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.
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.
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 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