Rural Community Alliance

Rural Candidates: Mayor Talitha Hardin

Since 2011, Mayor Talitha Hardin has secured over $1.5 million for infrastructure improvement projects in Leslie. Hardin is currently running for the Mayor of Leslie seat once again to continue […]

2022 Election: Ballot Issues w/Kristin Higgins

Kristin Higgins, Program Associate with UA System Division of Agriculture | Cooperative Extension Service, joins us to discuss the 2022 November Election Ballot Issues. Kristin gives a breakdown of each issue […]

Rural Candidates: Tyesha Williams

Raised in Elaine, Arkansas, Tyesha has returned to her hometown committed to make a difference. Initially contested in the race to become the town’s City Clerk, she is now the […]

Rural Candidates: Rep. Mary Bentley

Representative Mary Bentley is serving her fourth term in the Arkansas House. For the 93rd General Assembly, Rep. Bentley serves on the House Public Health, Welfare & Labor Committee, the […]

Rural Candidates: Rep. David Tollett

Representative David Tollett is a career educator, beginning in a rural district in the early 2000s. He served as the Superintendent for the Barton-Lexa School District for six years overseeing […]

Rural Candidates: Nick Cartwright

Nick Cartwright is running for Arkansas Senate District 18. Cartwright’s career experience includes working as a policy associate for Community Farm Alliance, a rural community organizer, city council member, organizer […]

Rural Candidates: Scott Finkbeiner

Committed to cleaning up the county, Scott Finkbeiner is running for Hot Spring County Sheriff. A retired Union Pacific Engineer, Finkbeiner secured the Republican nomination for Hot Spring County Sheriff […]

Rural Candidates: Demetris Johnson Jr.

Demetris Johnson Jr. is running for State Representative District 35. At the age of 22, Demetris has accomplished so much and has a vision to do more in and for […]

Rural Candidates: Dr. Chris Jones

Launching his campaign with touring every county in Arkansas, Dr. Chris Jones has a vision of spreading opportunity all over the state. He believes this begins by spreading PB&J across […]

Rural Candidates: Ricky Dale Harrington Jr.

Pursuing the Libertarian party nomination for Governor, Ricky Dale Harrington Jr. has adopted the state’s motto,“Regnat Populus”, as his official campaign slogan: The People Rule. Ricky has prioritized changing the […]