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Dr. Chris Jones, Democratic Candidate for Governor, Visits Hope

By Mark Keith, 02/2/22 10:16 PM

Dr. Chris Jones, Democratic candidate for Governor of Arkansas visited Hope Wednesday and spoke to supporters at the Hempstead County Library.  Dr. Jones is from Pine Bluff and is the son of two preachers.  He attended Morehouse College on a NASA scholarship for physics and math.  He studied at M.I.T. and became a nuclear engineer.  Dr. Jones also has a Ph.D in Urban Planning.  After returning home he led the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.  He is also an ordained minister.

As Governor, Dr. Jones pledges to improve public education opportunities in every community, strengthen infrastructure from roads to broadband access, protect the right to vote for everyone, and bridge the rural and urban divide.

For more information about Dr. Jones’ candidacy, visit ChrisForGovernor.com