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[8 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,978 views]
Arkansas runoff results

Yes, it’s runoff time here in Arkansas.
Well it was, anyway. The May 18 primaries were nasty enough and one might argue that the fighting in the June 8 runoffs was even worse.
Perhaps the big election of the night was the Democratic primary runoff for U.S. Senate.
Incumbent Blanche Lincoln and Lt. Gov. Bill Halter have been flinging mud at each other for months now. Thankfully, that’s all over — Halter has conceded and Lincoln will fight to defend herself against challenger John Boozman, a Republican and 3rd District U.S. Representative.
One of …

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[2 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,476 views]
An interview with Doris Tate – Democrat running for the Secretary of State’s office

Doris Tate, the Sebastian County clerk and recorder, is running for the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office. She’s got a primary coming up on May 18 against Pat Obrien and Mark Wilcox. The Democrat who emerges from that race will face Republic Mark Martin in the November general election.
Click here to listen to a podcast of an interview with Tate. To hear other interviews, go to the podcast archive.
The office is open this year as Charlie Daniels, the incumbent, can’t run again due to term limits laws. Daniels was the …