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Explore candidates and issues in the 2018 election. Just scroll, or jump to a section with the buttons below.


Federal

U.S. House of Representatives 3rd District

Michael Kalagias (L)

Josh Mahony (D)

Steve Womack (R)*

Jason Tate (W)

Treasurer

Dennis Milligan (R)*

Ashely Ewald (L)

Lands Commissioner

T.J. Campbell (L)

Tommy Land (R)

Larry Williams (D)

State Senate
District 3

Cecile Bledsoe (R)*

Jon Comstock (D)

District 4

Dawn Clemence (R)

Greg Leding (D)

District 5

Bob Ballinger (R)

Lee Evans (L)

Jim Wallace (D)

District 6

Gary Stubblefield (R)*

District 8

Mathew Pitsch (R)*

William Hyman (L)

District 9

Terry Rice (R)*

State Representative
District 69

Aaron Pilkington (R)*

Eddie L. King (D)

District 74

Jon Eubanks (R)*

District 75

Lee Johnson (R)

District 76

Cindy Crawford (R)

District 77

Justin Boyd (R)*

Stephen Edwards (L)

Luke Pruitt (D)

District 78

Jay Richardson (D)

District 79

Gary Deffenbaugh (R)*

District 80

Casey D. Copeland (L)

Charlene Fite (R)*

Lou Reed Sharp (D)

District 86

Nicole Clowney (D)

District 87

Robin Lundstrum (R)*

Kelly Scott Unger (D)

State House 82

Sarah Capp (R)

State House 83

Keith Slape (R)

Donald Ragland (R)

State House 89

Megan Godfrey (D)

Jeff Williams (R)*

County Collector

Gloria Peterson (R)*

Johnson Uncontested Races

  • Mayor: Chris Keeney*
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 1: Bill Burnett*
  • City Council Ward 2, Position 1: Bob Fant*
  • City Council Ward 3, Position 1: Angela Perea

Lincoln Mayor

Jason Davis

Doug Hutchens

Chris Porter

Lincoln Special Election

.75% increase in city sales tax

Lincoln Uncontested Races

  • City Council Ward 1, Position 1: Douglas Moore*
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 2: Pam Christian
  • City Council Ward 2, Position 2: Terry M. Bryson
  • City Council Ward 3, Position 1: Bobby McDonald*
  • City Council Ward 4, Position 1: Doyle W. Dixon*
  • City Council Ward 4, Position 2: Johnny Stowers*

Prairie Grove Mayor

Charles “Sonny” Hudson*

Jackson G. (J.G.) Ward

Prairie Grove City Council Ward 3, Position 1

Rochelle Hyler-Caswell

Doug Stumbaugh*

Prairie Grove Special Election

.5% increase in city sales tax

Prairie Grove Uncontested Races

  • City Clerk: Christine Kelly*
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 1: Doug L. Bartholomew*
  • City Council Ward 2, Position 1: Robert Cunningham*
  • City Council Ward 4, Position 1: Marquita Smith*

Springdale City Council Ward 2, Position 1

Ray Dotson

Mike Overton*

Springdale City Council Ward 3, Position 1

Rick Culver*

Amelia Taldo-Williams

Springdale City Council Ward 4, Position 1

Mike Lawson*

Eve Smith

Springdale Uncontested Races

  • City Attorney: Ernest Cate*
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 1: Brian Powell

Tontitown Uncontested Races

  • Mayor: Paul Colvin Jr.*
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 1: Gene McCartney*
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 2: Henry Piazza*
  • City Council Ward 2, Position 1: Arthur Penzo*
  • City Council Ward 2 Position 2: Larry Ardemagni*
  • City Council Ward 3, Position 1: Don Doudna*
  • City Council Ward 3, Position 2: Tommy Granata*

West Fork Uncontested Races

  • Mayor: Heith Caudle*
  • City Clerk: Ann Upton
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 2: John Collins*
  • City Council Ward 2, Position 2: Misty Caudle*
  • City Council Ward 4, Position 2: Kira Hungate*

Winslow Mayor

Charles Dwyer

Jerry Kidder

Winslow Uncontested Races

  • City Council Ward 1, Position 1: Pamela Center
  • City Council Ward 1, Position 2: Diane Rickman*
  • City Council Ward 2, Position 1: Cory Duncan
  • City Council Ward 3, Position 1: Jim Taylor
  • City Council Ward 3, Position 2: Marsha L. Cooley*

Ballot Issues

Issue One - Tort Reform - SJR8

  • Proposing an amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to limit attorneys' contingency fees in civil actions to thirty-three and one-third percent (33 1/3%) of the net recovery; to limit awards of punitive damages and non-economic damages in civil actions; to require adjustments to the limitations on punitive and non-economic damage awards for inflation or deflation; and to provide that the General Assembly may, by a three-fifths vote of each house, amend or repeal a rule of pleading, practice, or procedure prescribed by the Supreme Court and adopt a rule of pleading, practice, or procedure.

NOTE: The Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled that votes not be counted or certified for Issue 1.

Issue Two - Voter ID - HJR1016

  • An amendment to the Arkansas Constitution concerning the presentation of valid photographic identification when voting; requiring that a voter present valid photographic identification when voting in person or when casting an absentee ballot; and providing that the State of Arkansas issue photographic identification at no charge to eligible voters lacking photographic identification.

Issue Three - Term Limits

  • A proposed amendment to the Arkansas Constitution concerning term limits for members of the Arkansas General Assembly; to provide that no person may be elected to more than three (3) two-year terms as a member of the House of Representatives, to more than two (2) four-year terms as a member of the Senate, or to any term that, if served, would cause the member to exceed a total of ten (10) years of service in the General Assembly; to repeal Section 2(c) of Amendment 73 that established a years-of-service limit on members of the General Assembly of sixteen (16) years; to provide that the ten-year service limit shall include all two (2) and four (4) year terms, along with full years of any partial term served as a result of a special election to fill a vacancy; to apply the limits to terms and service in the General Assembly on and after January 1, 1993; to provide that this amendment shall not cut short or invalidate a term to which a member of the General Assembly was elected prior to the effective date of this amendment; to provide that notwithstanding the General Assembly’s constitutional authority to propose amendments to the Constitution, the General Assembly shall not have the authority to propose an amendment to the Constitution regarding term limits for the House of Representatives or Senate, and to continue reserving that power to the people under Article 5, Section 1, as amended by Amendment 7; and to declare that if any provision of this amendment should be held invalid, the remainder shall stand.

NOTE: The Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled that votes not be counted or certified for Issue 3.​​​​​​​

Issue Four - Casinos

  • An Amendment to Require Four Licenses to be Issued for Casino Gaming at Casinos, One Each in Crittenden (to Southland Racing Corporation), Garland (to Oaklawn Jockey Club, Inc.), Pope, and Jefferson Counties.

Issue Five - An Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage

  • An Act to amend the Arkansas Code concerning the State minimum wage; the Act would raise the current State minimum wage from eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) per hour to nine dollars and twenty-five cents ($9.25) per hour on January 1, 2019, to ten dollars ($10.00) per hour on January 1, 2020, and to eleven dollars ($11.00) per hour on January 1, 2021.

Nonpartisan Judicial

Supreme Court
Associate Justice, Position 3

David Sterling

Courtney Goodson*