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Arkansas Democrats For Congress

Congress Can Work For You Vote after vote, Arkansas’s Congressional delegation consistently fails to put Arkansas families first. It’s time to press reset and send a new delegation to Washington D.C. Joyce Elliott, Celeste Williams, and William Hanson are running to make Arkansas a better place to call home.                         …

IMPEACHMENT!

The United States House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction. “The U.S. House of Representatives found evidence to move forward with an indictment of President Trump, with a trial to follow in the U.S. Senate. Any partisan labels aside, failure to follow the U.S. Constitution is an indictable offense that merits …

Democrats Vote YES To Lower Prescription Costs, Arkansas GOP Votes NO

There’s good news, a majority of the U.S. House voted Thursday to pass a bold, practical bill to lower prescription drug costs for seniors. This prescription drug plan would reign in some of the worst practices of the drugmaking industry, and put the lives of seniors first. Unfortunately, Arkansas’s Republican Congressmen voted against lower drug prices for seniors.  This plan …

Democrats Vote YES On Voting Rights Act, Arkansas GOP Opposes

Who Votes Against The Right To Vote? It’s hard to believe but Arkansas’s Republican Congressmen just voted against a bill to restore critical parts of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act, America’s signature legislation protecting voters of color. Why are Rep. French Hill, Bruce Westerman, Rick Crawford, and Steve Womack voting to make it harder for people to vote? The fact of …

Democratic Party of Arkansas Provides Update on U.S. Senate Race

LITTLE ROCK — Please see the update below and additional attachments regarding the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas. — “After exhaustive and careful examination with our legal counsel and our party leaders and without additional information from Mr. Mahony, the Democratic Party of Arkansas will not be able to field a candidate for United States Senate,” said Chairman Michael John Gray. “The narrow …

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. …