|Member of the Alaska Senate|
from the F district
|Assumed office |
January 22, 2017
|Preceded by||Bill Stoltze|
|Member of the Alaska House of Representatives|
from the 11 district
April 30, 2012 (appointed), elected November 6, 2012 – January 22, 2017
|Preceded by||Carl Gatto|
|Succeeded by||DeLena Johnson|
|Born||January 6, 1958|
|Alma mater||Cuyahoga Community College|
University of Alaska Anchorage
Shelley Hughes (born January 6, 1958 in Canton, Ohio) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Alaska State Senate, serving since 2017. Hughes was previously a member of the Alaska House of Representatives from January 18, 2013 until January 22, 2017, representing District F.
- 2012 With Democratic Representative David Guttenberg running for the District 8 seat, Hughes won the District 8 August 28, 2012 Republican Primary with 1,813 votes (71.89%), and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 6,183 votes (95.64%) against write-in candidates.
- Elections for the office of Alaska House of Representatives took place in 2014, however the districts has been changed by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and the previous seat (8) was updated to District 11. A primary election took place on August 19, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Pete P. LaFrance was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while District 8 incumbent Shelley Hughes was unopposed in the Republican primary. Hughes defeated LaFrance in the general election for the new District 11 seat with 5,268 (69.8%) of the vote; LaFrance had 2,275 (30.2%) of the vote.
- "Shelley Hughes". Juneau, Alaska: Alaska Legislature. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- "Representative Shelley Hughes' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- "State of Alaska 2012 Primary Election August 28, 2012 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- "State of Alaska 2012 General Election November 6, 2012 Official Results". Juneau, Alaska: State of Alaska Division of Elections. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- Official page at the Alaska Legislature
- Campaign site
- Profile at Vote Smart
- Shelley Hughes at 100 Years of Alaska's Legislature
- Appearances on C-SPAN
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