Phil Grace officially launched his campaign for State Senate. He will be seeking the Republican nomination for Senate District 18 which covers parts of Faulkner county. Grace is a conservative Republican with an experienced political history in Cleburne County.

"I’ve been spending time over the last few months in different parts of Senate District 18 and I have repeatedly heard that the people want an alternative candidate on the ballot this year.

Grace is a former Justice of The Peace in Cleburne County and is employed as the Director of Technology at the Heber Springs School District. Mr. Grace is a licensed Arkansas teacher in the area of computer engineering. His wife, April, is a 7th grade science teacher at the Heber Springs Middle School. He and his wife, have been married for 10 years and have a son named Alexander. The Grace family are active members of First Assembly of God in Heber Springs where they have attended since 2003.

Grace has served previously as President of the Arkansas Society for Technology in Education. He is a member of the NRA, Gideon’s international, and a contributor to the Arkansas Right to Life. More information about the campaign can be found at