Grimsley Graham

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Grimsley Graham
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Candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives, District 94
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolHall High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas (1970)
Master'sUniversity of Arkansas (1975)
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps
Years of service1972-1974
Personal
Place of birthMinneapolis, MN
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Grimsley Graham is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 94 of the Arkansas House of Representatives.

Biography

Graham earned his B.S. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Arkansas in 1970 and 1975, respectively. His professional experience includes teaching and helping found MedServices. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1972 to 1974.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Graham's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Excerpt: "We should continue to foster the atmosphere in Benton County that has produced the lowest unemployment rate in the state. It is crucial that business continues to feel welcome here."
  • Excerpt: "Education must continue to receive top-billing in the state budget."
  • Excerpt: "I am proud that Arkansas wears the label of “The Natural State” and will do my best to insure that this label is credible. We must value and preserve those natural resources that make us a special place."
  • Excerpt: "I have been disturbed by the polarization and vitriol that have characterized the political process over the past few years. Common sense and the art of compromise have been the victims of this divide. I pledge to you to be guided by the voice of reason and the willingness to listen."

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Grimsley Graham was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Rebecca Petty defeated Margaret Wolf in the Republican primary. Graham will face Petty in the general election.[3][4]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 94 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRebecca Petty 55.3% 878
Margaret Wolf 44.7% 710
Total Votes 1,588

Personal

Graham and his wife, Carol, have two children.[1]

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