David Cook

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David Cook
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 80
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession School Administrator (retired)
David Cook was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 80th District from 2005 to 2011.

Cook is a retired school administrator and Vietnam veteran.[1]

On February 17, 2010, Cook announced he would be running for U.S. Congress.[2]

Issue positions

Cook did not provide answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[3]

Committee assignments

Cook's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1908 - AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INTERIM SUTDY CONCERNING VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN ARKANSAS.
  • HB 1970 - "AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS."
  • HB 2144 - "AMENDING THE PREREQUISITES FOR HOME SCHOOLING."

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

Elections

2010

Cook 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, Cook won re-election to the 80th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Cook raised $20,700 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Cook's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Health Care Assoc $3,000
Stephens Group $3,000
Wal-Mart $1,000
Southwestern Energy Co $750
Entergy $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 80
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Linda Collins-Smith