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Jonathan Dismang (born July 30, 1979, in Maynard in Randolph County in northeastern Arkansas) is a Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate. A resident of Beebe in White County near Little Rock, he has since 2013 represented Senate District 28. From 2011 to 2013, he represented Senate District 29, which then included parts of White, Pulaski, and Faulkner counties. [1]

Jonathan Dismang
President pro tempore of the Arkansas Senate
In office
January 15, 2013 – January 14, 2019
Preceded byPaul Bookout
Succeeded byJim Hendren
Member of the Arkansas Senate
from the 28th district
Assumed office
January 15, 2013
Preceded byEddie Williams
Member of the Arkansas Senate
from the 29th district
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 15, 2013
Preceded byJohn Capps
Succeeded byEddie Williams
Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives
from the 49th district
In office
January 2009 – January 10, 2011
Preceded byMark Pate
Succeeded byJeremy Gillam
Personal details
Born (1979-07-30) July 30, 1979 (age 40)
Maynard, Arkansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationHarding University (BA)
WebsiteOfficial website

Beginning in 2015, Dismang was named Senate President Pro Tempore; he replaced Michael Lamoureux, who instead became the chief of staff to Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Dismang is a graduate of the Church of Christ-affiliated Harding University in Searcy in White County. He is chief financial officer of Whitwell and Ryles Real Estate Investments, LLC,[1] and owns a cattle company. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives before he was elected to the Arkansas Senate in 2010.

Another state senator, Republican Jason Rapert, was reared in Maynard but represents District 35, which includes his residence in Perry County.


  1. ^ a b "Biography of the Honorable Jonathan Dismang, Arkansas State Senator" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2013.

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Arkansas Senate
Preceded by
Paul Bookout
President pro tempore of the Arkansas Senate
Succeeded by
Jim Hendren