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Poll Shows Sanders Leads 58% – 28% In General Election

March 2, 2022

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a commanding 30-point lead in the general election, a poll conducted by Remington Research Group concluded. 
 
“Arkansans clearly want a governor who will lead the way with bold, conservative reforms that will help take our state to the top,” Sanders said. “I am thankful for the overwhelming support as our campaign continues to take our message of freedom and opportunity for all to every corner of Arkansas.”
 
Since launching her campaign just over one year ago, Sanders has shattered the fundraising record for most money ever raised by a candidate for governor of Arkansas and was endorsed by Governor Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas’ entire congressional delegation, and 101 Arkansas state legislators.

(Remington Research Group Feb 26-Feb 27, 2022 n=827 likely general election voters)

Sanders Files for Governor of Arkansas

February 22, 2022

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Today, Sarah Huckabee Sanders filed her candidacy for governor of Arkansas. She was joined by her family and supporters as she submitted papers to place her on the ballot.

“I am running for governor because I love our state and care about our people,” Sanders said. “Arkansas is home, and I want our kids to grow to love our state just as much as we do. This means enacting bold, conservative reforms that unleash our full potential and standing up to the Radical Left in the fight for freedom. I am thankful for the overwhelming support we have received from thousands of supporters across the state – together, we will make Arkansas the best place to live, work, and raise a family.”

Sanders served as White House press secretary from 2017-2019, is a New York Times best selling author, and has been named to TIME Magazine’s “40 Under 40”.

Since announcing her campaign, she has shattered the record for most money ever raised by a candidate for governor of Arkansas, and been endorsed by President Trump, Governor Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas’ entire congressional delegation, and 101 Arkansas state legislators.

As governor, Sanders will work to take Arkansas to the top by focusing on education, workforce and economic development, public safety, and tourism and outdoor recreation.

Sanders Announces Educators for Sarah Coalition Leadership

February 18, 2022

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Today, Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced the leaders of Educators for Sarah, a coalition of parents, teachers, principals, and other education experts across Arkansas committed to empowering our students and parents.
 
These leaders will partner with Sanders in the fight to provide a quality education to every child in Arkansas by improving childhood literacy, empowering parents, closing the achievement gap, and preparing students for the workforce. All parents, teachers, and educators who would like to join Sanders in this mission can click here: sarahforgovernor.com/educators
 
“I know Sarah is the leader who will create opportunity for all children by ensuring we have high-quality schools, supporting our teachers, and working to improve literacy rates,” said Rep. Sonia Barker, a teacher and coach at Smackover High School. “Sarah is the leader we need paving the way for our students to succeed, and I look forward to partnering with her to unleash our state’s full potential.”
 
“I am proud to stand with Sarah as she fights for our kids,” said Courtney Watkins, a Jonesboro parent. “Sarah and I are both moms, and we know how important it is for parents to be empowered with options and resources to make the best decisions for their children. I fully support her belief that parents, not the government, make the best decisions for their kids. When Sarah is governor, our kids will be on a path to success, our parents will be in control, and our state will be stronger.”

“I am honored to have these key education leaders and stakeholders standing with me to unleash opportunity for all students,” Sanders said. “Arkansas has finished at the bottom for too long, when I know we have the potential and the capacity to rise to the top. I am thankful for the outpouring of support from educators across the state as we work to empower our people and create a brighter, more prosperous future for Arkansas.”

Coalition Leaders: 
 
Tracy Adcock: Parent, Roland

Rep. Sonia Barker: Teacher & Coach, Smackover
 
Stephanie Bierbaum: Teacher, Lake Village
 
Pat Harris: Retired Teacher, Texarkana / Bryant
 
Luke Heffley: Educator, Russellville
 
Katie Hicks: Parent, Little Rock
 
Gregory Hodges: Special Services Director, Marion
 
Leigh Keener: Educator, Little Rock
 
Kristin Morris: Teacher, Hamburg
 
Gary Newton: President & CEO of Arkansas Learns, Little Rock
 
Allyson Petty: Principal, Pearcy
 
Jessica Saum: 2022 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, Cabot
 
Scott Smith: Arkansas Public School Resource Center (APSRC), Benton 
 
Kathy Smith: CEO of EdVision LLC, Bentonville
 
Markesha Spears: Teacher, Pine Bluff
 
Kevin Tipton: School Board Member, Cabot
 
Courtney Watkins: Parent, Jonesboro
 
Jeff Wood: School Board Member, Little Rock

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Sanders Announces Policy Roundtable Series On Empowering Arkansans

February 10, 2022

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Today, Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced a series of policy roundtables on empowering Arkansans. These will be a continuation of policy discussions with leaders and stakeholders across Arkansas in the areas of education, public safety, economic development, tourism and outdoor recreation, workforce development, and more. 

“As governor, I will hit the ground running on day one with bold, conservative reforms to empower Arkansans and unlock our state’s full potential,” Sanders said. “These conversations will continue to help us lay the foundation to make Arkansas the best place to live, work, and raise a family.” 

Sanders will sit down with education leaders and stakeholders – including parents, teachers, and principals – on Thursday, February 10, to further discuss improving childhood literacy, empowering Arkansas parents, closing the achievement gap, and other topics. With only 31% of Arkansas third graders reading at grade level, a growing achievement gap, and children falling further behind due to the pandemic, these topics will be critical areas that must be addressed in order to build a stronger Arkansas. 

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Endorses Senator Breanne Davis for Re-Election to State Senate

January 24, 2022

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Sarah Huckabee Sanders endorsed Senator Breanne Davis for re-election to the State Senate today.

“I’m proud to endorse Senator Breanne Davis for re-election,” Sanders said. “Breanne’s conservative record — fighting to expand rural broadband access, making Arkansas the most pro-life state in the nation, and lowering taxes — proves she is the kind of leader our state needs. Breanne and I have been friends since we attended Ouachita Baptist University together. She is a fellow mom and was an early and outspoken supporter of my campaign. As governor, I look forward to working with her as we create a brighter, more prosperous future for all Arkansans.”

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Raises Over $12.8 Million Total

January 18, 2022

$4.4 million raised from nearly 11,000 Arkansans

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Sarah Huckabee Sanders will report over $12.8 million total raised from more than 87,000 donors in less than one year since announcing her candidacy, including over $1.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2021.

In Arkansas, Sanders has raised $4.4 million from nearly 11,000 Arkansans. She reports over $7 million cash on hand heading into election year.

“Our campaign’s record-breaking support across the state is a testament to the leader Arkansans want – one who will invest in our kids’ education while ensuring parental control, create higher paying jobs, and keep our communities safe,” Sanders said. “Clearly this message of opportunity for all is resonating, and together we will make our state the best place to live, work, and raise a family.”

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101 Arkansas Legislators Endorse Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor

November 18, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, AR  One hundred and one Arkansas legislators – including all 26 Senate Republicans and 75 House Republicans – endorsed Sarah Huckabee Sanders for governor today. 
 
“The Senate Republican Caucus – including all 26 Republican senators – is proud to endorse our next governor, Sarah Huckabee Sanders,” Senate Majority Leader Scott Flippo said. “Arkansas needs a strong conservative leader to bring bold changes to our state. Sarah is the leader we need, and we look forward to partnering with her to deliver lower taxes, more educational opportunities, and higher paying jobs across our state.”

Seventy-five Arkansas House Republicans joined the Senate Caucus in endorsing Sanders for governor. 
 
“The Republican House Caucus is excited about the bold, conservative leadership that Sarah Huckabee Sanders will bring to the governor’s office in 2023,” House Majority Leader Austin McCollum said. “We are looking forward to working side-by-side with her to lower our tax burden, improve education, and fight for Arkansas values as we push back against the radical leftist policies coming out of Washington, D.C. We are proud to endorse Sarah for governor.”
 
“I’m honored to have the support of so many Republican lawmakers who are standing with me to make my bold vision for Arkansas a reality for our people,” Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “As governor, I look forward to working together as we power our state forward by lowering taxes, growing our economy and creating jobs, and increasing access to quality education.”
 
Sarah Huckabee Sanders has also been endorsed by U.S. Senator John Boozman, U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, Governor Asa Hutchinson, U.S. Representative Rick Crawford, U.S. Representative Steve Womack, U.S. Representative French Hill, U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman, and Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin.
 
Senate Republicans:
Sen. Bob Ballinger
Sen. Charles Beckham
Sen. Cecile Bledsoe
Sen. Ron Caldwell
Sen. Alan Clark
Sen. Breanne Davis
Sen. Jonathan Dismang
Sen. Jane English
Sen. Scott Flippo 
Sen. Trent Garner
Sen. Ben Gilmore
Sen. Kim Hammer
Sen. Bart Hester
President Pro Tem Jimmy Hickey 
Sen. Ricky Hill 
Sen. Missy Irvin
Sen. Mark Johnson
Sen. Blake Johnson
Sen. Mathew Pitsch
Sen. Jason Rapert 
Sen. Terry Rice
Sen. Bill Sample
Sen. Gary Stubblefield
Sen. James Sturch 
Sen. Dan Sullivan 
Sen. Dave Wallace 
 
House Republicans:
Rep. Sonia Barker
Rep. Howard Beaty
Rep. Rick Beck 
Rep. Mary Bentley
Rep. Mark Berry 
Rep. Stan Berry
Rep. Justin Boyd
Rep. Ken Bragg
Rep. Harlan Breaux
Rep. Keith Brooks
Rep. Karilyn Brown
Rep. Joshua Bryant
Rep. John Carr
Rep. Frances Cavenaugh
Rep. Craig Christiansen
Rep. Joe Cloud
Rep. Bruce Coleman
Rep. Cameron Cooper
Rep. Bruce Cozart 
Rep. Cindy Crawford 
Rep. Carol Dalby
Rep. Marsh Davis 
Rep. Gary Deffenbaugh
Rep. Jim Dotson
Rep. Les Eaves
Rep. Jon Eubanks
Rep. Brian Evans
Rep. Lanny Fite
Rep. Charlene Fite
Rep. Jack Fortner
Rep. Tony Furman
Rep. Jimmy Gazaway 
Rep. Justin Gonzales
Rep. Michelle Gray
Rep. Delia Haak
Rep. Spencer Hawks
Rep. David Hillman 
Rep. Mike Holcomb 
Rep. Steve Hollowell 
Rep. Lane Jean
Rep. Joe Jett
Rep. Lee Johnson
Rep. Jack Ladyman
Rep. Robin Lundstrum
Rep. Roger Lynch 
Rep. John Maddox
Rep. Julie Mayberry 
Rep. Rick McClure
Rep. Austin McCollum 
Rep. Mark McElroy 
Rep. Richard McGrew
Rep. Ron McNair 
Rep. Stephen Meeks
Rep. Josh Miller 
Rep. Jon Milligan 
Rep. John Payton
Rep. Clint Penzo 
Rep. Aaron Pilkington
Rep. David Ray 
Rep. Marcus Richmond
Rep. Johnny Rye 
Speaker Matthew Shepherd
Rep. Keith Slape 
Rep. Stu Smith 
Rep. Nelda Speaks
Rep. David Tollett 
Rep. Dwight Tosh 
Rep. Kendon Underwood 
Rep. DeAnn Vaught 
Rep. Jeff Wardlaw 
Rep. Les Warren
Rep. Danny Watson
Rep. Carlton Wing
Rep. Richard Womack 
Rep. Jim Wooten 

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All Four Arkansas U.S. Representatives Endorse Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor

November 12, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, AR — All four U.S. representatives from Arkansas – Rep. Rick Crawford, Rep. French Hill, Rep. Bruce Westerman, and Rep. Steve Womack – endorsed Sarah Huckabee Sanders for governor of Arkansas today, forming unanimous support from the Arkansas federal delegation. U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton endorsed Sanders for governor earlier this week.

In a joint statement, they said: “We are proud to endorse Sarah Huckabee Sanders for governor of Arkansas.  We know she is the right leader for our state, and it is time for Republicans to come together so we can move forward in our fight for a stronger Arkansas and a stronger America.”

“I’m grateful for the support of the entire Arkansas congressional delegation as they stand with me in the fight for freedom,” Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “I look forward to working together as we unleash our state’s fullest potential, making Arkansas the best place to live, work, and raise a family.”

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Endorses Tim Griffin for Attorney General

November 12, 2021

Griffin has also endorsed Sanders for governor


LITTLE ROCK, AR — Sarah Huckabee Sanders endorsed Tim Griffin for attorney general of Arkansas today. Griffin has also endorsed Sanders for governor.

“I am thankful to have my friend Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin standing with me,” Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “Tim has been a great leader for the people of our state and will be an incredible attorney general. I look forward to working closely with him to move Arkansas forward.”

Earlier today, Griffin endorsed Sanders for governor, releasing this statement:

“Sarah Huckabee Sanders has distinguished herself as a tough, principled leader with a big heart and bold vision for the future of Arkansas,” Griffin said. “I have known Sarah for many years, and I look forward to working with her as the next Governor of Arkansas. I am excited to endorse her: she has my complete and total support.”
 

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Endorses Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor

November 12, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Governor Asa Hutchinson endorsed Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor of Arkansas today. 

In a statement, Hutchinson said: “I’ve known Sarah Huckabee Sanders most of her life and know firsthand her love for our state and her heart for public service. Sarah has earned the Republican nomination and I’m delighted today to endorse her for Governor. The state of Arkansas will be in good hands with Sarah as Governor, and she has my full support.”

“I am honored to have the endorsement and full support of Governor Hutchinson. I am thankful for his leadership lowering taxes and laying the foundation for future growth and prosperity. As governor, I will continue his work to lower and phase out the state income tax and unleash bold, conservative reforms that will create opportunity for all Arkansans.”

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