Jay W. Dickey ( born December 14, 1939 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas) is an American politician. Between 1993 and 2001 he represented the fourth electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jay Dickey attended until 1957, Pine Bluff High School and then the Hendrix College. Subsequently, he studied until 1963 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Jura. After his were made in the same year admitted to the bar he began to work in Pine Bluff in this profession. Between 1968 and 1970 he was also a lawyer in his hometown. Later he gave some lectures at the University of Arkansas. In 1988 he was briefly special judge on his home state Supreme Court. He then worked again as a private lawyer. He was also owner of a business.
Politically, Dickey was a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1992 he was elected as the first Republican in the fourth district of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he became the successor of Beryl Anthony on January 3, 1993. After three elections Dickey was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2001, four legislative sessions. There he was at times a member of the Budget Committee and in some sub-committees. Dickey is considered conservative.
In 2000 he was defeated in the elections the Democrats Mike Ross. In 2002, Dickey ran unsuccessfully against Ross. He lost 40% to 60% of the vote. Today Jay Dickey leads the JD Consulting Co., a consulting firm that the Federal Government as a lobbying firm represents the interests of its clients in Washington in various fields.