Bart Hester Delivers Results
Resources for Those on the Front Lines of the Pandemic
Senator Hester quickly moved to strategically use savings to secure personal protective equipment and funded Nurses, EMTs, and nursing home workers bonus
pay to secure our
Those Who Were
When the pandemic started, thousands of Arkansans lost their jobs. They depended on unemployment benefits to survive. When their payments were delayed, Senator Hester held officials accountable and until the problem was fixed and struggling Arkansans received their checks.
Secured Vital Funding for Small Businesses
Small Businesses are the backbone of the Arkansas economy. The pandemic forced many to close their doors, Bart fought for $100 million in funding for small businesses to buy protective equipment they needed to safely re-open their doors.
Leadership You Can Count On
DEDICATED TO BENTON COUNTY
Bart Hester is a life-long Arkansan, who learned the value of hard work and public service while growing up in Green Forest, Arkansas, where his parents were school teachers.
Bart received his bachelor's degree in Business Management from the Sam Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. While attending the university, he was a three years letterman for the Arkansas Razorback's Baseball Team.
He married his high school sweet heart, Ashley Dorsey. He and Ashley, his wife of fourteen years, live in Bentonville with their four children; Brooklyn, Addey Jo, Nik and Madden Hester. They attend the First Baptist Church of Bentonville, where Bart serves as a Deacon.
After graduation, Bart went to work for J.B.Hunt in real estate development. Bart started his own company focused on real estate development, construction, and sales across of Northwest Arkansas.
Bart was elected to the Arkansas State Senate in 2012, where he has championed tax cuts government transparency, and reducing unnecessary government regulation and bureaucracy. Bart was a driving force behind eliminating government ear mark spending known as GIFs.
Bart was elected as the Senate Majority in a unanimous bi-partisan vote in 2018 and serves in the position today.
Bart is a member of the National Rifle Association, Razorback “A” Club, and Arkansas Realtors Association.
DELIVERING RESULTS FOR BENTON COUNTY
Bart is a life long Arkansan, graduate of the Walton Business School, and small business owner forcosed on real eastate development, construction and sales in Northwest Arkansas.
HUSBAND & FATHER
Bart and Ashley, have been married nineteen years. They have four children; Brooklyn, Addey Jo, Nik and Madden Hester. They attend the First Baptist Church of Bentonville, where Bart serves as a Deacon.
YOUR STATE SENATOR
Bart was elected to the State Senate in 2012, representing most of Benton County. In 2018, he was elected Senate Majority Leader. Bart continues to lead, carry key legislative priorities for Northwest Arkansas
Since being elected, Bart has championed $500,000,000.00 in tax CUTS on sales, property, income, and business. Delivering results for hardworking taxpayers!
PROTECTING OUR RIGHTS
Bart championed the the Civil Asset Reform act of 2019, protecting citizens right to due process. As an avid outdoorsman, he is has been a staunch defender of our second amendment rights.