Local Election News

Reed Seeks Election For Bentonville Ward 3 Seat

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Kristy Reed has entered her bid for the Ward 3, Position 2 City Council seat in this year's election. Continue reading...

Attorney general candidates split on 'federal overreach'

The Democratic and Republican candidates for Arkansas attorney general are divided over whether the office should be used to fight the federal government. Continue reading...

Tennant To Run For Second Term On Fayetteville City Council

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The final City Council member up for re-election this year announced Thursday he plans to run again for the council's Ward 3, Position 1 seat. Continue reading...

Kinion Aims To Keep Fayetteville Ward 2 Post

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Ward 2 representative Mark Kinion would like to keep his seat on the City Council for another four years. Continue reading...

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State Election News

Ross, Hutchinson battle on budget

Will help raise jail reimbursements, both tell counties

Subscriber onlyDemocratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross warned county officials Friday about Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's tax-cut plan, saying Hutchinson wants to cut income taxes by $100 million in his first year and then worry about balancing the budget and funding public education, Medicaid and public safety programs. Continue reading...

Only one on ballot for Eureka Springs mayor

Subscriber onlyFor the first time in at least 30 years, a candidate is running unopposed for mayor of Eureka Springs. Continue reading...

Romney endorses Cotton in NLR appearance

Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney formally endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton on Thursday in North Little Rock, saying the race between Cotton and Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is critical to the GOP's efforts to win control of the Senate. Continue reading...

U.S. House majority leader stumps for Hill in LR

Subscriber onlyU.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy stood in front of 350 miles of unused pipes at Welspun Tubular in Little Rock on Wednesday morning advocating for completion of the Keystone XL pipeline and promoting Arkansas Republicans. Continue reading...

National Election News

Huckabee plumps for Common Core

Don’t ‘dumb down’ schools, he says

Subscriber onlyConservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. Continue reading...

Rove-backed group sets Colorado focus

Subscriber onlyThe Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media budget to more than $26 million. Continue reading...

GOP eases off strategy of hitting health care law

Subscriber onlyRepublicans seeking to unseat the Senate incumbent in North Carolina have cut in half the portion of their top-issue ads citing President Barack Obama's health care law. Continue reading...

Hold put on age cap for Louisiana posts

Subscriber onlyLouisiana court officials who face new age restrictions that could oust them from office will be allowed to sign up for re-election bids this week. Continue reading...