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Arkansas: Secretaries of State


Arkansas Secretaries of State, 1836-2007 (May be incomplete!)
Robert A. Watkins 1836-39 D. B. Greer 1840-42 John Winfrey 1842 D. B. Greer 1842-59 Alexander Boileau 1859 S. W. Weaver 1860 John I. Stirman 1860-61 O. H. Oates 1862-64 Robert J. T. White 1864-73 J. M. Johnson 1873 B. B. Beavers 1874-78 Jacob Frolich 1879-84 E. B. Moore 1885-88 B. B. Chism 1889-92 H. B. Armistead 1893-96 Alex C. Hull 1897-1900 J. W. Crockett 1901-04 O. C. Ludwig 1905-10 Earle W. Hodges 1911-16 Tom J. Terral 1917-20 Ira C. Hooper 1921-24 Jim B. Higgins 1925-30 Ed F. McDonald 1931-36 C. G. 'Crip' Hall 1937-61 Nancy J. Hall 1961-62 Kelly Bryant 1963-75 George O. Jernigan, Jr. 1975-76 Winston Bryant 1977-79 Paul Riviere 1979-85 Bill McCuen 1985-94 Sharon Priest 1994-2003 Charlie Daniels 2003-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1859: D. B. Greer, died in office.
  • 1961: C. G. 'Crip' Hall, died in office; Nancy J. Hall, appointed.
  • 1975: Kelly Bryant, died in office; George O. Jernigan, Jr., appointed.
  • 1994: Bill McCuen (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2002: Janet Huckabee (Rep), defeated.
  • 2006: Charlie Daniels (Dem), elected.
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