Prosecutor Ellington plans 1st District race | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Prosecutor Ellington plans 1st District race

Posted By on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:48 PM

PLANS TO FILE FOR CONGRESS: Scott Ellington
  • 'PLANS' TO FILE FOR CONGRESS: Scott Ellington
This just in from Mariah Hatta, a political consultant and former director of the Arkansas Democratic Party.

Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro plans to file Thursday as a Democratic candidate for 1st District Congress. Mariah Hatta plans to be his campaign manager.

That's all Hatta would say for the moment in a telephone call from Washington. Please place emphasis on her use of the word "plans."

Filing ends at noon tomorrow. If all goes according to plan, Hatta said the potential candidate would have more to say about primary strategy. State Rep. Clark Hall and Arkansas State economics professor Gary Latanich have already filed to oppose incumbent Republican Rep. Rick Crawford. Plans are sometimes not realized. See Jay Martin's announcement earlier.

Ellington has been in the news in recent months for his role approving a plea bargain with the West Memphis Three.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Charter school accountability: Non-existent in Arkansas

    A state audit finds charter school spending violated state law, but the state Education Department says it has no responsibility for ensuring proper management of charter schools. Say what?
    • Mar 5, 2016
  • Rep. Mary Bentley's website now supports gay rights

    Somebody has cybersquatted on Republican Rep. Mary Bentley's website, replacing her messaging with a call for equal rights for LGBTQ people.
    • Jul 18, 2017
  • Policy group urges opposition to new charter seats in Little Rock

    The Arkansas Public Policy Panel is urging supporters of the Little Rock School District to tell state Board of Education members they oppose applications to be heard this week to dramatically expand the number of charter school seats in the Little Rock School District.
    • Mar 9, 2016

Most Shared

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation