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Democratic State Sen. Tim Wooldridge Announces his run for Lieutenant Governor

Democratic State Senator Tim Wooldridge of Paragould announced today that he would run for Lieutenant Governor next year.

Wooldridge has served 8 years as a State Representative and 6 years in the Arkansas Senate, where he often filled in when current Lietenant Governor Win Rockefeller could not lead the body.

Wooldridge is term limited and cannot run for state senate again.

The Paragould native is the only Democrat to enter the race so far.

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