'Counting On' star Jed Duggar forays into politics, announces candidacy for Arkansas State Representative District 89
Another Duggar is entering politics! Just a couple of days after Jed made his debut on Instagram, the reality star used the platform to make the big announcement
Jed Duggar is going to be the new face in politics! Just a couple of days after Jed made his Instagram debut, the reality star announced his candidacy for Arkansas State Representative District 89. Many people had placed their bets on Jed entering into politics soon and his Instagram happened to be a giveaway.
Looking at his profile picture and the people Jed was following, many wondered if Jed created an Instagram profile to announce to the world that he would soon be entering into politics and just like people had anticipated, he announced about his candidacy.
Dressed in suit and tie, Jed shared a picture with "Job Growth, conservative values. Religious Liberty" written on it. He then announced his candidacy as he wrote, "I’m announcing my candidacy for Arkansas State Representative District 89 in Springdale. I'd appreciate your prayers, support, and your vote!"
He further described himself as a politician and wrote: "I'm a Conservative. Pro-Life. Pro-Second Amendment. Pro Religious Liberty. Combat the Opioid Crisis. Lower Taxes. More Jobs & Growth. Strong Economy."
Jed also described how his lifestyle will help him better understand people and their needs. "I'm Jed Duggar. I have grown up in the Springdale area all my life and as a local small-business owner, I understand the important issues facing the residents and businesses of District 89," he wrote.
He added, "I will unequivocally advocate for conservative values. I am a Christian and I will stand up for religious liberty, I am pro-life and I will be an advocate for the unborn, and I will always defend our Second Amendment. With your support, I will be a strong, conservative voice in Little Rock for District 89."
Fans were quick to congratulate the reality star as many added that they would be giving him their vote. "I would vote for you! Except I'm in Rogers, not Springdale," wrote one fan.
"Arkansas needs new people who care about the people of Arkansas and not their wallets. Good Luck," the fan added. Another wrote, "That's great. May God bless you, guide you and give you wisdom in all that you do."