Edwin Sugg

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Edwin Sugg
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Candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives District 88
High schoolFayetteville High School, 1978
Bachelor'sUniversity of Arkansas in Fayetteville, 1984
Place of birthFayetteville, Arkansas
ProfessionMechanical engineer
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Edwin Sugg was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the Arkansas House of Representatives, District 88.

Sugg graduated from the University of Fayetteville with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1984. He has worked in various engineering positions since then.


Campaign themes


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

  • Education
Excerpt: "My own personal crusade in the legislature is literacy. I’ve been doing volunteer E.S.L. tutoring at the Ozark Literacy Council."
  • Jobs
Excerpt: "I want to work to create more opportunity in Arkansas, so our young people do not need to move out of state for jobs after they graduate."
  • Infrastructure
Excerpt: "I believe in creating, rebuilding and maintaining our infrastructure, including technology infrastructure. This will bring jobs now, and growth in the future."
  • Special Interests in Elections
Excerpt: "For some time now I have been concerned about the growing influence of special interest in our democracy. I support a government for the people and by the people, not a government controlled by special interests."
  • Cooperation in Government
Excerpt: "I want to go to the state legislature to get things done, not obstruct legislation in the name of partisan politics. I do not believe that compromise is a bad word or that our government cannot be reformed."



Sugg ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 88. Sugg ran unopposed in the May 22 Democratic primary and was defeated by Randy Alexander (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 88, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Alexander 64.8% 5,589
     Democratic Edwin Sugg 35.2% 3,042
Total Votes 8,631

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