The Republican Party of Arkansas (RPA) is the affiliate of the United States Republican Party in Arkansas.
The party is led by state chairman Doyle Webb, who was re-elected to serve a second term in December 2010. Webb, an attorney, was once chief of staff for the late Lieutenant Governor Winthrop Paul Rockefeller
The RPA's headquarters is on West 6th Street in downtown Little Rock. Chase Dugger serves as the Executive Director. Megan Tollett serves as the Political Director, and David Ray serves as the Communications Director.
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