Local Election News

Benton County Filings

Subscriber onlyThese candidates filed for municipal office Friday, the first day candidates were able to file for city races that will appear on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. The filing period ends at noon Aug. 19. Continue reading...

Washington County Municipal Filings

Subscriber onlyThese candidates filed for municipal office Friday, the first day candidates were able to file for city races that will appear on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. The filing period ends at noon Aug. 19. Continue reading...

City office filings begin today

Subscriber onlyFiling for municipal offices begins at noon today, including races for mayor in Fayetteville, Springdale and Rogers. Continue reading...

Smith announces run for Rogers mayor

Subscriber onlyCarrie Perrien Smith says she has been thinking about running for Rogers mayor for awhile. Continue reading...

State Election News

State's U.S. Senate rivals weigh in on parties' lots

Subscriber onlyTheir respective national conventions now past, Republicans are more united behind their presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and Democrats are "rewriting history" in making a pitch for their candidate, Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Friday. Continue reading...

Delegates set for convention on Lampkin seat

Subscriber onlyThe effort to find a new Democratic candidate for state House District 9 continued this week as the district's two southeast Arkansas counties selected delegates for a party convention Thursday. Continue reading...

Term-limit measure's ballot title approved

Subscriber onlyArkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Friday certified the popular name and ballot title for the Arkansas Term Limits Amendment. Continue reading...

Benton County Filings

Subscriber onlyThese candidates filed for municipal office Friday, the first day candidates were able to file for city races that will appear on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. The filing period ends at noon Aug. 19. Continue reading...

National Election News

State's U.S. Senate rivals weigh in on parties' lots

Subscriber onlyTheir respective national conventions now past, Republicans are more united behind their presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and Democrats are "rewriting history" in making a pitch for their candidate, Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Friday. Continue reading...

'Stark choice' in November, Clinton says

Trump: ‘Taking gloves off’

Subscriber only After a historic Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton rallied Friday to stress the "stark choice" voters will face between her and Republican nominee Donald Trump when they go to the polls in exactly 101 days. Continue reading...

Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee

WASHINGTON — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked in an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee, a spokeswoman for the committee said Friday. Continue reading...

Arkansas delegate holds 'No TPP' sign, gets boot

Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- An Arkansas delegate for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders was barred from the Democratic National Convention on Thursday after displaying an unauthorized sign during a speech by President Barack Obama the previous day. Continue reading...

Endorsements

NWA editorial: Nations, Griffin for judge

Voters countywide will make district court decision

Subscriber onlyVoters in Benton and Washington counties each have a choice to make in the March 1 election, but it's a little different than any of the other races on the ballot. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: For Bob Clinard

Stay course with current Benton County judge

Subscriber onlyBarry Moehring, the 49-year-old District 15 justice of the peace on the Benton County Quorum Court, has campaigned for county judge vigorously on the proposition that county government needs a plan. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: For Shawn Holloway

Major at sheriff’s office should be given a chance

Subscriber onlyHaving explored our rationale behind not endorsing the incumbent Benton County sheriff in Saturday's edition, the time comes now for offering our 2 cents' worth on the remaining candidates in the GOP primary race. Continue reading...

NWA editorial: For Mark Kinion

Subscriber onlyWhichever Democrat wins his party’s nomination for Washington County judge faces a tough battle in November against the unchallenged GOP nominee, state Rep. Micah Neal. Two men want a chance to take up that challenge: Mark Kinion, 58, a mortgage banker and a two-term Fayetteville alderman, and Joshua Mahony, 35, a Fayetteville resident and partner in an El Dorado-based natural resources management company dealing with oil, timber and natural gas. Continue reading...