Republican House candidate facing jail time | Arkansas Blog

Republican House candidate facing jail time

by

6 comments
JAMES HALL: GOP candidate faces jail time. - FACEBOOK/KUAR
  • Facebook/KUAR
  • JAMES HALL: GOP candidate faces jail time.
Jacob Kauffman at NPR takes note that the state Court of Appeals this week upheld a harassment conviction of Republican James Hall of Monticello, the candidate for a House seat held by the late Democratic Rep. Sheila Lampkin.

He faces a jail sentence with the court's affirmation of his lower court conviction. LeAnne Burch, a retired Army brigadier general, has been selected by Democrats as the nominee.

Hall is not an ideal candidate, to put it mildly. The Republicans haven't bothered to field a candidate in the special election for the few months remaining in Lampkin's term. Hall is a write-in.

Kauffman tweets that Hall has no intention of withdrawing from the race. Everyone is out to get him, he says.


From the ArkTimes store

Comments (6)

Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment
 

Add a comment

Clicky