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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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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 …
Due to term limits, Arkansas Secretary of State Charlie Daniels – a Democrat – can’t run for another term in office.
Daniels, who was the commissioner of state lands prior to being elected secretary of state in 2002, is running for auditor of state. There are four candidates — three Democrats and a Republican — who hope to fill in in for Daniels. The Democrats will face each other in the May 18 primary and the winner of that race will face Republican Mark Martin in the November general election.
Mark Wilcox is the current commissioner of state lands. As per Arkansas term limit laws, he is prohibited from serving a third term in that office.
He is running for secretary of state and is facing Pat O’Brien and Doris Tate in the May 18 primary. The Democrat who emerges from that race will face Republican Mark Martin in the November general election.
The office is open this year as Charlie Daniels, the incumbent, can’t run again due to term limits laws. Daniels was the commissioner of state lands prior to being …
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 …
Pat O’Brien, the Pulaski County clerk, is running for the Secretary of State’s office.
O’Brien faces Doris Tate and Mark Wilcox in the May 18 primary. The winner of that race will face Republican Mark Marin the November general elections.
O’Brien has a lot to say about voter fraud and the necessity of marking Arkansas more “business friendly.” Click here to listen to a podcast featuring an interview with O’Brien. Click here to listen to our archived podcasts.
You can visit O’Brien’s campaign site by going to PatObrienForArkansas.com.
The Secretary of State’s office is …
Mark Martin — state representative from Prairie Grove by way of the Arkansas Delta — is the lone Republican in this year’s election for the Secretary of State’s office.
He, then, is focused on the November general election while the three Democrats running for the office — Pat O’Brien, Doris Tate and Mark Wilcox — have a primary on May 18. Click here to visit the podcast site and listen to an interview with Martin.
The office is open this year as Charlie Daniels, the incumbent, can’t run again due to term …