Carol (Carol) Dalby (R-SH100)
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Capitol: 501.682.7771
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Arkansas House of Representatives
Room 350 State Capitol Building 500 Woodlane Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

District Office:
10 Brookside Drive
Texarkana, AR 71854
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: John Dalby   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Judiciary
MemberHouse Committee on Rules
MemberSubcommittee on Finance
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Courts and Civil Law
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Juvenile Justice and Child Support
MemberHouse Committee on City, County and Local Affairs
Ex-OfficioSubcommittee on Corrections and Criminal Law
MemberJoint Committee on Girls State
Vice ChairSubcommittee on Medical Marijuana Oversight
MemberSubcommittee on Counties and Municipalities
MemberSubcommittee on Lottery Oversight
MemberSubcommittee on Administrative Rules
MemberJoint Committee on Legislative Auditing
Ex-OfficioJoint Legislative Council
Counties Representing
Baxter / Benton


Rep. Carol Dalby is serving her third term in the Arkansas House. She represents District 1 which includes Texarkana and a portion of Miller County.

For the 93rd General Assembly, Rep. Dalby serves as Chairperson of the House Judiciary Committee. She also serves on the House City, County & Local Affairs Committee as well as the House Rules Committee. Rep. Dalby is an attorney practicing in Texarkana. She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University and then went on to earn her master's from East Texas State University (now Texas A&M). She later earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville.

Rep. Dalby has previously served as President of the Texarkana School Board. She was appointed to serve as District Judge in Miller County and as a Special Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court.

She has previously served as president for Opportunities Inc. and for the Junior League of Texarkana. She was honored for her work with the Junior League receiving the Outstanding Sustainer Award, an award honoring members with outstanding volunteer service.

She also served as president for the Texarkana Regional Arts Council/Women for the Arts; President of the Library Commission, and Chair of the local Red Cross.

Rep. Dalby is a member of the board for Arkansas Women for Education, Women for Texas A&M, Texarkana Regional Center on Aging and Texarkana Friends of UAMS.

Rep. Dalby is a member of the First United Methodist Church where she teaches Sunday School. She has two grown children and lives in Texarkana with her husband, John.