Frank Gilbert

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Frank Gilbert
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Candidate for
Arkansas Governor
High schoolVan Buren High School
OtherOuachita Baptist University
Military service
Service/branchNavy, journalist 2nd class
Years of service1968-1972
Personal website
Frank Gilbert was a 2012 Libertarian candidate for District 13 of the Arkansas State Senate. Gilbert is currently the constable of DeKalb Township in Grant County. He was previously mayor of Tull, Arkansas. He also has served as Grant County coroner and president of the Bauxite Education Association. Gilbert is also a manager for alarm company Guard Tronic and a minister of Universal Life Church.[1]

Gilbert ran for Governor of Arkansas in the 2014 elections. He was nominated by by delegates at the Arkansas Libertarian Party's annual convention, held on February 22, 2014.[2][1]



See also: Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2014

Gilbert ran for election to the office of Governor of Arkansas. He announced his intentions on October 15, 2013 stating “I want to help the Libertarian Party make changes for the better. I have been scouring the state of Arkansas looking for like-minded, Libertarian-leaning folks who are as tired as I am of the mess we are in politically.”[1] Gibert was nominated by delegates at the Arkansas Libertarian Party's annual convention, held on February 22, 2014.[2] The general election took place November 4, 2014.


See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gilbert ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas State Senate District 13. Gilbert ran unopposed in the May 22 Libertarian primary, and faced District 27 incumbent Democrat Mike Fletcher and Republican Alan Clark in the general election on November 6, 2012. Gilbert was defeated by incumbent Fletcher in the general eleciton.[3][4]

Arkansas State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Clark 52.4% 15,768
     Democratic Mike Fletcher Incumbent 44.2% 13,288
     Libertarian Frank Gilbert 3.4% 1,013
Total Votes 30,069

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