Johnny Key

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Johnny Key
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Arkansas State Senate District 17
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Senate Minority Leader
2009-2010
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)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas (1991)
Personal
BirthdayDecember 9, 1968
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Johnny Key (b. December 9, 1968) is a Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He was previously Senate Minority Leader.

Key was a Justice of the Peace for Baxter County from 1997 to 2002. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 2003 to 2008.

Biography

Key earned his B.S. from the University of Arkansas in 1991. His professional experience includes working as the Owner of Open Arms Learning Center, Incorporated and an Engineer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Chair
Joint Budget, Vice Chair
Legislative Council
Insurance and Commerce
Public Retirement and Social Security Programs
Efficiency
Lottery Commission Legislative Oversight

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Key ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 17. Key ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Key won election to the 1st District Seat in the Arkansas State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Key raised $46,646 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010 (Off-cycle)

Key raised $198 in the 2010 election cycle.

2008

In 2008, Key collected $46,646 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Arkansas Health Care Association $4,298
Stephens Group $3,000
Wal-Mart $2,000
Rural Arkansas Telecommunications $2,000
Michael S. Morton $2,000

Personal

Key and his wife, Shannon, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
James Luker (D)
Arkansas State Senate District 17
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Arkansas State Senate District 1
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Bart Hester(R)