The fundamental principles of the Democratic Party of Garland County are the promotion of individual freedom, equality of opportunity, community empowerment, a healthy environment, and a vibrant democracy. All are essential if Arkansas is to reach its full potential.The Democratic Party of Garland County meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 5:00 p.m. at the Arkansas School for Math, Science, and the Arts. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend!
Do you want to run for public office?
We understand that it is a sacrifice to run for office and it is a decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. Our strategic planning team has developed some tools to help you evaluate your readiness.
Arkansas Secretary of State Documents
These are for the 2016 Election Year. Check with the Secretary of State office for 2018 election information as it becomes available.
2016 Running for Public Office
Online Filing Instructions
Data Request Form
This is a good guide for candidates. There are numerous guidelines and stategies available. We will provide links to other information for candidates as it becomes available.
Political Campaign Planning Manual
Filing Fees for 2018
Not yet determined.
If you're interested in running for office, we encourage you contact our Chair,Haydel Shamel.