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Trump gives his support in Arkansas governor's race

posted: 05/22/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 10

WASHINGTON -- On the eve of Arkansas' primary elections, Gov. Asa Hutchinson headed to the White House to dine with the president, joining a few other Republican governors who are helping the administration to bolster the nation's border security.

Turnout climbs for early voting across Arkansas; ID law draws few complaints

posted: 05/22/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 8

While some county clerks around the state reported lower-than-normal early voter turnout as they prepared for today's judicial and party primary elections, the final state numbers surpassed those of the last similar primary, in 2014.

Ex-schools chief plans to run for mayor of Little Rock

posted: 05/22/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A former Little Rock School District superintendent announced Monday that he will join the pool of candidates vying for mayor in Arkansas' capital city.

Arkansas justice's hearing in ad suit called off

posted: 05/22/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

FORT SMITH -- A judge canceled a hearing Monday on a motion from attorneys representing Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson who filed suit in Sebastian County Circuit Court last week over the airing of attack ads during her re-election campaign.

Candidate filings conclude in Sherwood, Jacksonville

posted: 05/22/2018 2:24 a.m. Discuss

Jacksonville Mayor Gary Fletcher will face three opponents in the Nov. 6 general election as filing for elected municipal positions in Jacksonville and Sherwood closed Monday.

Election officials say early voting slow

posted: 05/22/2018 1 a.m. Discuss

The final state numbers for early voter turnout surpassed those of the last similar primary although officials in Northwest Arkansas said voting was comparatively slow.

Trump tweets endorsement of Arkansas governor after meeting on immigration

posted: 05/21/2018 6:28 p.m. Comments 4

After meeting with a group of Republican governors, President Donald Trump endorsed Asa Hutchinson on Monday, the day before the state's primary election.

Arkansas candidates make final pitches before primary

updated: 05/21/2018 6:59 p.m. Comments 3

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas legislator touted by national Democrats as the party's best chance to reclaim a Little Rock-area congressional district and rivals portraying themselves as more progressive as health care made their final pitches to voters on Monday ahead of the state's primary.

Ex-Little Rock School District superintendent says he will enter mayor's race

posted: 05/21/2018 4:03 p.m. Comment 1

A former Little Rock School District superintendent announced Monday that he will join the pool of candidates vying to be mayor in Arkansas' capital city.

Arkansas judge postpones hearing on Supreme Court race ads

updated: 05/21/2018 2:48 p.m. Comments 4

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas judge has postponed a hearing on a state Supreme Court justice's third lawsuit aimed at halting a conservative group's TV ad attacking her during her re-election bid.

2 lawmakers tout additions to historic site; Hill, McCarthy make visit to Little Rock's Central High area

updated: 05/21/2018 11:23 a.m. Discuss

In Arkansas' capital city on Sunday, U.S. Reps. French Hill and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy praised federal legislation that expands the boundaries of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

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.

Arkansas voters to select party nominees at polls Tuesday

updated: 05/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

In Tuesday's primary, Arkansas voters will decide whether Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson survives a challenge from gun-range owner Jan Morgan.

State high-court rivals report on finances

posted: 05/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Court of Appeals Judge Kenneth Hixson collected more campaign contributions for his state Supreme Court race in April than his two opponents -- incumbent Associate Justice Courtney Goodson and lawyer David Sterling -- combined.

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