PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Jeremy Arthur, the president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, announced his run for the Alabama House of Representatives yesterday. He will run as Republican in District 88, which represents parts of Autauga and Elmore Counties.
“The hardworking men and women of District 88 deserve a representative who looks out for their best interests at the State House. I pledge to work every day to ensure our conservative principles are heard and respected in Montgomery,” Arthur said in a press release. “I uniquely understand the needs facing our local area. I will work hard to guarantee that Autauga and Elmore counties have what they need to continue to lead, grow, and succeed.”
Arthur has an extensive background working in organizations that represent Alabama businesses. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Main Street Alabama Board of Directors, the Business Education Alliance, the Governor’s Small Business Council, and the Governor’s Board on Broadband Development.
A graduate of Auburn University, the Prattville resident has served in many state and local organizations that work to give back to the community. He has served as president of the Prattville Rotary Club, campaign chair for the River Region United Way- Autauga County, president of Leadership Autauga, and president of the Prattville Baptist Hospital Advisory Council.
The seat is currently held by Republican Paul Beckman, who announced he will not run for reelection. The Republican Party primary election will be held on June 5, 2018.