Mike Chenault

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Mike Chenault
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Alaska House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker, Alaska House of Representatives of Representatives
2011-Present
Compensation
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolKenai Central High School, 1975
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 25, 1957
Place of birthHobbs, NM
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Charles 'Mike' Chenault (b. February 25, 1957) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing District 28 since 2001. He is currently the Speaker of the House.[1]

Chenault serves as Vice President of the Qwick Construction Company Incorporated.

He is a member of the North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Board, Elks Club, Moose Lodge, and the North Peninsula Fire Service and Recreational Area.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor & Commerce
Rules
Legislative Council

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

  • HB 9 - "An Act relating to murder; authorizing capital punishment, classifying murder in the first degree as a capital felony, and allowing the imposition of the death penalty for certain murders; establishing sentencing procedures for capital felonies"
  • HB 93 - "An Act relating to unwanted telephone solicitations on a cellular or mobile telephone and making those calls to cellular or mobile telephones registered with the national do not call registry violations of the Alaska Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act."[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

Alaska House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles M. Chenault Incumbent 95.6% 6,274
     Write-in Write-in 4.4% 289
Total Votes 6,563

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chenault won re-election to the 34th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary.[7] He defeated Ray G. Southwell in the November 2 general election.[8]

Alaska House of Representatives District 34 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Chenault (R) 5,769
Ray G. Southwell (AI) 1,334

2008

In 2008 Chenault was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 34. Chenault (R) finished with 6,412 votes while his opponent Time Evans (D) finished with 2,408 votes.[9] Chenault raised $48,036 for his campaign fund.[10]

Alaska House of Representatives District 34
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Chenault (R) 6,412
Tim Evans (D) 2,408

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Chenault raised $40,380 in contributions. [11]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alaska Association Of Realtors $2,000
BP Alaska $2,000

2008

In 2008 Chenauls raised $48,036 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.a[12]

Contributor 2008 total
Tesoro Corp $2,000
Alaska Assoc of Realtors $2,000
BP Alaska $2,000
Associated General Contractors of Alaska $2,000
Alaska Auto Dealers Assoc $1,000

Personal

Chenault and his wife Tanna have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 28
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 34
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D)