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David Burnett
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Arkansas State Senate District 22
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas (1963)
J.D.University of Arkansas (1966)
ProfessionRetired circuit judge
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Campaign website
David Burnett is a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Burnett earned his B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Arkansas in 1963 and his J.D. from the University of Arkansas in 1966. His professional experience includes working as a circuit judge for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas.

Committee assignments


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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules, Resolutions and Memorials, Chair
City, County and Local Affairs, Vice Chair
Joint Budget
Public Health, Welfare and Labor
Children and Youth
Code Revision Commission
Legislative Joint Auditing
Lottery Commission Legislative Oversight


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



See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Burnett ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 22. Burnett ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]


See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2010

Burnett defeated Barrett E. Harrison in the May 18 primary. He then ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Arkansas State Senate, District 15 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png David Burnett (D) 5,742
Barrett E. Harrison (D) 3,121

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Burnett raised $133,026 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Arkansas Health Care Association $4,000
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association $4,000
Nucor Corp $3,000
Stephens Group $2,500


Burnett has a wife, Sonja.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeremy Hutchinson (R)
Arkansas State Senate District 22
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Steve Bryles
Arkansas State Senate District 15
Succeeded by
David J. Sanders (R)