Richard Carroll

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Richard Carroll
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Arkansas House of Representatives
Former officeholder
In office
2009 – 2011
PartyDemocratic
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Richard Carroll was a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing the 39th District from 2009 to 2011. He switched from the Green Party to Democrat on May 1, 2009.

He worked as a boilermaker with the Union Pacific Railroad from 1993-2008.[1]

Committee assignments

Carroll's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 1246 - "AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING CERTIFICATION OF NEW POLITICAL PARTIES AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES."
  • HB 1247 - "AN ACT TO EXTEND THE THRESHOLD FOR A POLITICAL PARTY TO MAINTAIN ITS CERTIFIED POLITICAL PARTY STATUS TO INCLUDE RECEIVING A PERCENTAGE OF VOTES FOR ANY POSITION SUBJECT TO A STATEWIDE ELECTION."
  • HB 1863 - "AN ACT TO ENSURE PARTICIPATION BY NEW POLITICAL PARTY CANDIDATES AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES IN PUBLICLY FUNDED ELECTION DEBATES."

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

Elections

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carroll sought re-election to the 39th District seat in 2010. He was defeated in the May 18 primary by Tracy Steele, receiving 409 votes to Steele's 1,673.[2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Carroll won election to the 39th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[3]

Carroll raised $5,975 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
Arkansas AFL-CIO $1,000
Arkansas Realtors Assoc $1,000
Milton Cranford $350
Ble & T Arkansas PAC $300
United Transportation Union $300

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 39
2009-2011
Succeeded by
Tracy Steele