Richard Bright of Arkadelphia is running for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 18. Bright is an attorney and Justice of the Peace in District 1. Bright received both his undergraduate and law degree at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He previously served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Clark County. Bright is married to Leslie Bright and the couple has a daughter Mary Erwin. Leslie is also an attorney who worked for the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Economic Development Corporation of Clark County at its inception and is a former Clark County Election Coordinator. Bright is an Elder and Deacon at First Presbyterian Church in Arkadelphia, Chairman of the Clark County Quorum Court Personnel Committee, lifetime hunting member of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.