John Robinson, Republican

How long have you lived in the area?

I have lived in Lonoke County for 31 years and the City of Lonoke for the past 7 years.

How many City Council meetings have you observed in the past year?

I have attended the last 8 Council meetings.

Why do you want to be elected to public office?

To be able to voice the concerns and needs of the citizens of Lonoke. With the help of my fellow council members I believe we can help the city grow and prosper.

What qualifications do you have that enable you to meet the responsibilities of a city council member?

My experience for the past 20 years in the restaurant business has taught me how to budget expenditures during good and bad economic times.

What do you believe to be the most important issue facing the city council?

I believe the growth of industrial business is an important issue in order for our town to grow and sustain itself .

What would you do to meet the issue?

Work with the Council Members, Mayor,and Chamber of Commerce to ensure the Highway 89/Interstate 40 interchange becomes an avenue to attract new industrial businesses.