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Tommy Wren
Tommy Wren.jpg
Arkansas House of Representatives District 62
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 12, 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 limits3 terms (6 years)
Personal
BirthdayAugust 4, 1976
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tommy Wren (b. August 4, 1976) is a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 62. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Wren's professional experience includes working as a farmer and appraiser.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013
Insurance and Commerce, Chair
Joint Budget
Joint Performance Review
Revenue and Taxation
Management

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Tommy Wren was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Michelle Gray was unopposed in the Republican primary. Wren will face Gray in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wren was for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 62. Wren ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and defeated Roger Delffs (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Wren Incumbent 55.8% 6,219
     Republican Roger Delffs 44.2% 4,922
Total Votes 11,141

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Wren defeated Mike Cone and Darryl Sullivan in the May 18 primary. He then ran uncontested in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 71 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Wren (D) 2,552
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Cone (D) 1,801
Darryl Sullivan (D) 1,660
Arkansas House of Representatives, District 71 Dem Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Wren (D) 3,426
Mike Cone (D) 1,614

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wren is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Wren raised a total of $90,237 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 8, 2013.[8]

Tommy Wren's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Arkansas State House, District 62 Won $61,290
2010 Arkansas State House, District 71 Won $28,947
Grand Total Raised $90,237

2012

Wren won re-election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wren raised a total of $61,290.
Arkansas House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tommy Wren's campaign in 2012
Arkansas Health Care Association$4,000
Stephens Group$2,809
Arkansas Democrat Party$2,500
Wren, Tommy$2,239
Entergy$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$61,290
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Wren won election to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Wren raised a total of $28,947.

Scorecards

Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard

The Advance Arkansas Institute, an Arkansas-based nonprofit research and educational organization, released "Arkansas's Freedom Scorecard" in 2012 and 2013. The scorecard seeks to show how Arkansas legislators voted on the principles the Institute seeks to promote. It measures each state legislator in six categories, which include economic freedom, education reform, good government, personal liberty, small government and tax/budget policy. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute.[9] Wren received a score of 65% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 51st out of 97 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study. Wren received a score of 58% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 59th out of 99 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.

Personal

Wren has a wife, Ann.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Terry Rice (R)
Arkansas House District 62
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Eddie Cooper
Arkansas House District 71
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Andrea Lea (R)