John Wells

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John Wells
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Candidate for
Arkansas State Senate District 6
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives
2005-2011
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John Paul Wells was a candidate for District 6 of the Arkansas State Senate. He previously was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 84th District from 2005 to 2011.

Wells is a furniture store owner, and has served as an Alderman for the City of Paris, and a member of the Paris School Board.[1]

Issues

Wells's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 2036 - "TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE COST STABILIZATION ACT OF 2009."
  • HB 2038 - "TO CREATE THE INFORMED MEDICAL PATIENT ACT OF 2009."
  • HB 2258 - "REGARDING A SEX OFFENDER'S PLACE OF RESIDENCE UPON RELEASE FROM CUSTODY."

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

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Wells ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 6. Wells ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and was defeated by Gary Stubblefield (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Arkansas State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Stubblefield 55.4% 14,168
     Democratic John Paul Wells 44.6% 11,424
Total Votes 25,592

2010

Wells was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the Arkansas House of Representatives. He instead ran for District 6 of the Arkansas State Senate. He was defeated by Bruce Holland in the November 2 general election.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Wells won re-election to the 84th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[6]

Wells raised $39,978 for his campaign.[7]

Campaign donors

2008

Below are Wells's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[8]

Contributor 2008 total
Keil & Goodson P A $2,000
Rural Arkansas Telecommunications $2,000
Arkansas Health Care Assoc $2,000
Entergy $1,500
Ark Communications $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 84
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Jon S. Eubanks