Running for:

Arkansas House of Representatives District 41

Current Position:

State House (D-AR) Challenger

Party Affiliation:


Jannie Cotton

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Jannie Cotton was the first African American woman in Arkansas to serve as Chief Executive Officer of a community mental health organization. She also was director of Outpatient Services, expanding childrens’ services and early childhood services, and securing over $4 million in grant funding for the agency. Cotton graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, and has a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Central Arkansas.