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Phynaus Wilson, III

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Phynaus Wilson, III
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Candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives District 37
High schoolLonoke High School, 1998
Bachelor'sArkansas Tech University, 2002
Master'sUniversity of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 2004
Place of birthStuttgart, Arkansas
Campaign website
Phynaus Wilson, III was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the Arkansas House of Representatives, District 37.

Wilson earned his bachelor's degree in Economics/Finance from Arkansas Tech University in 2002. He went on to receive his M.B.A. from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 2004. Wilson then worked for Congressman Vic Snyder from 2005 to 2011.


Campaign themes


Wilson's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Education
  • Support the establishment of Early Childhood Centers
  • Provide more counselors and therapeutic services specialists for K-12
  • Advocate for adult education, job training, and apprentice programs for workers
  • Support the continued growth of Pulaski Tech and Shorter College
  • Social Justice
  • Work with community leaders and law enforcement lower crime rates
  • Support funding for re-entry programs to help ex-felons become productive citizens
  • Promote disconnected youth programs to deter criminal activity among our youths
  • Protect Medicare from funding cuts
  • Economic Growth
  • Support funding for continued economic development in District 37
  • Help stimulate and encourage revitalization of North Little Rock neighborhoods
  • Advocate incentives for companies that provide high wage jobs
  • Work with City leaders to secure funding for infrastructure improvements in areas that have been neglected



Wilson ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 37. Wilson was defeated by Eddie Armstrong, III in the May 22 Democratic primary.[2][3]

Arkansas House of Representatives District 37 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Armstrong, III 58.4% 964
Lisa McCollum Smith 27.2% 449
Phynaus Wilson, III 14.4% 237
Total Votes 1,650

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