Local Election News

Springdale Republican annouces plans to run again

Subscriber onlyState Rep. Lance Eads of Springdale will run for his second two-year term in the District 88 seat, he announced Friday. Continue reading...

Debate offers glimpse of Fayetteville School Board candidates

Subscriber onlyThree candidates for the Zone 2 seat on the Fayetteville School Board spent an hour Friday giving insight into their personalities and views on a variety of topics, including hiring a superintendent, business partnerships and sex education. Continue reading...

Bella Vistan challenges Powers in Bentonville School Board race

Subscriber onlyRebecca Powers has dealt with controversy in her first term as a School Board member, but it hasn't deterred her from seeking re-election. Continue reading...

U.S. judge sides with state on petition filing date

Subscriber onlyA federal judge on Tuesday threw out a 2014 lawsuit brought by three independent candidates for office in Arkansas who claimed a state law unfairly limited their access to the ballot, even though he said their arguments had merit. Continue reading...

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State Election News

Springdale Republican annouces plans to run again

Subscriber onlyState Rep. Lance Eads of Springdale will run for his second two-year term in the District 88 seat, he announced Friday. Continue reading...

Debate offers glimpse of Fayetteville School Board candidates

Subscriber onlyThree candidates for the Zone 2 seat on the Fayetteville School Board spent an hour Friday giving insight into their personalities and views on a variety of topics, including hiring a superintendent, business partnerships and sex education. Continue reading...

Bella Vistan challenges Powers in Bentonville School Board race

Subscriber onlyRebecca Powers has dealt with controversy in her first term as a School Board member, but it hasn't deterred her from seeking re-election. Continue reading...

Ethics panel investigates Milligan after complaint

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Ethics Commission has started an investigation of state Treasurer Dennis Milligan, after Little Rock attorney Matt Campbell filed a wide-ranging ethics complaint against him. Continue reading...

National Election News

Aide to Clinton testifies in private on Benghazi

Subscriber onlyA senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a spat broke out between a Republican staff member and a Democratic lawmaker who insists it's time for the committee to disband. Continue reading...

Clintons paid for server's upkeep

Subscriber onlyHillary Rodham Clinton and her family personally paid a State Department staff member to maintain the private email server she used while heading the agency, according to an official from Clinton's presidential campaign. Continue reading...

Democrat rejects Iran deal

White House still hopes to prevent Senate vote on it

Subscriber onlyThe White House's goal for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a setback Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition. Continue reading...

Friends say Jill Biden uneasy about '16

Subscriber onlyVice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign. Continue reading...

Endorsements

Endorsements: Gray, Kinion, Honchell Get Endorsements

For some, a vote in the Fayetteville City Council elections in wards 1, 2 and 4 will seem easy to cast, thanks in large part to Matthew Petty. Continue reading...

Endorsements: Collins, Fite Earn Nods For State House In Washington County

Today, we offer our thoughts on two state House of Representative races in Washington County. Continue reading...

Endorsements: Eight Races, 19 Candidates In Bentonville

It is nothing short of amazing that 19 people are running for eight spots on the Bentonville City Council. That's testament to the exhilaration people feel about the town's future. In short, Bentonville is a happening place these days, and that's made it chic to be on the Bentonville City Council. Today, we offer our endorsements for the eight spots for aldermen. Continue reading...

Endorsements: Miller, Hulse, Harbison Earn Nods For Washington County

The voters in six Washington County justice of the peace districts will decide on Nov. 4 who will serve them on the Quorum Court for the next two years. On Friday, we recommended candidates for Districts 4, 7 and 8. Today we round out our recommendations. Continue reading...