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Revision as of 08:59, 11 July 2013

Paul Bookout
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Arkansas State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore
2011-2013
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
1998-2004
Education
Bachelor'sArkansas State University
Personal
ProfessionFuneral Director
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paul Bookout (b. June 30, 1962) is a Democratic member of the Arkansas State Senate, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in April of 2006. He served as President Pro Tempore.

Bookout served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1998 to 2004.

Biography

Bookout's previous professional experience includes working as a funeral director.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Legislative Council, Chair
Public Health, Welfare and Labor, Vice Chair
Efficiency, Vice Chair
Joint Budget
Insurance and Commerce
Joint Energy
Game and Fish Commission Oversight
Economic and Tax Policy
Legislative Joint Auditing

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Bookout ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas Senate, District 21. Bookout 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

Bookout won re-election to the 14th district seat in 2010. He ran uncontested.[4]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Bookout won election to the 14th District Seat in the Arkansas State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Bookout raised $51,458 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Arkansas State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Bookout's campaign in 2010
Stephens Group$4,000
AT&T$2,000
Carter, Michael C$2,000
Kraft Foods$2,000
Wilson & Associates$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $105,850

2006

In 2006, Bookout collected $51,458 in donations.[7]

His six largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Southwestern Energy Co. $2,000
Arkansas Medical Society $2,000
Stephens Group $2,000
Arkansas Health Care Association $2,000
ALLTEL $1,708
AT&T $1,630

Personal

Bookout has a wife, Sheryl.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Harrelson (D)
Arkansas State Senate District 21
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Arkansas State Senate District 14
2006–2013
Succeeded by
Bill Sample (R)