Shane Broadway

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Shane Broadway
Member of the Arkansas Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
2003–2009
Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
from the 46th district
In office
1996–2002
Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
2001–2003
Preceded by Bob Johnson
Succeeded by Herschel W. Cleveland
Personal details
Born (1972-08-30) August 30, 1972 (age 45)
Benton, Arkansas
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Debbie
Residence Bryant, Arkansas
Alma mater Arkansas State University
Occupation Businessman
Website ShaneBroadway.com

Shane Broadway (born August 30, 1972) is a former Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives and former director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. He is currently the Vice-President for Governmental Relations at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Personal life and education[edit]

Broadway attended Arkansas State University, graduating in 1994. He has a wife, Debbie.[1]

Career[edit]

Broadway was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1996, serving until 2002. He became Speaker of the Arkansas House during his tenure. Broadway was elected to the Arkansas Senate in 2002 and was re-elected in 2006.[2] In 2010, Broadway ran for Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, but lost by two points to Mark Darr.[3] In 2011, Broadway was appointed to be the interim director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shane Broadway's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Shane Broadway". Arkansas State Legislature. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "For incoming No. 2, politics new territory GOP's Darr eager to start state work". Arkansas Online. November 14, 2010. Retrieved November 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ Brawner, Steve (7 March 2013). "Broadway Could Be Permanent Higher Ed Director If Bill Passes". Talk Business Arkansas. Retrieved 19 September 2013. 

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