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Voting set to begin in runoff for Arkansas House seat

posted: 06/11/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Voters in five counties of north-central Arkansas will head to the polls starting Tuesday in their third effort this year to pick a state representative.

Arkansas lawmaker takes oath, fills out chamber

posted: 06/06/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Republican Donald Ragland of Marshall, who won a February special election to fill the vacant District 83 seat in north-central Arkansas, was sworn in to the Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Recounts confirm results in 2 close Arkansas House races; 1 candidate asks for another

posted: 05/24/2018 4:04 p.m. Discuss

A second recount has been called in one of two tight Arkansas statehouse races, after the first left both winners — and incumbents — in place while adding one vote to the slimmest margin, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Thursday.

Parties select Arkansas House, Senate nominees across state

posted: 05/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

An English teacher and activist defeated an environmental lawyer to represent Arkansas’ House District 33, which includes Hillcrest and parts of downtown and midtown Little Rock.

Hopefuls in Arkansas House race in Little Rock aligned on key issues

posted: 05/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

How similar are the two Democrats running to represent a state House district in the north-central part of Little Rock?

Battle over health care, guns marks Arkansas Senate race

posted: 05/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

A proxy fight over guns, health care and the governor's second-term agenda is playing out in a Republican primary race for a state Senate seat in northeast Arkansas.

North Little Rock rivals in race for House seat

posted: 05/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Two North Little Rock High School graduates have polar-opposite pitches in their candidacies for a state House seat that represents the community where they grew up.

Republican state Senate hopefuls stress experience

posted: 05/15/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

In their bids for a state Senate seat, former state Rep. Dean Elliott of Maumelle and Mark D. Johnson of Ferndale emphasize their experiences and raise questions about each other.

Arkansas House District 83 run draws 3 in GOP

posted: 05/14/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Republican primary to represent state House District 83 in north-central Arkansas is a rematch of sorts, just a few months in the making.

Experienced, or not, the debate in Arkansas House District 28 race

posted: 05/14/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

One candidate for the House District 28 seat touts his political experience as a campaign selling point while his opponent says it's his lack of politics that makes him the ideal choice.

2 House hopefuls list underserved as focus

posted: 05/13/2018 3:06 a.m. Comments 2

Two Democrats say they're vying for the House District 36 seat for the same reason: to fight for the state's underserved population.

Berry, Morphis flesh out their stances in District 68 race

posted: 05/13/2018 3:04 a.m. Comment 1

A few months after announcing their intentions to run for an open state House seat in a district near Russellville, two Republicans facing each other in the primary have better formed their messages for the voters.

In state Senate race, Little Rock rivals stick to issues, keep it civil

posted: 05/12/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

In his bid to oust state Sen. Linda Chesterfield, challenger Andre Pendleton is taking the unusual tack of not criticizing her record.

Children, road fixes key issues in central Arkansas House race

posted: 05/07/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The Republican primary race for state House District 14 in central Arkansas will pit an incumbent who believes in limited government but sees a need to fix the state’s highways against a challenger who wants the state to do more to help its children.

District 24 needs cited by hopefuls

posted: 05/07/2018 2:44 a.m. Comment 1

Turrell Mayor Dorothy Cooper is citing the widespread needs in Senate District 24 in her bid to oust state Senate Democratic leader Keith Ingram of West Memphis, who points to his experience in helping meet its needs.






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