Eddie Armstrong

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Eddie Armstrong
Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
from the 37th[1] district
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded by Kathy Webb
Personal details
Born North Little Rock, Arkansas
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence North Little Rock, Arkansas
Alma mater University of Arkansas

Eddie L. Armstrong III[2] (born in North Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Arkansas House of Representatives representing District 37 since January 14, 2013. He was the House Minority Leader from 2015 to 2017, when he was succeeded by David Whitaker.

As minority leader, he worked opposite Republican then Majority Leader Ken Bragg of Grant County. In 2010, he was active in the failed reelection bid waged by the Democrat Blanche Lincoln for the United States Senate. Lincoln lost to Republican John Boozman.

Education[edit]

Armstrong earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 When District 37 Representative Kathy Webb left the Legislature and left the seat open, Armstrong won the three-way May 22, 2012 Democratic Primary with 964 votes (58.4%),[3] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddie L. Armstrong". Little Rock, Arkansas: Arkansas House of Representatives. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Eddie Armstrong III's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Arkansas State Primary Election May 22, 2012". Little Rock, Arkansas: Secretary of State of Arkansas. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Arkansas State General Election November 6, 2012". Little Rock, Arkansas: Secretary of State of Arkansas. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 

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