On June 28th, Speaker Matthew Shepherd hosted a fundraiser in Rogers, AR benefiting the House Leadership PAC. Cove Street Consulting was asked along with a few other firms to sponsor the well attended event. This was a good opportunity to meet candidates from the northwest part of the state.
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2022 Arkansas Primary Election
While the 2022 Primary Election was mostly predictable, there were definitely
some major upsets.
Senator John Boozman-R, was successful Tuesday night winning 58 percent of the
vote. Boozman had three primary opponents with Jake Bequette being his biggest
threat. Boozman pulled away the last three weeks leading up to the election with
strategically placed ads against Bequette and also a solid focus on his own voting
record and the resources he’s brought to Arkansas.
All congressional seats were easily held by the incumbent. They will all face an
opponent in the fall but all are expected to remain victorious.
Topics: Legislation & Regulations
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Speaker Matthew Shepherd secured another session in his leadership role despite some very interesting antics from his opposition. In the end, Shepherd's opponent, Representative Austin McCollum withdrew from the race prior to the vote.