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David Burnett

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David Burnett
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Arkansas State Senate District 22
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas (1963)
J.D.University of Arkansas (1966)
Personal
ProfessionRetired circuit judge
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Burnett is a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

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

2013-2014

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

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

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]

2010

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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

Personal

Burnett has a wife, Sonja.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeremy Hutchinson (R)
Arkansas State Senate District 22
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Steve Bryles
Arkansas State Senate District 15
2011–2013
Succeeded by
David J. Sanders (R)