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Executive Committee Candidates

1st Congressional District Female Filers Mattie Lee Allison I have worked with the Democratic Party in various capacities for the past 35 yrs. I would like to serve on the Executive Committee because I have many qualities being a “go-getter” when it comes to the Election Process. I am known to be able to work with all people regardless of …

AR Legislature Gets Ready To Work

There’s good reason to start paying attention to the upcoming session of the Arkansas Legislature. Our lawmakers are just now laying the groundwork, jockeying for committee assignments, and getting ready to file bills to put forward the conversations we need to be having and to deliver meaningful results for our families and the state of Arkansas. The session starts in January …

FLIPPED: Ashley Hudson Leads By 25 Votes For State House

Every vote counts. Ashley Hudson is on the verge of FLIPPING her district blue and WINNING her race for the Arkansas House. Her team refused to let a single ballot be left on the table and ensured that every voter in her district would have their vote counted. Together, with the help of volunteers, campaign members, pro-voting organizations, and some work from …

Task Force Falls Short: Fails To Support Arkansas Workers & Families

LITTLE ROCK — Governor Asa Hutchinson’s latest task force to address COVID is a small effort toward acknowledging the unmitigated spread of COVID in Arkansas, however its limited scope fails to address the needs, security, and prosperity of Arkansas families. “The people of Arkansas didn’t elect a task force, they elected a Governor. Leadership means making tough decisions even when …

A Veterans Day Message For Arkansas

Veterans Day is a day for all Americans to take a moment to be grateful, to reflect upon the tremendous costs and sacrifices endured by too many, and to honor those who have served our nation in uniform. Let’s embrace this day with solemn pride, gratitude, and a sense of purpose for what we as a free nation can achieve toward …

God Bless America: Joe Biden Wins The Presidential Election

Joe Biden is the next President of the United States of America. Kamala Harris has made history with her election to Vice President. The Democratic ticket has won the electoral college and the popular vote. “Our nation has come together to choose a path of kindness, decency, and respect. This is a path that includes all Americans — Democrats, Republicans, …

Day After: Absentee Ballots Still Being Counted

More than 5,000 ballots, in Pulaski County alone, have yet to be officially counted. This has a potential to impact several races including the election for House District 32 (west Little Rock) and House District 38 (North Little Rock). Approximately 1,200 are remake ballots and 4,500 are irregular absentee ballots. Those ballots are being evaluated now by the Pulaski County …