|Jimmy Dale Gazaway|
Arkansas State Representative for District 57 (Greene County)
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Mary Broadaway|
|Born|| December 30, 1980|
|Spouse(s)||Jessica L. Gazaway|
|Alma mater|| Arkansas State University|
William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Jimmy Dale Gazaway (born December 30, 1980) is an attorney from his native Paragould, Arkansas, who is a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 57, which encompasses Greene County in the eastern portion of his state.
Gazaway graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and received his law degree in 2006 from the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He has maintained a private law practice since 2008 and from 2008 to 2016 was a deputy prosecuting attorney in Greene County. He and his wife, Jessica L. Gazaway, an art teacher at Greene County Tech High School in Paragould, have one child, Julianna Gazaway.
Gazaway was elected to his House seat in 2016 to succeed the Democrat Mary Broadaway, also a Paragould attorney. Broadaway did not seek reelection. Gazaway serves on these House committees: (1) City, County, and Local Government, (2) Judiciary, and (3) Rules. A conservative Republican, Gazaway voted to ban abortions for sex-selection and supported the establishment of certain restrictions on abortion providers. He also co-sponsored the state law requiring personal identification as a condition for voting in Arkansas. Gazaway voted against the failed legislation to require Internet retailers to collect Arkansas state sales taxes. He also supported concealed carry of weapons on Arkansas college campuses.
- Jimmy D. Gazaway. Mylife.com. Retrieved on October 8, 2017.
- Jimmy Gazaway's Biography. Project Vote Smart (October 19, 2015). Retrieved on October 8, 2017.
- Gazaway Seeks GOP Nod in Arkansas House District 57. Talk Business Arkansas. Retrieved on October 8, 2017.
- Jimmy Gazaway's Voting Record. Project Vote Smart.