described as a progressive Democrat, has established an exploratory committee to raise money for the $10,000 filing fee to oppose incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Womack
in the Third District
Wilson, a tax preparer who lives in Fort Smith, has long participated in Democratic politics and has an agenda similar, a spokesman said, to that of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Wilson will speak Saturday at an event being held by the Arkansas New Progressives from noon to 4 p.m. at MacArthur Park in Little Rock. They'll be organizing get out the vote and canvassing efforts.
A Wilson release cites his positions on women's rights, veterans, "deinstitutionalizing racism and bigotry," and a "practical plan" to improve schools.
He has a website
. And also Facebook