Lance Pruitt

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Lance Pruitt
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Alaska House of Representatives District 25
In office
January 24, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 4
Majority Leader, Alaska House of Representatives
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Office website
Lance Pruitt is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. As of the 2013 session, Pruitt serves as State House Majority Leader.


Pruitt's professional experience includes working as a small business owner, manager of FedEx Ground, and the general manager of Sears Logistics.

Committee assignments


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

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Health & Social Services
Economic Development, Trade & Tourism
Legislative Council


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pruitt served on the following committees:[1]


Campaign themes


Pruitt's website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Long-term Reliable Energy
Excerpt: "Energy is a key element to a strong and thriving economy. We need to make sure that we have long term, reliable and affordable energy sources, especially energy that has predictability of price to the consumer."
  • Education
Excerpt: "We need to ensure that our children can get a world class education right here in the state. This all starts with keeping and maintaining high quality teachers."
  • Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "Extensive analysis of how much is being spent will be all that more important when, if or as the amount of funds available diminishes. We must continue to provide the programs and services that are necessary while staying within our means."
  • Workforce Development
Excerpt: "With projects like a future gas line looming on the horizon, we will need to make sure that the workforce present in Alaska is up to the challenge of making these projects a success."



See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pruitt ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 25. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Pruitt won re-election in the general election.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLance D. Pruitt Incumbent 51.3% 4,119
     Democratic Pete Petersen 48.5% 3,896
     Write-in Write-in 0.3% 22
Total Votes 8,037


See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pruitt was unopposed in the August 24 primary.[6] He defeated Democrat Barbara E. Norton and Libertarian Robert E. Clift in the November 2 general election.[7]

Alaska House of Representatives District 21 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lance Pruitt (R) 3,508
Barbara E. Norton (D) 2,771
Robert E. Clift (L) 189

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pruitt is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Pruitt raised a total of $172,897 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 2, 2013.[8]

Lance Pruitt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Alaska State House, District 25 Won $124,820
2010 Alaska State House, District 21 Won $48,077
Grand Total Raised $172,897


Pruitt won re-election to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pruitt raised a total of $124,820.


Pruitt won election to the Alaska House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pruitt raised a total of $48,077.


Pruitt is married and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Harry Crawford (D)
Alaska House of Representatives District 21
Succeeded by
Craig Johnson (R)