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Democratic Party of Arkansas Statement On Unrest At The Nation’s Capitol

The nation’s Capitol is in lockdown after being stormed by pro-Trump, anti-democracy rioters. This unprecedented, dangerous situation is ongoing. DPA Chairman Michael John Gray >>> “Every Senator. Every Congressman. Every leader that has incited this violence bears responsibility. This is a direct result of their failure to lead and their desire to achieve relevance by fanning the flames of division. …

AR Vaccine Plan Must Prioritize Educators

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’s COVID vaccine plan is still in its beginning stages, far short of the number of doses needed. Our state’s eventual plan needs to prioritize medical workers, nursing home residents, and also the educational staff and professionals who put themselves at risk on a daily basis. “The people of Arkansas deserve a clear, straightforward plan on COVID …

Build Back Better: Arkansas Democrats Elect New Executive Committee

Election results are in for our new Executive Committee! Thank you to all who ran for stepping up to lead our Democratic Party of Arkansas, thank you to our outgoing E.C. members who dedicated countless hours to building our party and supporting our candidates and elected officials, and thank you to our State Committee members for engaging with the process …

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 …

Arkansas Democrats Elect New National Committee Members

The Democratic Party of Arkansas is building toward a better Arkansas. At Saturday’s State Committee meeting, 200-plus members elected the party’s two Democratic National Committee members. Johnnie Roebuck and Jay Barth were elected to serve as Arkansas’s representatives to the Democratic National Committee. “Democrats in Arkansas are ready to build back and to take ownership of our party,” said Democratic …

Arkansas Democrats Respond To Governor’s Statewide Address

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson gave a televised prime-time statewide address on Thursday regarding what the Trump White House calls the “unyielding” spread of COVID in Arkansas due to a lack of sufficient public health measures. The governor offered sound advice ahead of the Holidays, praised first responders, gave credit to all Arkansans for enduring this time, and reinforced …

Westerman & Crawford Sign Phony Election Claims Letter For Trump

Representatives Bruce Westerman and Rick Crawford have gone off the deep end. They’re throwing in their hats with conspiracy theorists who believe Donald Trump won the Presidential election. It’s a new low point for Arkansans in the First and Fourth Congressional districts, to be represented by two office holders who have failed this basic test of leadership. Crawford and Westerman …