Arkansas State Representative

David Whitaker

Democrat  •  85th District 91st General Assembly
Party
Democrat
Past Service
First Term House 2013, 2015, Minority Leader 2017
Seniority
24
Religion
Independent Christian
Occupation
Attorney
Download Headshot
David Whitaker
About Rep. Whitaker

Rep. David Whitaker is serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He represents District 85 which includes a portion of Washington County.

For the 91st General Assembly, he serves on House Judiciary Committee, the House Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development Committee, the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, and the Joint Committee on Advanced Communications and Information Technology.

Rep. Whitaker graduated cum laude from University of Mary Washington.  He went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University Of Arkansas School Of Law in Fayetteville.  He served as Staff Sergeant for the United States Air Force.

Rep. Whitaker was recognized in 2006 with the Outstanding Government Attorney Award.  He was also named Distinguished Legislator by the Arkansas Municipal League in 2013 and 2015. He was named Legislative Champion by Citizens First Congress in 2015.

Rep. Whitaker has two daughters.  He resides in Fayetteville with his wife, Lisa.


Elected Terms

2019 (Jan 1st, 2019 — Dec 31st, 2020) 2017 (Jan 1st, 2017 — Dec 31st, 2018)

Newsroom

Daily Summary for January 15
Daily Summary for January 15

It was another historic day in the House Chamber as all newly elected constitutional office took the...


Contact Representative Whitaker

David Whitaker
david.whitaker@arkansashouse.org


717 North Lewis Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-236-8313