David Wallace begins campaign for State Representative
David Wallace, Leachville City Councilman, announced recently he is running for the District 54 seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives.
"My experience as a veteran and small business owner uniquely qualifies me to serve in the General Assembly," Wallace said. "I have spent my career defending our nation, creating jobs, and putting people to work."
Wallace, a graduate of Leachville High School, earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Arkansas State University and was then commissioned into the United States Army. During his 21-year military service he received numerous awards for valor. He served in both the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm.
Wallace was elected to the Leachville City Council in 2010. He is the owner of Wallace Staffing and Labor that specializes in disaster relief and helped with the Joplin Tornado rescue and the BP Oil Spill. In 2010, he was inducted into the Arkansas State University Hall of Heroes.
He is married to Karen Grooms Wallace and they have two grown children. Wallace is running as a Republican. More information on his campaign will be forthcoming.