Larry Cowling

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Larry Cowling
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 2
Former officeholder
In office
2007 - January 10, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Personal
ProfessionFarmer/Owner, Cowling Farm and Trucking
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry Cowling was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 2nd District from 2007 to 2013.

Cowling owns his own business, Cowling Farm and Trucking.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Review, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Complaints and Remediation
  • Subcommittee on Income Taxes-Personal and Corporate
  • Subcommittee on Sales, Use, Miscellaneous Taxes and Exemptions
  • Subcommittee on House State Agencies and Reorganization

2009-2010

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

  • Subcommittee on Motor Vehicle and Highways
  • Subcommittee on State Agencies and Reorganization

Issues

Cowling's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1437 - "TO REQUIRE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER VERIFICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TITLE ON REPOSSESSED MOTOR VEHICLE."
  • HB 1905 - "TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT."
  • HB 2166 - "TO EXEMPT THE PARTS AND LABOR FOR AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT FROM SALES AND USE TAX."

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

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Cowling ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 11. Cowling was defeated by current District 21 incumbent Steve Harrelson in the May 22 Democratic primary. [2][3]

Arkansas State Senate District 11 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Harrelson 54.7% 3,613
Larry Cowling 45.3% 2,996
Total Votes 6,609

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cowling won re-election to the 2nd district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.[4]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cowling won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Cowling raised $16,225 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

2010

Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Larry Cowling's campaign in 2010
Cowling, Larry$1,850
Stephens Group$1,500
Wal-Mart$1,000
A-Tape$1,000
Arkansas Health Care Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $16,100

2008

Below are Cowling's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
Stephens Group $1,500
Arkansas Health Care Assoc $1,000
American Electric Power $750
Southwestern Energy Co $750
Friedkin Business Services $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 2
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Lane Jean (R)