George Overbey, Jr.

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George Overbey, Jr.
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 69
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
George Overbey, Jr. was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 69th District from 2005 to 2011.

Overbey has worked as a Hearing Officer in the Department of Finance and Administration and was in the Army National Guard.

He has served as member of the Lamar School Board, and Mayor of the city of Lamar.[1]

Issue positions

Overbey 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.[2]

Committee assignments

Overbey's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1135 - "AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS MAY PRESCRIBE THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF A MAYOR OF THE CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS."
  • HB 1232 - "AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT."
  • HB 1493 - "AN ACT CONCERNING DISBURSEMENT OF FINES FROM DISTRICT COURTS."

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

Elections

2010

Overbey 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, Overbey won re-election to the 69th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Overbey raised $13,971 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Stephens Group $1,500
Arkansas Health Care Assoc $1,000
Southwestern Energy Co $750
Anheuser-Busch $500
XTO Energy $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 69
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Betty Overbey