February 27, 2014
Congressman Womack Endorses Congressman Griffin for Lieutenant Governor
Praises Griffin’s “dedication to his constituents and our state”
ROGERS – Congressman Steve Womack (AR-03) today announced his official endorsement of Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) in the race for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor:
“I am fortunate to have worked with Tim in the U.S. House and have seen firsthand his dedication to his constituents and our state,” said Womack. “He has proven his commitment to putting Arkansas first – and for that I have put my confidence in him. Whether in Washington or Little Rock, I’m glad he will continue his service to our state, and I am proud to give his bid for lieutenant governor my endorsement. I know that Tim will continue to be an incredible asset to us all.”
“Steve is a friend and colleague and as I seek this opportunity to continue serving my fellow Arkansans, I am honored to have Steve’s vote and the support of so many others in Northwest Arkansas,” said Griffin. “Our campaign to help Arkansas compete economically and grow good-paying jobs is off to a great start.”
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.