In a news release issued shortly after noon on Tuesday, Col. Conrad Reynolds says he will discuss his decision to run for the seat being vacated by Tim Griffin on a local radio show later in the afternoon.
Reynolds issued the following statement in the news release:
"I believe that following the retirement of my friend, Tim Griffin, we must continue to have a strong, conservative leader in Congress to represent the values of Central Arkansas.
“I believe that Americans are looking for a leader they can trust. They want someone in Congress who speaks for them and who gets things done,” said Reynolds. “That’s what I did in the United States Army, and that is what I will do when I go to Congress.”
Reynolds becomes the second Republican candidate to join the race, as French Hill announced his campaign shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning.
Former North Little Rock Mayor Patrick Henry Hays (D) announced his campaign last week after Griffin announced he would not seek a third term.
To see Reynolds' full news release, click on the attachment above.
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