LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former North Little Rock Mayor Pat Hays, state Rep. Ann Clemmer and Little Rock banking executive French Hill have officially entered the race for Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District.
The three formally filed paperwork to enter the race Monday, the first day of the weeklong filing period for the 2014 elections. The seat is being vacated by GOP U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin.
Clemmer and Hill are Republicans and Hays is a Democrat. Retired Army Col. Conrad Reynolds is also expected to seek the Republican nomination for the 2nd District
Griffin announced in October that he would not run for re-election and is now seeking the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor.