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.


You are hereby notified that the draft of the Arkansas Delegate Selection Plan for the 2024 Democratic National Convention is available for your review. See the draft and its attachments here and submit your comments to delegateselection@arkdems.org.

Please note that there are anticipated additions to the business agenda; updates will be distributed to you as they are finalized. Be attentive to your email for more information in the coming weeks.

Staff is working hard to secure a reasonably priced hotel room block for Saturday night. More information about accommodations will be available by the end of this week.

After the State Committee meeting you’re invited to join our hosts, the Sebastian County Democrats, at Prohibition, the hippest speakeasy and social lounge in Fort Smith, for a reception and after-party. Suggested donation of $20. All are welcome! Donate here.

A special thank you to our refreshment sponsor for this meeting, CEJ Consultant, LLC. Read more about them in the notice!

We are asking State Committee members and guests to bring non-perishable food items and toiletries for donation to Hope Campus. Find more details, including a list of the most high-demand items, in the notice.

Please note that only members of the State Committee present in person will be recognized to speak, make motions, or vote. There will be no online voting for this meeting. See the attached notice for information about voting by proxy.

Thank you for your service to the Democratic Party and I look forward to seeing you in Fort Smith!

– Josh Price,

DPA Secretary