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Williams Enters Bentonville House Race

City Council Member Runs As Benton County Democrat

Posted: February 14, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Bentonville voters want more attention paid to public education, protecting the business climate and better funding for NorthWest Arkansas Community College, said Leah Williams, a City Council member who announced her candidacy for state representative Thursday.

State House, District 93

Leah Williams

Democrat

Age: 30

Residency: Bentonville since 2010; Born in Milwaukee

Family: husband, Michael; four children

Employment: homemaker, part-time bus driver for Bentonville School District, 2012 to present; headquarters staff for Walmart, 2010 to 2012; Security specialist, Lockheed-Martin Corp., 2008 to 2010; Case worker, Salvation Army, 2007 to 2008.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, University of Memphis, 2008.

Military Experience: None

Political Experience: Bentonville City Council, 2013 to present.

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