $87,520 in contributions. [10]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alaska House Democratic Campaign Cmte $7,000
Alaska State Employees Association Local 52 $3,000

2008

In 2008 Tuck raised $46,631 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[11]

Contributor 2008 total
House Democratic Campaign Cmte $7,500
Greater Juneau Democratic District $2,000
Alaska Teamsters $1,895
Alaska Democratic Party $1,500
United Academics $1,000

Personal

Tuck is divorced and has one child.

Tuck is involved with the Alaska Workers Advocacy Group, Change Point Community Church, AJEAT Board - Electrical Apprenticeship School, Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Joint Safety Committee, and the NECA/IBEW Joint Safety Committee.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 22
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 29
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Kurt Olson (R)