The Green Papers: Arkansas 2023 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:3,013,756 (0.97% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:6(0.00% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Little Rock
 

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Arkansas State and Local Government


Primary elections are for Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican candidates only. If no candidate receives at least 50% of the vote, a runoff between the two top vote-getters will be held.

If the General Election filing date falls on a holiday so the deadline is extended 1 day.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 118th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator  Thomas B. "Tom" Cotton
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Thomas B. "Tom" Cotton
FEC S4AR00103

Class 3 Republican Senator  John Nichols Boozman
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016, 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2028

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Sarah Huckabee Sanders
First elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Leslie Rutledge
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

118th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2024, 2026. No Term Limit. 118th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Republican (4 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1 Republican Member of Congress  Eric Alan "Rick" Crawford
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2 Republican Member of Congress  James French "French" Hill
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3 Republican Member of Congress  Stephen A. "Steve" Womack
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Stephen A. "Steve" Womack
FEC H0AR03055

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4 Republican Member of Congress  Bruce Westerman
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime

  Republican Secretary of State  John Thurston
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Secretary of State is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Attorney General  John Timothy "Tim" Griffin
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Treasurer Mark Lowery
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Republican Auditor  Dennis Milligan
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Commissioner of State Lands  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: No one can serve more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime

  Republican State Lands Commissioner Tommy Land
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
The current Commissioner of State Lands is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates)
  Republican: 13 incumbents, 2 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Natural Law (affiliates)
  Right to Life
  Unity
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  The Constitution of the State of Arkansas of 1874
Election Authority
  Arkansas Secretary of State Presents: Vote Naturally | Accurate, Accessible. For Arkansas
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Arkansas General Assembly
  Arkansas House of Representatives
  Arkansas Senate
Democratic
  The Democratic Party of Arkansas
Republican
  The Republican Party of Arkansas
Third Party
  Arkansas Libertarian Party
  Arkansas Right to Life
  Constitution Party of Arkansas
  Justice Party of Arkansas
  Natural Law Party of Arkansas
  The Unity Party of Arkansas
Media & others
  Arkansas Business.com - Little Rock
  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Little Rock
  Batesville Daily Guard
  Evening Times - West Memphis
  KAIT TV - ABC - Jonesboro
  KATV TV - ABC - Little Rock
  KLRT TV - FOX - Little Rock
  KTHV - CBS - Little Rock
  Lynch at Large
  Magnolia Reporter - Magnolia
  NWANews.com - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Fayetteville
  Politics1.com - Arkansas
  Talk Business River Rock Communications
  The Arkansas Project
  The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home
  The Jonesboro Sun
  The Leader - Jacksonville
  The Morning News - Springdale - Rogers - Bentonville - Fayetteville
  The Sentinel-Record - Hot Springs
  The Times Dispatch - Lawrence County
  The Times Record - Fort Smith
  TheCabin.net - Log Cabin Democrat of Conway
  Van Buren Press Argus

 


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