The video was provided by Lawrence Walker, attorney for Davis, who has said he's considering legal action. Soffer has said he didn't point the gun at anyone, but retrieved it from his car to have when matters grew contentious and pulled it from his pocket when Davis approached him. The Republican-controlled commission had moments before adjourned the meeting while a Democrat was speaking.
Soffer is shown showing police his concealed carry permit and saying he never pointed the gun at anyone.
Davis said he didn't threaten Soffer. The video shows no physical contact.
After a hearing yesterday, Special Judge David Laser held that it was legal for Jefferson County Election Commission Stu Soffer, a Republican, to also serve as a poll watcher so long as he was appointed by the Republican Party, rather than an individual candidate. /more/
The Democratic Party has sued Stu Soffer, a Jefferson County election commissioner, because he's gotten himself designated an official Republican poll watcher for early voting in the Jefferson County Courthouse. /more/
The naming of a Republican Party employee to be the top employee of the state Election Commission raised some concerns about partisanship from a Democratic commissioner. There's even more to that partisan record than was reported. /more/
Stu Soffer is a Republican Jefferson County Election Commission official who's prone to get entangled in political intrigue — including when he drew a gun after a commission meeting. Now consider the case of the smoking e-mail. /more/
The Pine Bluff Commercial's Ray King reports today that a member of the Jefferson County Election Commission pulled a gun on a former commissioner member, bringing an abrupt end to a meeting yesterday. /more/
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, a nonprofit lobby organization, has released to the Ethics Commission and others e-mail written by former employees on the organization's work e-mail who were also helping the election campaign of now-Treasurer Dennis Milligan. /more/
Stu Soffer, a Pine Bluff Repblican, continues to press his campaign for action against Treasurer Dennis Milligan on his complaints that Milligan violated ethics rules in his political campaigns. /more/
Little Rock attorney and blogger Matt Campbell, whose knack for deep research brought down Mark Darr, Mike Maggio and Dexter Suggs, now has his sights trained on another worthy target. Today, he filed a 113-page ethics complaint against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan that includes 14 separate allegations.
When President-elect Trump announced he would, in a few days, force Congress to enact comprehensive health insurance for everyone, poor or rich, that would provide better and cheaper care than they've ever gotten, you had to wonder whether this guy is a miracle worker or a fool.