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.

Statement from

Benton County Democratic Candidates

The Democratic Party of Benton County is proud to support a fantastic slate of candidates running for county, state and federal seats to bring your voices and your values to your government. Recently the candidates have received requests to answer surveys from non-news organizations. In order to simplify the responses, and to make it easier for the voters across Arkansas to better understand just who we are as Democrats, and who they are as candidates, we are pleased to host a collective response, written by the candidates.

 

Our Officers

 
Kelley Boyd, Acting Chair
Ed Stacey, Acting Vice Chair
Kristi Dane, Secretary
Lon Cross, Treasurer

Our  Committee Chairs

Carol Bobek
Appropriations
Christine Erwin-Jimenez
Candidates and Elections
Kristin Webb
Finance/Data
Maritza Munich
Membership

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to elect Democratic Candidates to local, state, and national office.

Our Values

1. All people have value.

2. We believe in democracy.

​3. Government should work for the people.

We Support

​Policies and laws that promote our values. Some of these are listed here. Are complete platform is available for download 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

  • Non-partisan districting

  • 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

Our Platform

Click on the pdf icon to download our platform statement. 

Democratic Party of Benton County

Together, we can create a Benton County that works for everyone.

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