June 23, 2016

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RPA Chairman Appoints Stu Soffer to State Election Board

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Republican Party of Arkansas Chairman Doyle Webb appointed Stu Soffer to serve a second term on the State Board of Election Commissioners.

“Stu is one of the most knowledgeable election commissioners in the state. Because of his commendable service in the U.S. Army and his overwhelming amount of experience with elections worldwide, Stu is a great asset to the Republican Party and election commissioners across the state. I am pleased to appoint Stu to serve a second term on the State Election Board,” said RPA Chairman Webb. “Stu is to be commended for his untiring work as in seeing that election laws are enforced to secure fair and honest elections.”

Soffer has served as a state election commissioner since 2012, a county election commissioner since 2003 and is immediate past president of the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association. Soffer has represented the United States as an election observer in former Soviet Republics in West Asia and Eastern Europe.

His knowledge of Election Systems & Software electronic voting equipment is substantial having trained over 3,000 poll workers in 10 states as a contract trainer.

“It is an honor and privilege to continue as part of a great team working to improve elections in Arkansas. I sincerely thank all who supported my reappointment and the Republican Party of Arkansas,” said Soffer.