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February 27, 2014

Arkansas Has a Clear Choice in the Lieutenant Governor’s Race

Griffin is “proven conservative”


LITTLE ROCK – Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02), candidate for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor, released the following statement today:

“Today’s filing by the Democrat candidate for Lieutenant Governor gives Arkansans a clear choice: a liberal who supports the policies of President Obama or a proven conservative who stands up to President Obama and works for pro-growth, job-creating policies.”

About Congressman Tim Griffin

Congressman Tim Griffin was re-elected as the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District on November 6, 2012. For the 113th Congress, he is a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as an Assistant Whip for the majority. In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Griffin is a graduate of Magnolia High School, Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 17 years, was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth, a Camden native, and their two children.

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