DPA State Committee Meeting on April 15 in Fort Smith

The State Committee of the Democratic Party of Arkansas will meet on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 2 p.m. for its regular quarterly meeting. The committee will meet in person at Central Presbyterian Church, 2901 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901. Registration will open at 1:00 p.m. I have attached the official notice, draft agenda, and proxy form. REGISTER TO … Read More

Democratic House Caucus Holds 2022 Leadership Elections

State Representative Tippi McCullough Re-Elected Minority Leader LITTLE ROCK – The Democratic House Caucus held its biennial leadership elections on Thursday at the Democratic Party of Arkansas headquarters. The Democratic Caucus re-elected state Representative Tippi McCullough (Little Rock) as their Minority Leader – she is the first openly LGBTQ+ person to hold the position. “I’m honored to serve my colleagues … Read More

Democratic Party of Arkansas Hosts State Committee Meeting

LITTLE ROCK – The Democratic Party of Arkansas held its Second Quarter State Committee meeting on Saturday. The membership heard welcomes from State Representatives Nicole Clowney and Denise Garner and a prayer from Dr. Chris Jones, Democratic nominee for Governor. The meeting, originally planned as an in-person gathering in Fayetteville, was rescheduled to be held virtually. The main business of the meeting was … Read More

Arkansas Democrats Are Committed To Reproductive Rights

The Supreme Court could be about to overrule Roe. In Arkansas, the impact would be devastating. Democrats in Arkansas are ready to stand up and fight back. Add Your Name >> The majority of the U.S. Supreme Court that is prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade, potentially ending reproductive healthcare rights for pregnant people in America. “The leaked United States … Read More

New Congressional Maps Fail Legal Test: Drawn Based On Manipulating Racial Lines

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Legislature has sent new congressional district maps to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s desk that will certainly face swift legal action. The maps dissect Pulaski County into three different congressional districts based on the manipulation of boundaries along clear racial lines. State Sen. Joyce Elliott (Little Rock)  “Let’s state the obvious. The way these maps were drawn, by … Read More

WATCH: The Black Church and Progressivism – In Arkansas and the Nation

Progressive victories in Alabama in 2017 and Georgia in 2020 are just a part of the long history of the Black Church. The Church body and congregation have found refuge in the pews and community, establishing the ground zero for social justice. A new four-part PBS documentary explores this remarkable 400-year history. Watch the first episode for free below.  From PBS:  … Read More

2020-2022 Executive Committee Ballots

Only votes by members of the 2020-2022 State Committee will be counted. You may only vote for Executive Committee candidates that reside in the same congressional district as you. If you vote more than once, only your latest vote will count. Please submit your ballot by 5pm on Monday, December 14, 2020. If you have any technical issue, please contact … Read More