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2014 U.S. Senate
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|Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas|
|January 11, 2011|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Predecessor||Bill Halter (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 terms|
|Bachelor's||Ouachita Baptist University|
|Place of birth||Fort Smith, Arkansas|
Darr's first term expires in January 2015. He is eligible to seek re-election in 2014, but as of May 2013, Darr is still mulling over a possible bid for U.S. House representing Arkansas' 4th congressional district, or for a second term as lieutenant governor.
Prior to entering politics, Darr was a businessman and insurance agent.
Darr is a licensed insurance agent and co-owner of The MAD Pizza Company located in Rogers, Arkansas. He earned his bachelor's degree from Ouachita Baptist University.
- Ouachita Baptist University (B.A.)
Lieutenant Governor (2011-Present)
Darr was first elected Lieutenant Governor in 2010, taking office in January 2011. He was selected to serve on the National Lieutenant Governor's Association (NLGA) Executive Committee as well as the NLGA's Policy Resolutions Committee. He was also chosen by NLGA to represent Arkansas at the 110th China Import and Export Fair.
Darr is eligible for re-election but has not yet declared whether he will seek another term as Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas in 2014. He had been considered as an early potential candidate for governor, but ultimately decided against entering the gubernatorial race and endorsed U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson for the Republican nomination instead.
|Arkansas Lieutenant Governor, 2010|
|Election Results via Arkansas Secretary of State|
Comprehensive donor information for Mark Darr is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Mark Darr raised a total of $131,268 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.
|Mark Darr's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas||$23,894|
|2010||Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas||$107,374|
|Grand Total Raised||$131,268|
Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Mark Darr's donors each year. Click [show] for more information.
|Mark Darr's Campaign Contributions|
Arkansas Lieutenant Governor
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$757,929 (Democratic)|
|Top 5 contributors||Matt and Melissa Keil||$4,000|
|Scott and Rene Proctor||$4,000|
|Arkansas Republican Party||$2,500|
|Dwight and Diane Cole||$2,400|
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Darr and his wife, Kim, have two children, Madison and Cooper.
- Arkansas' Lieutenant Governor website
- Mark Darr for Lt. Governor campaign site
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Mark Darr on Facebook
- Mark Darr on Twitter
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Lieutenant Governor of Arkasnas "Mark's Bio" Accessed September 19, 2012
- Arkansasonline, "Darr won’t run for governor in ’14, backs Hutchinson," February 12, 2013
- Talk Business, "McDaniel Releases Internal Poll: Winning Primary, Trouble in General," December 13, 2012
- KFSM 5newsonlines.com, "Mark Darr Eyeing Congressional Race," May 13, 2013
- Arkansas Constitution, "Amendment 6," accessed July 6, 2011.
- Project Vote Smart, "Lieutenant Governor Mark Darr's Biography," accessed June 25, 2013
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2010 General Election & Non Partisan Judicial Runoff Election," accessed March 27, 2013
- Follow the Money, "Career Fundraising for Mark Darr," accessed June 25, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
Bill Halter (D)
|Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas
2011 - present
| Succeeded by|
State of Arkansas
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