David Powers (Arkansas)

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David Powers
Powers-davis.jpg
Arkansas House of Representatives District 3
Former officeholder
In office
2007 - January 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David Powers was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 3rd District from 2007 to 2013.

Powers is a Juvenile Intake Officer in the 8th Judicial District North. He has served on the Hope Public School Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Aging
  • Subcommittee on Children and Youth
  • Subcommittee on Legislative, Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Special Language
  • Subcommittee on Courts and Civil Law

2009-2010

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

  • Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice and Child Support
  • Subcommittee on State Agencies

Issues

Powers's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1398 - "TO INCREASE DISTRICT COURT FILING FEES; ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL PILOT STATE DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIPS; CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS."
  • HB 1768 - "AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE - STUDENT SUCCESS AND WORKFORCE RESOURCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION."
  • HB 1833 - "TO AMEND SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE FOURTH DEGREE."

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

Elections

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Powers won re-election to the 3rd district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.[2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Powers won re-election to the 3rd District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, defeating opponent Evelyn Joyce Bradford (R).[3]

Powers raised $29,225 for his campaign, while Bradford raised $1,900.[4]

Arkansas State House, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Powers (D) 6,516
Evelyn Joyce Bradford (R) 1,746

Campaign donors

2010


Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Powers (Arkansas)'s campaign in 2010
Stephens Group$1,500
Arkansas Health Care Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $9,300

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Assoc $3,000
Arkansas Democratic Party $2,500
Arkansas Health Care Assoc $2,000
Mark Pryor $2,000
McDaniel Leadership PAC $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 3
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Brent Talley (D)