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Arkansas State Legislative Candidates


Arkansas State Legislative Candidates

Dear Supporter,

Campaign for Liberty gave candidates for State House and Senate an opportunity to provide a straight answer to the following questions.  The candidates’ answers can be seen below the list of questions.


  1. Will you oppose efforts to cooperate with a national ID card system and vote to block all state funding for and cooperation with any national ID scheme including Real ID and Pass ID programs?
  2. Do you oppose the use of unmanned devices being used for law enforcement and used in order to fine citizens?
  3. Will you support a “Constitutional Carry” bill that would allow any law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm concealed without a permit?
  4. Will you support legislation to nullify ObamaCare and authorize state and local law enforcement to arrest federal officials attempting to implement the unconstitutional health care scheme known as ObamaCare?
  5. Will you support legislation to end the use of “no knock” warrants?
  6. Will you support legislation that would allow TSA agents to be charged with sexual assault if they use invasive “pat-down” procedures?
  7. Do you oppose taking federal money to create a state health insurance exchange?


State House “Y”=Yes “N”=No “+”=Will Sponsor
District Party First Last City Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7
1 R Mary P. Hickerson Texarkana
2 R Lane Jean Magnolia
3 R Sharon Wright Hope Y Y N Y Y
3 D James B. Talley Hope
4 R Daniel A. Linnett Ashdown Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
4 D Fonda Hawthorne Ashdown
5 D David Fielding Magnolia
6 R Matthew Shepherd El Dorado
6 I Peter S. Cyphers El Dorado
7 D John A. Baine El Dorado
8 D Jeff R. Wardlaw Warren
9 D Sheilla E. Lampkin Monticello
9 R Gary Meggs Monticello Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
10 R Charles Roberts Rison
10 D Mike Holcomb Pine Bluff
11 D Mark D. McElroy Tillar
12 D Chris Richey Helena
13 R Garland Derden Stuttgart
13 D David Hillman Almyra
14 D Walls McCrary Lonoke
15 R Ken Bragg Sheridan
15 D Charles E. Tadlock Sheridan
16 D James L. Word Pine Bluff
17 D Henry Wilkins Pine Bluff
18 R Richard Womack Arkadelphia
18 D Fred W. Harris Arkadelphia
19 D Nate Steel Nashville
20 R Nate Bell Mena
20 D Lewis Diggs Bonnerdale Y Y N Y Y Y
21 R Terry Rice Waldron
22 R Bruce Westerman Hot Springs Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
23 R Ann B. Clemmer Benton
24 R Bruce Cozart Hot Springs Y Y Y Y Y Y
24 D Jimmie L. Harmon Hot Springs
25 D John T. Vines Hot Springs
25 R Michael A. Jones Hot Springs N N N Y+ N N Y+
26 R Loy Mauch Bismarck
26 D David Kizzia Malvern
27 R Andy Mayberry Hensley
28 R Kim D. Hammer Benton
28 D Barbara Nix Benton
29 D Fredrick Love Little Rock
30 D Charles L. Armstrong Little Rock
31 R Andy Davis Little Rock Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
31 D Tom Formicola Little Rock
32 R Allen W. Kerr Little Rock
32 D Barbara Graves Little Rock
33 D Warwick Sabin Little Rock
34 D John W. Walker Little Rock
35 D John C. Edwards Little Rock
35 R Patrice Wolfe Little Rock
36 D Darrin L. Williams Little Rock
37 D Eddie L. Armstrong North Little Rock
38 R Dean DiMichele North Little Rock
38 D Patti Julian North Little Rock
38 I Bill M. Laman North Little Rock
38 L Debrah Standiford North Little Rock Y Y N Y+ Y N Y+
39 R Mark D. Lowery Maumelle
39 D Kelly Halstead Maumelle
40 R Douglas House Jacksonville
40 D Steven R. McNeely Little Rock
41 R Alan L. Pogue Sherwood Y N Y N Y Y Y
41 D Jim Nickels Sherwood
41 I Jim George Sherwood
42 D Mark W. Perry Jacksonville
43 R Davy Carter Cabot
44 R Joe Farrer Austin
44 D Judy Riley El Paso
45 R Jeremy Gillam Judsonia
45 G Travis Mason Beebe
46 R Mark Biviano Searcy
46 D Kyle Osborne Searcy
47 D Jody Dickinson Newport
48 D Reginald Murdock Marianna
49 D Marshall Wright Forrest City
50 D Hudson Hallum Marion
50 G Fred Smith Crawfordsville
51 D Deborah Ferguson West Memphis
51 L Rodger Paxton Marion Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
52 R John K. Hutchison Harrisburn
52 D L.J. Bryant Grubbs
53 D Homer Lenderman Brookland
54 D Wes Wagner Manila
55 D Monte Hodges Blytheville
56 D Joe Jett Success
57 R Wesley R. Eddington Paragould
57 D Mary Broadaway Paragould
57 I Ronnie C. Spence Paragould Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
58 R Jon Hubbard Jonesboro
58 D Harold Copenhaver Jonesboro
59 D Butch Wilkins Bono
59 R John R. Cooper Bono
60 D James Ratliff Imboden
60 R Ronald Cavenaugh Walnut Ridge
61 R Lori Benedict Sturkie Y Y Y Y Y
61 D Scott Baltz Pocahontas
62 D Tommy Wren Melbourne
62 R Roger Delffs Evening Shade Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
63 D James McLean Batesville
63 R Charlie Fuqua Batesville Y Y Y+ Y+ Y+ Y Y+
64 R John R. Payton Heber Springs
64 I Dennis Knapp Prim
65 R Jeff Croswell Morrilton Y+ Y Y+ Y Y Y Y+
65 D Tommy Thompson Morrilton
66 R Josh Miller Heber Springs
66 D Jeffrey M. Pistole Clinton
67 R Stephen Meeks Greenbrier
67 D Samuel C. Lane Greenbrier
68 R Robert E. Dale Dover
69 D Betty Overbey Lamar
69 R Dwight Hoyle Clarksville
70 R David Meeks Conway
70 D Cody Bassham Conway
71 R Andrea Lea Russellville
72 R Rocky Lawrence Conway
72 D Stephen Magie Conway
73 D John Wayne Catlett Rover
73 R Mary Bentley Perryville
74 R Jon S. Eubanks Paris
74 D Daniel Wall Booneville
75 R Charlotte V. Douglas Alma
75 D Steven Breedlove Greenwood
76 R Robert D. Altes Fort Smith Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
77 R Stephanie Malone Fort Smith Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
77 D Doris M. Tate Fort Smith
78 D George B. McGill Fort Smith
79 R Gary Deffenbaugh Van Buren
80 R Charlene Fite Van Buren
80 D Jack W. Norton Cane Hill
81 R Justin T. Harris West Fork
81 D Wolf Grulkey Alma
82 D Leslee M. Post Ozark
82 R Bill Gossage Ozark
83 R David L. Branscum Marshall
84 R Charlie Collins Fayetteville
84 D Adella Gray Fayetteville
85 R Paul L. Graham Farmington Y Y Y+ Y Y Y Y
85 D David Whitaker Fayetteville
86 D Greg Leding Fayetteville
86 R Brian Scott Fayetteville Y N Y Y N Y Y
87 R Jonathan D. Barnett Siloam Springs
88 R Randy Alexander Fayetteville Y Y Y+ Y Y Y
88 D Edwin Sugg Springdale
89 R Micah S. Neal Springdale
89 D Inez Y. Hernandez Springdale
90 R Les Carnine Rogers
91 R Dan M. Douglas Bentonville
92 R Mary Lou Slinkard Gravette
93 R Jim Dotson Bentonville Y Y Y Y Y Y+
94 R Debra M. Hobbs Rogers
95 R Sue Scott Pea Ridge
95 I Mark Moore Pea Ridge
96 R Duncan Baird Lowell
97 R Bob Ballinger Berryville Y+ Y Y+ Y+ Y Y+ Y+
97 D Robert Berry Eureka Springs
98 R John Burris Harrison
99 R Kelley Linck Yellville
99 I Anton Such Yellville
100 R Karen Hopper Mountain Home
State Senate
1 R Bart Hester Cave Springs
2 R Jim P. Hendren Gravette
3 R Cecile H. Bledsoe Rogers
4 D Uvalde Lindsey Fayetteville
5 R Bryan B. King Green Forest
6 R Gary D. Stubblefield Branch
6 D John P. Wells Paris
7 R Jon Woods Springdale Y Y Y+ Y Y Y Y
7 D Diana G. Worthen Springdale
8 R Jake C. Files Fort Smith Y Y Y Y Y Y
9 R Bruce Holland Greenwood Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
9 D Tracy Pennartz Fort Smith
10 D Larry R. Teague Nashville
11 D Steve Harrelson Texarkana
11 R Jimmy Hickey Texarkana
12 D Bruce Maloch Magnolia
13 D Mike Fletcher Hot Springs
13 R Alan Clark Lonsdale Y Y Y N Y Y
13 L Frank Gilbert Tull
14 R Bill Sample Hot Springs
15 R David J. Sanders Little Rock
15 D Johnny Hoyt Morrilton
16 R Michael Lamoureux Russellville
17 R Johnny R. Key Mountain Home Y Y Y Y
18 R Missy T. Irvin Mountain View Y Y Y Y+ Y Y Y
18 D William White Heber Springs
18 I Paul White Mountain View Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
19 D David W. Wyatt Batesville Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
19 R Linda Collins-Smith Pocahontas
20 D Robert F. Thompson Paragould
20 R Lowell B. Johnson Corning Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
21 D Paul Bookout Jonesboro
22 D David Burnett Osceola
23 R Tommy Caubble Wynne Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
23 D Jerry Brown Wynne
24 D Keith M. Ingram West Memphis
25 D Stephanie Flowers Pine Bluff
25 L David E. Dinwiddie Pine Bluff
26 R Mike Akin Monticello
26 D Eddie Cheatham Crossett
27 R Henry L. Frisby El Dorado
27 D Bobby J. Pierce Sheridan
28 R Jonathan Dismang Beebe
28 D Tiffany Rogers Stuttgart
29 R Eddie J. Williams Cabot
30 D Linda P. Chesterfield Little Rock
31 D Joyce Elliott Little Rock
31 L Glen Schwarz Little Rock
32 D David E. Johnson Little Rock
32 R James J. Sorvillo Little Rock Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
33 R Jeremy Y. Hutchinson Little Rock
34 R Jane English Jacksonville
34 D Barry Hyde North Little Rock
35 R Stanley J. Rapert Conway
35 D Linda S. Tyler Conway