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Frank Pratt
Frank Pratt.gif
Arizona House of Representatives District 8
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$24,000/year
Per diem$35/day for the first 120 days of regular session and for special sessions and $10/day thereafter.
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Personal
BirthdayAugust 27, 1942
Place of birthFlorence, AZ
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Frank Pratt (b. August 27, 1942) is a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Pratt's professional experience includes working as the President and owner of Casa Grande Dive Shop Incorporated, and Pratt Pools Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arizona Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Water, Vice Chair
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources, Chair
Homeland Security

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Pratt's sponsored bills include:

  • HB 2073 - state equalization property tax repeal
  • HB 2251 - school district overexpenditures; correction.
  • HB 2418 - concealed weapons; federal firearms licensee
  • HB 2426 - enhanced driver licenses; prohibition

For a full listed of sponsored bills see the House website.

Scorecards

Goldwater Institute

See also: Goldwater Institute's Legislative Report Card

The Goldwater Institute releases its "Legislative Report Card" annually for all Arizona legislators. This report card tracks how legislators voted on key votes and assigns them a letter grade based on how closely their votes agree with the Institute's positions. The primary values emphasized in the ratings are whether votes expand or restrict liberty.[1]

2012

Pratt received a score of 62 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of B- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was the same as his score on the 2011 report card. Pratt’s 62 in 2012 was tied for the 27th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pratt won re-election in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 8. He and Thomas Shope, Jr. ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. He won the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pratt Incumbent 27.6% 24,195
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas "T.J." Shope 25.2% 22,102
     Democratic Ernest Bustamante 24.3% 21,258
     Democratic Emily Verdugo 22.9% 20,102
Total Votes 87,657

2010

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pratt won re-election to the 23rd district seat in 2010. He and John Fillmore faced no opposition in the August 24 primary election. They defeated Democrats Barbara McGuire and Ernest Bustamante in the November 2 general election.[4]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 23 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Pratt (R) 32,303
Green check mark transparent.png John Fillmore (R) 30,986
Barbara McGuire (D) 23,679
Ernest Bustamante (D) 22,698

2008

On November 4, 2008, Pratt and Barbara McGuire were elected to the 23rd District Seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, defeating opponents John Fillmore (R) and Ernest Bustamante (D).[5]

Pratt raised $54,146 for the campaign, McGuire raised $42,580, Fillmore raised $68,913, and Bustamante raised $44,907.[6]

Arizona State House, District 23 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Pratt (R) 36,804
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara McGuire (D) 37,982
John Fillmore (R) 36,203
Ernest Bustamante (D) 36,118

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pratt is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Pratt raised a total of $205,002 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[7]

Frank Pratt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arizona State House, District 8 Won $39,312
2010 Arizona State House, District 23 Won $38,649
2008 Arizona State House, District 23 Won $54,146
2006 Arizona State House, District 23 Defeated $44,150
2004 Arizona State House, District 23 Defeated $28,745
Grand Total Raised $205,002

2012

Pratt won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pratt raised a total of $39,312.
Arizona House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Frank Pratt's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$35,783
Barnes, Mark$150
Gilstrap, Suzanne B$150
Stevens, Susan C$150
Aja, Bas$150
Total Raised in 2012$39,312
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Pratt won re-election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pratt raised a total of $38,649.

2008

Pratt won election to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Pratt raised a total of $54,146.

2006

Pratt lost the election for the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Pratt raised a total of $44,150.

2004

Pratt lost the election for the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Pratt raised a total of $28,745.

Personal

Pratt and his wife Janice have one child.

He is a member of the Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club.[8]

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