Who is the Democratic Party of Benton County?
The Democratic Party of Benton County is the official Democratic party affiliate of Benton County, Arkansas. Our mission is to elect Democratic candidates for local, state, and national office and to support and promote Democratic ideals in Northwest Arkansas.
Kelley Boyd, Acting Chair
Ed Stacey, Acting Vice Chair
Kristi Dane, Secretary
Lon Cross, Treasurer
Our Committee Chairs
Candidates and Elections
Our purpose is to elect Democratic Candidates to local, state, and national office.
1. All people have value.
2. We believe in democracy.
3. Government should work for the people.
Policies and laws that promote our values. Some of these are listed here. Are complete platform is available for download in the Resources section below.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion
Freedom from discrimination, hate, abuse, and neglect
The right to affordable health care for all
Equal pay for equal work
Freedom to manage your own personal health choices
Common sense gun reforms
Protecting and promoting every American's fundamental right to vote
Fair taxation and an end to tax cuts for the rich
Advancing clean energy and climate change action
Equal access to justice and fair treatment under the law
Affordable housing and basic tenant rights
Resources and Downloads
Interested in our auxiliaries?
The Democratic Party of Benton County (DPBC), formerly known as the County Committee, is the official county party Democratic affiliate. We represent the county to the Democratic Party of Arkansas, send delegates to the state convention, support candidates, and work to strengthen the Democratic Party in Northwest Arkansas.
Benton County Dems, also known as BC Dems, is a registered PAC that raises funds and provides a forum for Democrats to share ideas and socialize. BC Dems hosts monthly lunch-time meetings featuring guest speakers, joins the DPBC in fund raising events, and support local candidates.
Northwest Arkansas also has several other PACs, auxiliary Democratic Groups, and other progressive organizations with similar goals and ideals to the Democratic Party.
Check out our friends at:
NWA Faith Caucus
Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Northwest Arkansas