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February 24, 2014

Congressman Tim Griffin Files for Lieutenant Governor

Looks forward to helping Arkansas compete and grow jobs 


LITTLE ROCK – Second District Congressman Tim Griffin officially filed his paperwork as a candidate for Arkansas’s Lieutenant Governor and issued the following statement:

“Since announcing my campaign 12 days ago, I’ve been humbled by the outpouring of support and the enthusiasm for bold ideas and common sense conservative reforms for Arkansas. As Lieutenant Governor, I look forward to using my experience, knowledge and relationships to help Arkansas compete and grow jobs and want to work with the Governor and Legislature as we move Arkansas forward,” said Griffin.

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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