Keith Ingram

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Keith Ingram
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Arkansas State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives District 53
2009-2013
Mayor of West Memphis
1987-1995
Personal
ProfessionRazorback Concrete
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Keith Ingram is a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Ingram served in the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the District 53 from 2009 to 2013. He formerly served as the mayor of West Memphis from 1987 to 1995.

Biography

Ingram earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Mississippi. His professional experience includes working for Razorback Concrete.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Insurance and Commerce, Vice Chair
Legislative Council
Joint Performance Review
Legislative Facilities
Legislative Joint Auditing
Efficiency

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Ingram's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1036 - "TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION AT RESTAURANTS LOCATED IN THE SAME CITY AS A LARGE ATTENDANCE FACILITY."
  • HB 1807 - "AN ACT TO PROTECT ARKANSAS CONSUMERS AND TO ENSURE CONSISTENT MANUFACTURER'S PRICING OF BEER, ALE, AND MALT BEVERAGES ACROSS THE STATE."
  • HB 2153 - "AN ACT CONCERNING GREYHOUND RACING."

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

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2014

Ingram is considering a run for Governor of Arkansas in 2014.[1]

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Ingram ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 25. Ingram defeated District 16 incumbent Jack Crumbly in the May 22 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the November 6, 2012 general election.[2][3][4]

Arkansas State Senate District 24 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Ingram 60.6% 6,119
Jack Crumbly 39.4% 3,986
Total Votes 10,105

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ingram won re-election to the 53rd district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition in the May 18 primary.[5] He defeated Roger Sumpter in the November 2 general election.[6]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 53 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Ingram (D) 3,901
Roger Sumpter (I) 2,292

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ingram won election to the 53rd District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[7]

Ingram raised $30,950 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Keith Ingram's campaign in 2010
Delaware North Companies$4,000
Southland Racing Corp$3,000
M & W$2,000
Arkansas Distributing Co$2,000
P P S Co D/B/A Tobacco Warehouse$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $76,472

2008

Below are Ingram's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[9]

Contributor 2008 total
Stephens Group $2,000
Alltel Corp $1,000
Flash Market Inc $1,000
Arkansas Distributing Co LLC $1,000
Carlson Bancshares Inc $1,000

Personal

Ingram has a wife, Betty.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jimmy Jeffress (D)
Arkansas State Senate District 24
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 53
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Homer Lenderman (D)