Libertarian economist announces candidacy for Arkansas treasurer

Economist Michael Pakko gives his economic forecast in Little Rock in this Oct. 29, 2009 file photo. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Staton Breidenthal)
Economist Michael Pakko gives his economic forecast in Little Rock in this Oct. 29, 2009 file photo. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Staton Breidenthal)


Economist Michael Pakko of Roland plans to run for state treasurer in this year's election, he announced this week.

Pakko, who has served as chairman of the Libertarian Party of Arkansas since 2015, said he will seek the nomination of the party during its convention this weekend.

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