Susan Inman

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Susan Inman
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Former candidate for
Arkansas Secretary of State
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Susan Inman was a Democratic candidate for Arkansas Secretary of State in the 2014 elections.[1] Susan Inman lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Biography

Inman is president of the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association. She also serves on the Board of Election Commissioners and the Pulaski County Election Commission.[2]

Education

  • Attended University of Central Arkansas and the University of Arkansas-Little Rock[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas secretary of state election, 2014

Inman ran for election to the office of Arkansas Secretary of State. Inman was unopposed for the Democratic nomination in the primary. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Results

Secretary of State of Arkansas, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Martin Incumbent 60.6% 506,384
     Democratic Susan Inman 35.1% 292,878
     Libertarian Jacob Holloway 4.3% 36,159
Total Votes 835,421
Election Results via Arkansas Secretary of State.

Campaign themes

What the Secretary of State Does

The office of the Secretary of State touches the lives of almost every Arkansan.

Children have their first inspiration to serve and get involved in government the moment they step into the State Capitol. It’s at that moment that we start planting in the minds of young people how important it is to vote and to participate in our democracy.

It is through these educational exhibits and interpretations that we tell “her story,” the story of Arkansas, with all of her colorful history and past leaders who have shaped the great State we have today. The Secretary of State is an ambassador for Arkansas in the simplest of ways by caring for the building and the people who visit it, by being proud of both who we were and who we are and by sharing the story with others.

The most basic way that we honor the story of Arkansas and help shape her future is through our democracy and it’s bedrock: ELECTIONS. The Secretary of State leads a core group of hardworking individuals who actually make elections happen at the local level and provides support and guidance to those folks whose job is one of the toughest public services jobs.

The Secretary of State leads by providing solid information and assistance to voters who need to know how to participate in our democracy. They help voters find their polling place, study their ballots and understand the rules so the voting process is a positive experience. The Secretary of State is there to help solve problems when they arise. That’s leadership!

One word to sum up the role of the Secretary of State is “servant.” Hundreds of thousands of business owners interact with the office each year. The Secretary of State assists with the incorporations of businesses, payment of franchise taxes, training of notaries, and generally just “being there” to answer questions from the community about doing business in Arkansas.

The Secretary of State oversees the maintenance of the Capitol grounds, mowing, caring for the native trees and plants, sweeping the floors, cleaning the bathrooms and generally spends every day showcasing Arkansas and its people.

The job requires humility and leadership! As your next Secretary of State, I promise to serve all our citizens putting people over partisanship and I will be an ambassador to our visitors.

[4]

—Susan Inman's campaign website, (2014), [5]

Polls

Arkansas Secretary of State
Poll Mark Martin * (R) Susan Inman (D)Jacob Holloway (L)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Public Policy Polling
August 1-3, 2014
39%33%6%21%+/-31,066
Public Policy Polling
September 18-21, 2014
43%32%5%20%+/-2.61,453
AVERAGES 41% 32.5% 5.5% 20.5% +/-2.8 1,259.5
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.

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