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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...

Hendren to run again

Subscriber onlyState Rep. Kim Hendren, R-Gravette, will seek re-election, he announced this week. Continue reading...

Benton County prepares for 2016 vote

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials are preparing for next year's elections by addressing a range of issues from voting machine maintenance to poll worker training and expanding early voting locations. Continue reading...

No filing-fee changes, Democratic Party says

Subscriber onlyThe Democratic Party of Arkansas' filing fees for state and federal offices aren't changing for candidates seeking election in 2016 because there is no compelling reason to do so, party Chairman Vince Insalaco said Monday. Continue reading...

Tontitown council sanctions alderman

Doudna brings up Edgmon’s absences

Subscriber onlyAlderman Joe Edgmon publicly was reprimanded by his own City Council for missing meetings, revealing more internal squabbling in the city. Continue reading...