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Jake C. Files
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Arkansas State Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives
1998-2002
Education
Bachelor'sArkansas State University
Personal
BirthdayMarch 27, 1972
Place of birthNorman, Oklahoma
ProfessionAccountant
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jake C. Files (b. March 27, 1972) is a Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Files served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002. He ran for re-election in 2004 but was denied.

Biography

Files earned his B.S. in Accounting from Arkansas State University in 1994. His professional experience includes working as an Accountant for Baldor Electric Company, Vice President of Development for ERC Properties, an Accountant Fort Smith Christian School, and owner of FFH Construction, LLC.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Revenue and Taxation, Chair
Joint Budget
Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs
Economic and Tax Policy
Legislative Joint Auditing
Efficiency

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Files ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 8. Files ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

2010

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2010

Files defeated Jim Medley and Frank Glidewell in the primary and primary runoff, respectively. He then ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Arkansas State Senate, District 13 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jake C. Files (R) 2,555
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Glidewell (R) 2,392
Jim Medley (R) 1,470
Arkansas State Senate, District 13 Rep Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jake C. Files (R) 2,463
Frank Glidewell (R) 1,822

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Files raised $80,275 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Mitchell, Kelly $8,000
Walters, Bill $2,000
Wilson & Associates $2,000
Ffh Of 28Th Street Llc $2,000

Personal

Files and his wife, Michaela, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cecile Bledsoe (R)
Arkansas State Senate District 8
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Denny Altes
Arkansas State Senate District 13
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Alan Clark (R)