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Jimmy Jeffress
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Arkansas State Senate District 24
Former officeholder
In office
2001-January 10, 2013
Base salary$15,869 per year
Per diem$136 per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 2002
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives
Crossett City Council
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas, Monticello (1971)
Master'sUniversity of Louisiana, Monroe (1986)
Date of birthSeptember 19, 1947
Place of birthMonticello, Arkansas
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Office website
Jimmy Jeffress (b. September 19, 1947) was a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 24 from 2001 to 2013.

Jeffress was a member of the Crossett City Council from 1987 to 1993. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1997 to 2000.

He earned his BME from the University of Arkansas, Monticello, in 1971. He went on to receive his MME from the University of Louisiana, Monroe, in 1986. Jeffress was a Justice of the Peace for Ashley County Quorum Court from 1995 to 1996. He also worked as a Teacher for Crossett Public Schools from 1971 to 1999.

Jeffress will be ineligible to run for re-election to the Arkansas State Senate in 2012 due to term limits.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Claims


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



On November 4, 2008, Jeffress won re-election to the 24th District Seat in the Arkansas State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[1]

Jeffress raised $52,825 for his campaign.[2]

Campaign donors

2010 (Off-cycle)

Jeffress raised no money in the 2010 election cycle.


In 2008, Jeffress collected $52,825 in donations.[3]

His eight largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Stephens Group $3,000
Rural Arkansas Telecommunications $2,000
Arkansas Health Care Association $2,000
Friedkin Business Services $2,000
South Arkansas Telephone Co. $2,000
Wal-Mart $2,000
Michael S. Morton $2,000
Philip Morris $2,000

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Jeffress and his wife, Candace, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arkansas State Senate District 24
Succeeded by
Keith Ingram (D)