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[3 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,651 views]
Arkansas Republicans extend lead in state constitutional offices

While most of the Arkansas elections were decided last night, there were still a few offices where more returns were needed to figure out which way they’d go.
The lieutenant governor, secretary of state and land commissioners were deemed too close to call late last night, but it appears some winners have emerged today.
In the secretary of state’s race, Republican Mark Martin has defeated Democrat Pat O’Brien. Martin rolled here in Saline County with 19,619 votes to O’Brien’s 14,634.
In the land commissioner’s race, Republican John Thurston has beaten Democrat L.J. Bryant. …

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[8 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,980 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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[20 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,091 views]
Broadway, Copeland and Darr interviewed

Trying to figure out who to vote for in the upcoming Arkansas lieutenant governor’s race? We’ve got interviews with all three candidates — Republicans Donnie Copeland and Mark Darr as well as Democrat Shane Broadway — up on the podcast page. Each interview is relatively short so take a few minutes and learn a bit more about what they stand for and hope to achieve as lieutenant governor.
Whoever prevails in the November elections will succeed Bill Halter, the current lieutenant governor. Halter, a Democrat, is running for U.S. Senate and …

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[20 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 1,185 views]
An Interview with Shane Broadway

Shane Broadway, a Democrat from Bryant, is running for Arkansas lieutenant governor. He’s finishing up his last term in the Arkansas Senate and faces no opposition in the May primaries. He will face either Mark Darr or Donnie Copeland who square off in the Republican primaries next month.
It should be mentioned that this interview was to be hosted by the Arkansas Realtors Association (ARA). However, the ARA is having some odd server problem at the moment so I’m posting it here (I am the director of media relations over there, …

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[19 Apr 2010 | One Comment | 2,862 views]
An interview with Donnie Copeland

Donnie Copeland, a Republican from North Little Rock, is running for Arkansas lieutenant governor. He faces Mark Darr in a primary on May 18 and the winner of that race will run against Democrat Shane Broadway in the November elections. We’ll have interviews with all the candidates running for lieutenant governor here at FirstArkansasNews.net (and we’ll cover some other races, too).
Click here to listen to the interview with Copeland and click here to access our podcast archive. If you’d like to visit Copeland’s campaign site on the Internet, head to …

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[18 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,852 views]
An interview with Mark Darr

Mark Darr, a Republican from Springdale, is running for Arkansas lieutenant governor in this year’s elections. He faces Donnie Copeland in a primary on May 18. The winner of that race will face Shane Broadway, a Democrat, in the November elections. Here at FirstArkansasNews.net, we’ll post interviews with all the lieutenant governor candidates in the days to come.
Click here to listen to the Mark Darr interview and make sure to check here (or just visit this blog regularly) for more upcoming podcasts. You can find out more about Barr by …