Linda Chesterfield

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Linda Pondexter Chesterfield
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Arkansas State Senate District 30
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
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)
Prior offices
Arkansas House of Representatives
2002-2008
Education
Bachelor'sHendrix college
Personal
Place of birthHope, Arkansas
ProfessionRetired educator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda Pondexter Chesterfield is a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 30. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010. She served as Assistant President Pro Tempore for the 2nd District.

Chesterfield served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 2002 to 2008. Chesterfield has served as President of the Little Rock School Board.

Biography

Chesterfield's professional experience includes working as an educator and a Consultant.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Joint Energy, Chair
Legislative Joint Auditing, Vice Chair
Legislative Council
Public Health, Welfare and Labor
Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs
Children and Youth
Economic and Tax Policy

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Chesterfield ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 30. Chesterfield ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

2010

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2010

Chesterfield defeated Jay Barth in the May 18 primary. She then ran unopposed in the general election.[4][5]

Arkansas State Senate, District 34 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Pondexter Chesterfield (D) 4,588
Jay Barth (D) 2,769

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Chesterfield raised $97,223 in contributions. [6]

Her five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Arkansas Health Care Association $8,000
Chesterfield, Linda Pondexter $2,626
Arkansas Realtors Association $2,000
Morton, Michael S $2,000
Nursing & Rehabilitation Center At Good Shepherd $2,000

Personal

Chesterfield has a husband, Emry.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gilbert Baker (R)
Arkansas State Senate District 30
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Tracy Steele
Arkansas State Senate District 34
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Jane English (R)