Difference between revisions of "Jack Harper"
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|Arizona House of Representatives District 4|
|January 10, 2011-2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||Four consecutive terms|
|Arizona State Senate|
|Date of birth||September 9, 1967|
|Place of birth||Indianapolis, IN|
Harper has received his High School Diploma. He also took a United States Army Primary Leadership Development Course and attended a community college.
He has served in the First Infantry Division of the United States Army. He was also a Sergeant E-5 in the Arizona Army National Guard. Harper served as owner of Round Table Pizza Franchise from 1998-2003. Since 2004 he has been the owner and operator of Marketing and Labor Distribution.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harper served on these committees:
- Judiciary Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
- Military Affairs and Public Safety Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
- Ways and Means Committee, Arizona House of Representatives, Chair
Harper won election to the district 4 seat of the Arizona House of Representatives. He and incumbent Republican Judy Burges won the August 24 primary. They then defeated Democrat Karina Guerrero in the November 2 general election.
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 4 General Election (2010)|
|Judy Burges (R)||60,124|
|Jack Harper (R)||56,422|
|Karina Guerrero (D)||32,134|
|Arizona House of Representatives, District 4 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Judy Burges (R)||22,565|
|Jack Harper (R)||21,437|
|Tim Zobel (R)||5,546|
|Eric Sheats (R)||5,080|
In 2008 Harper was re-elected to the Arizona State Senate, District 4. Harper finished with 73,097 votes while his opponent Robert Boehlke finished with 47,394. Harper raised$ 74,650 for his campaign fund.
|Arizona State Senate, District 4 (2008)|
|Jack Harper (R)||73,097|
|Robert Boehlke (D)||47,394|
In 2010, Harper raised $23,009 in contributions. 
His largest contributor was Cox Communications, which donated $1,500 to his campaign.
In 2008 Harper raised $74,650 for his campaign fund. $71,067 was public fund money.
Jack Harper does not currently have a website where he lists issue positions.
See Jack Harper's official website for information on his sponsored legislation.
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.
Harper received a score of 70 out of 100 in the 2012 report card for a grade of A- according to the Goldwater Institute’s grading scale. This score was 3 lower than his score on the 2011 report card. Harper’s 70 in 2012 was tied for the 4th highest grade among all 60 Arizona State Representatives.
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Harper is married to Holly Harper and they have two children.
- House website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Jack Harper
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008 2006
- Jack Harper on LinkedIn
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Arizona Elected Officials," February 2, 2012
- Primary results
- General election results
- "Arizona State Senate official election results"
- "Campaign funds"
- 2010 contributions
- Goldwater Institute "2012 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's 50th Legislature, First Regular Session," August 15, 2012
|Arizona House, District 4
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|Arizona State Senator, District 4
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