Libertarian Party of Arkansas

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Libertarian Party of Arkansas
Senate leader None
House leader None
Founded 1971
Ideology Libertarianism
National affiliation Libertarian Party (United States)
Colors a shade of Blue; Yellow

The Libertarian Party of Arkansas is the Arkansas affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chair is Jessica Paxton.

On May 18, 2011, under the leadership of chairman Rodger Paxton, the Libertarian Party of Arkansas submitted 16,139 signatures to the Arkansas Secretary of State, Mark Martin in the hopes of becoming an official political party in Arkansas and running candidates. On June 16, 2011, the Secretary of State certified the Libertarian Party of Arkansas as an official party in the state of Arkansas for the first time in history.

On April 14, 2012, the Libertarian Party of Arkansas (LPAR) nominated candidates for the 2012 election during their state convention. The LPAR nominated candidates to run in all four Congressional districts as well as candidates in several statewide and local races.

Among the LPAR’s nominated candidates:

National Office:

1st District House: Jessica Paxton, Marion

2nd District House: Chris Hayes, Little Rock

3rd District House: David Pangrac, Van Buren

4th District House: Robert “Bobby” Tullis, Mineral Springs

State Office:

State Senate District 13: Frank Gilbert, Tull

State Senate District 25: David Dinwiddie, Pine Bluff

State Senate District 31: Glen Schwarz, Little Rock

State Representative District 51: Rodger Paxton, Marion

Local Office:

Saline County Judge: Gordon Hall, Bryant

Constable, Sebastian County Upper Township: Steve Jones, Fort Smith

Crawford County Justice of the Peace: Crystal Pangrac, Van Buren

Constable, Henderson Township: William “Bill” House, Bonnerdale

Justice of the Peace, Sebastian County: Brian Leach, Fort Smith

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