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Jimmy Hickey

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Jimmy Hickey
Jimmy Hickey, Jr..jpg
Arkansas State Senate District 11
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$148/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Jimmy Hickey, Jr. is a Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs
State Agencies and Governmental Affairs
Joint Performance Review
Legislative Joint Auditing



Hickey ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 11. Hickey ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and defeated incumbent Steve Harrelson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Arkansas State Senate, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJimmy Hickey, Jr. 52.5% 14,510
     Democratic Steve Harrelson Incumbent 47.5% 13,148
Total Votes 27,658

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hickey is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hickey raised a total of $123,406 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 6, 2013.[4]

Jimmy Hickey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State Senate, District 11 Won $123,406
Grand Total Raised $123,406


Hickey won election to the Arkansas State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hickey raised a total of $123,406.
Arkansas State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jimmy Hickey's campaign in 2012
Arkansas Healthcare Association$4,000
Dbh Management Consultants$4,000
Thomas, Denise$3,000
Arkansas Republican Party$2,500
Allen, Lisa M$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$123,406
Source:Follow the Money


See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Arkansas

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Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

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In 2013, the 89th Arkansas State Legislature was in session from January 14 through May 17.[5]

Legislators are scored on their votes on the principles the Advance Arkansas Institute seeks to promote: free markets, individual liberty and limited transparent government.
Legislators are scored on the bills that the CFC found most important.
Legislators are scored on the bills specifically supported by Arkansas Learns.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Thompson (D)
Arkansas State Senate District 11
Succeeded by