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David Haak to Announce Mayoral Candidacy

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A lifelong resident of Texarkana, Arkansas is preparing to announce his candidacy for Texarkana, Arkansas’ Mayoral Race.

David Haak, is no stranger to politics and is holding a news conference this morning at 10 a.m.

According to the Texarkana Gazette, Haak says he already has nearly 1,000 signatures on petitions supporting him to be the city’s next mayor.

Haak served on the Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors from 1996 to 1998. He was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1998 and served from 1999 to 2004. As a state representative, Haak served on the Joint Budgeting; Revenue & Tax; Insurance & Commerce; and Public Health, Welfare and Labor; and Legislative Council and State Agencies and Government Affairs committees. Haak was appointed by Gov. Mike Huckabee to Arkansas Economic Development Commission and served from 2005 to 2008. He served on the Texarkana, Ark., Planning & Zoning Commission from 2009 to 2010 and was a member of the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce Board from 2006 to 2008. He was Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in 2008 and founding president of the Texarkana, Ark., Education Foundation.

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