Washington County Decide Joseph Wooden introduced Monday (Could 17) he could be a Republican candidate for Arkansas Lt. Governor. Wooden is serving his second time period as county choose.
“I’m working for Lt. Governor as a result of there are huge points going through our state and my document of chopping authorities waste, recruiting new companies, and standing for conservative values are wanted for a greater Arkansas,” stated Wooden. “I’ll carry to the workplace actual–world expertise from working with main companies within the personal sector to being a small enterprise proprietor and preventing for our shared pursuit of life and liberty within the state.”
“President Trump will go down in historical past as one of many biggest Presidents as a result of he pushed forward within the face of adversity and delivered outcomes. Arkansas wants a confirmed chief for the way forward for Arkansas. I’m working as a strategic thinker and chief who constantly delivers outcomes. I’m working as a conservative, dedicated to religion, household, and preventing for what’s attainable in Arkansas,” he added.
The GOP major for Lt. Governor is already a crowded discipline. State Senator Jason Rapert, R-Bigelow, Arkansas Surgeon Normal Greg Bledsoe, and former state GOP chairman Doyle Webb have introduced candidacies for the put up.
Previous to turning into county choose, Wooden served Arkansas because the Deputy Secretary of State. He was chargeable for the Enterprise Industrial Companies and Training Divisions and labored with the Elections Division. Because the Head of Worldwide Recruiting for Walmart and as District Human Assets Director for House Depot, Wooden stated he labored to recruit expertise and develop leaders to extend ingenuity and improvements throughout the state.
“We’re working to come back again stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic and getting Arkansas’ financial system transferring, and that is the sort of management we’ll must put Arkansas on the trail ahead. That is precisely what I’ve accomplished and can do as Lt. Governor,” he stated.
Married for 29 years, Wooden and his spouse, June, have three daughters. Wooden’s marketing campaign video announcement is embedded on the finish of this story.
Doyle Webb welcomed Wooden into the race.
“I welcome Joseph Wooden into the race for Lt. Governor. As with all candidates on this race, I contemplate Joseph to be an upstanding particular person. My workforce and I’ve made it clear that we’re dedicated to this race full-time and that I’ve the expertise essential to struggle on behalf of all Arkansans towards an overreaching federal authorities. I made a promise on day one which no different candidate could make: I can’t use the workplace of Lieutenant Governor to step stool my method to a run for Governor, Congress, or U.S. Senate down the highway. The individuals of Arkansas deserve transparency and somebody dedicated to the Workplace of Lt. Governor, not future political posturing on the taxpayer dime.”