Democratic 4rth District U.S. House of Representatives candidate James Lee Witt campaigned with the national Put the Middle Class First Bus Tour on Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He discussed raising the minimum wage, equal pay for equal work, making college affordable and protecting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

Democratic 4rth District U.S. House of Representatives candidate James Lee Witt campaigned with the national Put the Middle Class First Bus Tour on Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He discussed raising the minimum wage, equal pay for equal work, making college affordable and protecting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.


The bus tour organizers are meeting Democratic candidates in 18 states. Early voting began on Monday in advance of the Nov. 4 election. Witt is running against Republican candidate Bruce Westerman and Libertarian candidate Ken Hamilton.


UAPB Young Democrats President Alexander Watkins urged his peers to vote. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)