Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Jefferson County Democratic Central Committee Chairman Ted Davis, left, laughs at joke made by Rep. Henry “Hank” Wilkins IV as he speaks at the Jefferson County Democrats Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on Thursday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Jefferson County Democratic Women President Zelda Hoaglan is also pictured.

State and regional Democratic candidates were given the opportunity to speak at the the dinner, and Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Vince Insalco was the keynote speaker.

The candidates who spoke were: gubernatorial candidate Lynette Bryant, lieutenant governor candidate John Burkhalter, attorney general candidate Nate Steel, secretary of state candidate Susan Inman, auditor candidate Regina Stewart Hampton, land commissioner candidate Mark Robertson and District 4 U.S. House of Representatives candidate James Lee Witt.

(Amy Widner Photo/Pine Bluff Commercial)