Shad Pearce announces campaign for State Rep., District 40 | White River Now

Shad Pearce, former legislation enforcement officer and present Arkansas Game and Fish division captain, has introduced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for House of Representatives District 40, previously District 63. The newly drawn district 40 consists of elements of Independence, White, and Cleburne counties.

“I consider it a great honor and privilege to have served the public for 27 years. I will continue to do so as I announce my bid for the Arkansas House of Representatives, District 40. In our current political environment, it is highly important to elect and send a truly honest and fair representative to the House floor. I am that candidate,” Pearce stated in a media launch saying his candidacy. “I seek to serve and protect the rights and interests of Arkansans, particularly those right here at home.”

Pearce, a robust advocate for supporting our women and men in legislation enforcement, has previously labored for the Mountain View Police Department and the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. He can also be a robust advocate for the Second Amendment, Pro-Life, and pro-parental selection in training, the discharge stated.


“Rep. Stu Smith has been an honorable advocate for the hard-working folks in our area, and I vow to carry that dedication forward. I am a committed citizen, public servant, husband, father, and grandfather who, as your State Representative, will be transparent, diligent, and approachable. I respectfully ask for your support and your vote in the 2022 Republican Primary,” Pearce stated.

Smith introduced in September he wouldn’t search re-election in 2022. (Click right here for that story.)

More from the discharge…

Pearce is a 27-year public servant and entrepreneur. As a legislation enforcement skilled, with a level in Criminology, he has devoted his profession to serving and defending the general public and presently holds the title of Captain, C-1 District, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission through which he supervises a crew of legislation enforcement officers masking six counties in north central Arkansas.


As a self-employed entrepreneur, he has grown a profitable rental, land, and light-weight building enterprise. He can also be a cattle farmer. Shad has at all times pursued private development and can proceed to take action indefinitely. As an individual who values positivity and collaboration, he locations emphasis on sustaining and creating sturdy relationships each personally and professionally. Shad cares about his neighborhood, state, and nation.

He is a devoted patriot. He believes strongly within the priorities of God, Family, Work, and Community. His pursuits embody “anything outside” however most notably fishing, watching school soccer, boating, and dealing on heavy tools. His favourite past-time is cooking for his household and buddies and internet hosting out of doors gatherings.

Shad has been a restoration diver, a youth baseball coach, a youth entice coach, and a youth group volunteer. He is a lifelong resident of Arkansas and wouldn’t wish to be wherever else.

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