Higher Ed Union Endorses 2 Local Candidates

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For the first time in several years, the labor union of the University of Arkansas is endorsing candidates in the 2022 general election.

Sloan Scroggin

Sloan Scroggin, a candidate for Ward 3, Position 1, of the Fayetteville City Council, has received the endorsement of UA-Fayetteville Education Association / Local 965. At its October meeting, members agreed he is the best candidate to represent University of Arkansas employees as well as residents of his ward and indeed the city. Scroggin is a Local 965 member.

Sloan, an instructor in Fulbright College’s Department of Mathematical Sciences has served as a council member since 2019. The other candidate for Ward 3 is funeral home owner Scott Berna, whom Local 965 opposes in this race.

Josh Moody

Josh Moody, Democratic nominee for county judge of Washington County, has been endorsed by UA-Fayetteville Education Association / Local 965. Union members at their meeting Thursday, Oct. 20, called Moody the superior candidate to manage government operations as well as work for the best interests of residents throughout the county.

Josh has been a teacher in the Fayetteville School District and Washington County Juvenile Detention Center. The other candidate for county judge is District 5 Justice of the Peace Patrick Deakins, whom Local 965 opposes in this race.

Local 965’s “Area Voting Info for 2022” can help you locate your municipal and legislative wards and districts, polling places and related information.