Tim Griffin

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Tim Griffin
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20th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas
Assumed office
January 13, 2015
GovernorAsa Hutchinson
Preceded byMark Darr
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byVic Snyder
Succeeded byFrench Hill
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas
In office
December 20, 2006 – June 1, 2007
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byBud Cummins
Succeeded byJane Duke
Personal details
Born
John Timothy Griffin

(1968-08-21) August 21, 1968 (age 53)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Griffin
Children3
Education
Military service
Branch United States Army
Years of service1996–present (reserve)
RankColonel
Unit172d Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (May–August 2006)
WarsIraq War
Awards

John Timothy Griffin (born August 21, 1968) is an American lawyer and politician. He became the 20th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas in 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was the U.S. Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2015.

In 2020, Griffin announced his candidacy for Governor of Arkansas the 2022 election,[1] but quit the race in February 2021 to run for Arkansas Attorney General instead.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Who is running for governor of Arkansas in 2022? Meet the candidates". Southwest Times Record. 2021-01-25. Retrieved 2021-01-25.
  2. Brantley, Max (2021-02-08). "Tim Griffin abandons race for governor, to run for attorney general instead". Arkansas Times. Retrieved 2021-02-08.