|Arkansas State Senate District 6|
|Arkansas House of Representatives|
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.
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.
- Legislative Council, Arkansas Assembly
- Insurance and Commerce Committee, Arkansas House
- Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee, Arkansas House
- Subcommittee on Administrative Rules and Regulations
- Subcommittee on Health Services
- Subcommittee on Hospital and Medicaid Study
- Subcommittee on Insurance (Vice Chair)
- 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.
|Arkansas State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Paul Wells||44.6%||11,424|
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.
Wells raised $39,978 for his campaign.
Below are Wells's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Keil & Goodson P A||$2,000|
|Rural Arkansas Telecommunications||$2,000|
|Arkansas Healthcare Assoc||$2,000|
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Facebook page
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wells
- Arkansas Secretary of State "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 7, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed December 20, 2013
- General election results
- 2008 general election results, Arkansas
- Arkansas House spending, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
|Arkansas House District 84
| Succeeded by|
Jon S. Eubanks
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