James Hill - REP Incumbent

Financial Strength

Raised ($): $2,934,565

Cash on Hand ($): $46,781

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Assumed congressional office in 2015. Former Career: Businessman. Education: Vanderbilt University, UCLA Anderson School of Management. Currently resides in Little Rock. James French Hill is the Republican Representative for Arkansas’s 2nd congressional district. He attended Vanderbilt University graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. He later attended the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management where he earned a certified corporate director designation. Hill served in President George H. W. Bush’s administration as executive secretary to the President’s Economic Policy Council and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Corporate Finance. Hill founded and was the CEO and chairman of the Board Delta Trust and Banking Corporation in Little Rock until its acquisition by Simmons First Bank. He was elected in the 2014 election and took office on January 3, 2015. Since his election in 2014 he has voted with his party in 97 percent of votes so far in the current session of Congress and voted in line with President Trump’s position in 100 percent of the votes in the early weeks of the administration. In May, 2017, he voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and to pass the American Health Care Act. Hill voted in support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Hill is a supporter of Americans’ 2nd Amendment right to bear arms, and he was an original cosponsor of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. He resides in Little Rock and is married with two children.

Age: 63

Years In Office: 5

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