• Candidacy Release


    August 18, 2014

    FAYETTEVILLE, AR – John S. La Tour of Fayetteville announces his candidacy for the Ward 4, Position 1 on the Fayetteville City Council.

    La Tour believes in limited government, responsive government and strong families. He recognizes that a strong section of people in Fayetteville agree with these views but are under represented on the current council.

    La Tour was born and raised in Ville Platte, Louisiana, the son of a land surveyor and public school teacher. Upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Accounting, he moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1979.

    Graduating with a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas in 1981, he has practiced accounting as a CPA since 1981 in the same office building in downtown Fayetteville.

    In 2007 he earned a Juris Doctorate in 2007 from Oak Brook College and established his law practice in 2010. Mr. La Tour has participated in various entrepreneurial ventures in northwest Arkansas. He and his wife of 22 years, Elizabeth, have nine children.

    For continued updates on Mr. La Tour’s platform and campaign, please visit www.votelatour.com. Mr. La Tour may be reached by email at john@votelatour.com or by phone at 479-455-5544.