Fighting for Life, Liberty, and Love

Together, we can create a more just and equal Arkansas

We must enrich lives, expand liberties, and defend the right to choose who you are and who you love.

Protecting Life

We will fight to improve quality of life.

Defending Liberties

Instead of taking away rights, we need to expand them under the U.S. and Arkansas Constitutions.

Guarding Those Who We Love

We will advocate for those whose voices are oppressed.

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District 20 Population

OUR history

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Love Not Hate in the Natural State

Charlottesville, VA Protest

Participated in a protest against Charlottesville white supremacy rally

August 2017

Craighead County Courthouse, Jonesboro

Marching Against Police Brutality

George Floyd Protests

Participated in marches against police brutality in Arkansas

Summer 2020

Jonesboro and North Little Rock

Quorum Court Meeting

Defending the Library

This meeting marked the beginning of my journey to help defend the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library

June 28, 2021


Use Your Voice

October CCJPL Board Meeting

I spoke publicly at the CCJPL board meeting urging a board member to apologize for ableist and bigoted remarks from previous meetings.

October 11, 2021


Craighead County Quorum Court Meeting

Spoke Against Pro-Censorship Board Member

I spoke out against the nomination and subsequent voting in of a CCJPL board member who is pro-censorship.

October 27, 2021


CCJPL Board Meeting

Called on a CCJPL Board Member to Resign

I spoke at the December CCJPL board meeting outlining the ways the LGBTQIA+ community and allies have been subjected to intimidation tactics and called on a board member, who is responsible for a lot of the hateful rhetoric, to resign.

December 6, 2021


KLEK 102.5 FM

CDCCL Interview

I, along with another defender, spoke on KLEK 102.5 FM to refute misinformation presented by Conservative Corner. We represented Citizens Defending the Craighead County Library.

January 4, 2022

Grassroots Organizing

Campaign Announcement

I officially announced my intent to run for State Senate District 20.

January 10, 2022


PAWPAC Endorses Us

March 2022


314 Action Endorses Us

May 2022

Chenoa Summers is running for State Senate in Arkansas’s 20th district. A Newport Native, she has lived in Jonesboro for over a decade. She has received four degrees – A.S. General Education, A.S. Natural Sciences, B.S. Physics, and M.S. Environmental Science. She is working on a fifth degree at A-State right now – B.S. Biology with emphasis in Botany. She currently works as a student research assistant in a botany lab at A-State. For the past several years, Summers worked in academia as an adjunct instructor of science and the Director of the Student Success Center at UACCB. She returned to undergraduate studies as a student last year.

Most notably in the last six months, she joined the fight against censorship at the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library. She is a member of the CCJPL Friends of the Library, Citizens Defending the Craighead County Library, Craighead County NAACP, Collective Alliance Network, Human Rights Campaign, the Democratic Party of Craighead County, Arkansas State University Young Democrats, NEA Young Professionals, the Arkansas Native Plant Society, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Arkansas Forestry Association. In her spare time, she is a watercolor artist, plant and animal enthusiast, and musician.