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Rep. John Walker, Storied Civil Rights Leader and Public Advocate, Passes Away

Arkansas mourns the loss of a civil rights hero and celebrates his legacy. LITTLE ROCK — On Monday, Arkansans awoke to the devastating news of State Representative John Walker’s passing. Though we mourn his death, we can collectively celebrate his rich legacy.  “We are all saddened to learn that our colleague has died, someone I considered a personal friend,” said …

Filing Period Overview & Documents – Arkansas

Hi Party Leaders, The filing period for the 2020 election is just a few weeks away. We are seeing a lot of excitement building and are looking forward to working with you to advance our party forward. As a quick reminder, the filing period will last from Monday, November 4, 2019 at 12:00pm until Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 12:00pm. …

October 16 – Introducing ArkDems Delegate Selection Newsletter

This email was sent on October 16, 2019. To sign up for this email newsletter, please click here. Fellow Democrat! The 2020 Election is just around the corner. But the work of bettering our state is already well underway. One of the most crucial decisions that Arkansas Democrats will make is who we send as delegates to the National Convention …

Saturday, October 26 >> Executive & State Committee Meetings

Democratic Party of Arkansas To Hold October Executive & State Committee Meeting WHAT: The Democratic Party of Arkansas will hold its statewide Executive and State Committee meeting. On the agenda for this meeting will be a general session with reports from all the Party Officers and Standing Committees. In addition, there will be three breakout sessions. WHO: Democrats from all …

Arkansas GOP In A Mess Over Impeachment

Arkansas’s elected Republicans can’t get on the same page over Trump’s behavior… [Check out the latest on Trump’s impeachment investigation here from CBS News]  The Republican Party leadership in Arkansas has said everything ranging from “continue the investigation” to invoking the president’s language of a “total witch hunt.” “The Arkansas GOP can’t make up their minds on the president. Governor …