Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2008 Arkansas General Election

Arkansas

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.
US President & Vice President (Arkansas)
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Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
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Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
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Cynthia Mckinney - G
Websitewww.runcynthiarun.org
Rosa Clemente - G
Ralph Nader - I
Websitewww.votenader.org
Matt Gonzalez - I
Websitewww.votenader.org/about/matt-gonzalez/
Bob Barr - L
Websitewww.bobbarr2008.com
Wayne Allen Root - L
Websitewww.rootforamerica.com/home/index.php
John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
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Sarah Palin - R
Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Gloria La Riva - PSL
Eugene Puryear
US Senate
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Mark Pryor - D
Websitepryor.senate.gov
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Rebekah Kennedy - G
US House of Representatives
U.S. Congress District 01
U.S. Congress District 02
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Deb Mcfarland - G
Vic Snyder - D
Danial Suits
Websitewww.myspace.com/danialsuitsforcongress
U.S. Congress District 03
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John Boozman - R
Websitewww.boozmanforarkansas.com
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Abel Noah Tomlinson - G
Websiteabelforcongress.com/
U.S. Congress District 04
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Joshua J. Drake - G
Websitewww.drakeforcongress.com
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Mike Ross - D
Websitewww.mikeross.com
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Arkansas Senate
State Senator District 1
Johnny Key - R
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2013/2013R/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=J.%20Key
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State Senator District 2
State Senator District 3
State Senator District 4
Sharon Kathleen Warford - R
State Senator District 7
State Senator District 8
Cecile Bledsoe - R
Websitewww.cecilebledsoe.com
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State Senator District 9
State Senator District 12
David W. Wyatt - D
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=D.%20Wyatt
State Senator District 17
State Senator District 20
Larry R. Teague - D
Websitewww.teaguesenate.com/
State Senator District 23
State Senator District 24
State Senator District 25
Gene Jeffress - D
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=J.%20Jeffress
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State Senator District 26
State Senator District 30
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Joe White - D
Websitewww.votejoewhite.com/
Gilbert R. Baker - R
State Senator District 31
State Senator District 32
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David Edward Johnson - D
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=D.%20Johnson
Scott Pfleegor
State Senator District 33
Joyce A. Elliott - D
Websitewww.elliottforcongress.com
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Arkansas House
State Representative District 1
Steve Harrelson - D
Websitewww.steveharrelson.com
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State Representative District 2
State Representative District 3
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David "Bubba" Powers - D
Evelyn Joyce Bradford - R
State Representative District 4
Bruce Maloch - D
Websitebrucemaloch.com
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State Representative District 5
State Representative District 6
State Representative District 7
State Representative District 8
State Representative District 9
Eddie L. Cheatham - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/187/eddie-l-cheatham
State Representative District 10
State Representative District 11
State Representative District 12 (shares Boundary With 13 & 14)
State Representative District 13 (shares Boundary With 12 & 14)
State Representative District 14 (shares Boundary With 12 & 13)
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Tiffany Rogers - D
Websitetiffanyrogers.net
Harvey W. Edwards, Jr.
State Representative District 15
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Walls McCrary - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/238/walls-mccrary
Trent Eilts - R
Doug Hatcher - R
State Representative District 16
James L. Word - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/251/james-l-word
State Representative District 17
Stephanie Flowers - D
Websitestephanieflowersstatesenate.com
State Representative District 18
State Representative District 19
State Representative District 20
State Representative District 21
State Representative District 22
State Representative District 23
State Representative District 24
Ricky Darrell "Rick" Saunders - D
State Representative District 25
State Representative District 26
State Representative District 27
State Representative District 28
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Barbara Nix - D
Websitewww.electnix.org
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David Mccoy - R
State Representative District 29
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Scott Smith - D
Ann V. Clemmer - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/224/ann-v-clemmer
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State Representative District 30
Bill Sample - R
Websitewww.sampleforsenate.com
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State Representative District 31
State Representative District 32
Allen W. Kerr - R
State Representative District 33 (shares Boundary With 34)
State Representative District 34 (shares Boundary With 33)
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Wilhelmina Lewellen - D
Herbert L. Broadway - R
State Representative District 35
State Representative District 36
State Representative District 37
State Representative District 38
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John Charles Edwards - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/229/john-charles-edwards
Kelly M. Eichler - R
State Representative District 39
State Representative District 40
Barry Hyde - D
Websitewww.barryhyde.com
State Representative District 41
State Representative District 42
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Val Yagos - D
Gene Mason - G
Elizabeth Jane English - R
State Representative District 43
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Jim Nickels - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/240/jim-nickels
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Steven Meckfessel - R
State Representative District 44
Mark W. Perry - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/242/mark-perry
State Representative District 45
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Linda S. Tyler - D
Websitelindatylerforsenate.com
Bill Fechtelkotter - R
State Representative District 46
State Representative District 47
State Representative District 48
Davy Carter - R
Websitewww.electdavycarter.com
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State Representative District 49
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Kieth Williams - D
Jonathan Dismang - R
Websitewww.jonathandismang.com
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State Representative District 50
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Monty Lynn Betts - D
Brain Barnett - G
Alderman Kyle Reeves - R
State Representative District 51
State Representative District 52
State Representative District 53
Keith M. Ingram - D
Websitekeithingramforarkansas.com
State Representative District 54
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Otis L. Davis - D
Robert E. "Bob" Philyaw - I
State Representative District 55
State Representative District 56
Larry D. "Buddy" Lovell - D
State Representative District 57
Jerry Brown - D
Websitebrownforarkansas.com
State Representative District 58
Jody Dickinson - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/227/jody-dickinson
State Representative District 59
State Representative District 60
Johnny Hoyt - D
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=Hoyt
State Representative District 61
State Representative District 62
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Bill Walters - D
Terry Rice - R
Websitewww.terryrice.net
State Representative District 63
State Representative District 64
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Mike Bock - D
Stephanie Malone - R
Websitewww.votemalone.net
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State Representative District 65
Tracy Pennartz - D
Websitetracypennartz.com
State Representative District 66
State Representative District 67
State Representative District 68
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Thomas Akin - D
Mary Boley - G
Andrea Lea - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/235/andrea-lea
State Representative District 69
State Representative District 70
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J. Patrick Bewley - D
Jeff Hall - I
Marjorie Leclair - I
Robert E. Dale - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/226/robert-e-dale
State Representative District 71
State Representative District 72
James McLean - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/239/james-mclean
State Representative District 73
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J. R. Rogers - D
Chad Moseley - R
Websitewww.chadmoseley.com
State Representative District 74
Butch Wilkins - D
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/249/butch-wilkins
State Representative District 75
State Representative District 76
State Representative District 77
State Representative District 78
State Representative District 79
State Representative District 80
State Representative District 81
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Danny K. Rowe - D
Bonnie B. Brown - I
Karen Hopper - R
Websitewww.karenhopper.com
State Representative District 82
State Representative District 83
State Representative District 84
John Paul Wells - D
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=Wells
State Representative District 85
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Bill Witty - D
John Burris - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/219/john-burris
State Representative District 86 (shares Boundary With 87)
State Representative District 87 (shares Boundary With 86)
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Earl J. Hunton - D
Mark Martin - R
Websitewww.electmarkmartin.com
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State Representative District 88
Uvalde Lindsey - D
Websitewww.uvaldelindsey.com
State Representative District 89
State Representative District 90
State Representative District 91
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David Allen Stoppel - D
Bryan B. King - R
Websitewww.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2013/2013R/Pages/MemberProfile.aspx?member=B.%20King
State Representative District 92
Lindsley Smith - D
Websitewww.smith4representative.org
State Representative District 93
Jon Woods - R
Websitewww.woodsforarkansas.com
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State Representative District 94
Les Skip Carnine - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/221/les-skip-carnine
State Representative District 95
Duncan Baird - R
State Representative District 96
Debra M. Hobbs - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/231/debra-m-hobbs
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State Representative District 97
Jonathan D. Barnett - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/218/jonathan-barnett
State Representative District 98
State Representative District 99
State Representative District 100
Mary L. Slinkard - R
Websitewww.arkansashouse.org/member/245/mary-l-slinkard
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Amendment 1 An Amendment Concerning Voting, Qualifications Of Voters And Election Officers, And The Time Of Holding General Elections.
Amending Various Provisions Of The Arkansas Constitution Concerning Voting And Elections; Providing That All Persons May Vote Who Are Citizens Of The United States, Residents Of The State Of Arkansas, At Lease Eighteen (18) Years Of Age, And Lawfully Registered To Vote; To Repeal The Requirement That The Right To Vote Shall Not Be Made To Depend On Any Previous Registration Of An Elector's Name; Repealing Article 3, Section 5 Of The Arkansas Constitutional Providing That No Idiot Or Insane Person Shall Be Entitled To The Privileges Of An Elector; And Permitting The General Assembly To Extablish The Date And Time Of Elections And The Qualifications Of Election Officers.For Proposed Referred Amendment No. 1Against Proposed Referred Amendment No. 1
Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 2 An Amendment Providing That No Legislative Appropriation Shall Be For A Period Longer Than One Year, Providing For Fiscal Legislative Sessions, Requiring The General Assembly To Meet Every Year With Regular Sessions Continuing To Be Held In Odd-numbered Years And Fiscal Sessions Held In Even-numbered Years, Unless The General Assembly Votes To Hold Regular Sessions In Even-numbered Years And Fiscal Sessions In Odd-numbered Years, And Allowing The General Assembly To Consider Non-fiscal Matters During A Fiscal Session Upon Approval Of Two-thirds Of Both Houses
Proposing A Constitutional Amendment To Provide That Appropriation Bills Are Valid For One Fiscal Year; To Require General Assembly To Meet In Fiscal Session During Even-numbered Years; And To Set Length Of Sessions.For Proposed Referred Amendment No.2Against Proposed Referred Amendment No. 2
Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 3 A Constitutional Amendment Authorizing The General Assembly To Establish, Operate, And Regulate State Lotteries To Fund Scholarships And Grants For Arkansas Citizens Enrolled In Certified Two-year And Four-year Colleges And Universities In Arkansas
An Amendment To The Arkansas Constitution Authorizing The General Assembly To Enact Laws To Establish, Operate, And Regulate State Lotteries; Requiring Lottery Proceeds To Be Used Solely To Pay The Operating Expenses Of Lotteries, Including All Prizes, And To Fund Or Provide For Scholarships And Grants To Citizens Of This State Enrolled In Public And Private Non-profit Two-year And Four-year Colleges And Universities Located Within The State That Are Certified According To Criteria Established By The General Assembly; Requiring The General Assembly To Establish Criteria To Determine Who Is Eligible To Receive The Scholarships And Grants; Declaring That Lottery Proceeds Shall Not Be Subject To Appropriation By The General Assembly; Declaring Lottery Proceeds To Be Cash Funds Held In Trust Separate And Apart From The State Treasury To Be Managed And Maintained By The General Assembly Or An Agency Or Department Of The State As Determined By The General Assembly; Requiring Lottery Proceeds Remaining After Payment Of Operating Expenses And Prizes To Supplement, Not Supplant, Non-lottery Educational Resources; Declaring That This Amendment Does Not Repeal, Supersede, Amend Or Otherwise Affect Amendment 84 To The Arkansas Constitution Or Games Of Bingo And Raffles Permitted Therein; Prohibiting Lotteries And The Sale Of Lottery Tickets Except As Herein Specifically Provided.For Proposed Initiative Amendment No. 3Against Proposed Initiative Amendment No. 3
Referred Question No. 1 Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007
Shall the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission be authorized to issue General Obligation bonds under the authority of the Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal and Pollution Abatement Facilities Financing Act of 2007, for the financing and refinancing of the development of water, waste disposal, water pollution control, abatement and prevention, drainage, irrigation, flood control, and wetlands and aquatic resources projects to serve the citizens of the State of Arkansas, in total principal amount not to exceed Three Hundred Million Dollars ($300,000,000), with no more than One Hundred Million Dollars ($100,000,000) of such bonds to be issued to finance and refinance the development of irrigation facilities, in series from time to time in principal amounts not to exceed, without prior approval of the General Assembly, Sixty Million Dollars ($60,000,000) in any fiscal biennium, which bonds shall be secured by a pledge of the full faith and credit of the State of Arkansas?"FOR Issuance of State of Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities General Obligation bonds _____AGAINST Issuance of State of Arkansas Water, Waste Disposal, and Pollution Abatement Facilities General Obligation bonds _____
Proposed Initiative Act No. 1 An Act Providing That An Individual Who IsCohabiting Outside Of A Valid Marriage May Not Adopt Or Be A Foster Parent Of A Child Less Than Eighteen Years Old
A Proposed Act Providing That A Minor May Not Be Adopted Or Placed In A Foster Home If The Individual Seeking To Adopt Or To Serve As A Foster Parent Is Cohabiting With A Sexual Partner Outside Of A Marriage Which Is Valid Under The Constitution And Laws Of This State; Stating That The Foregoing Prohibition Applies Equally To Cohabiting Opposite-sex And Same-sex Individuals; Stating That The Act Will Not Affect The Guardianship Of Minors; Defining "minor" To Mean An Individual Under The Age Of Eighteen (18) Years; Stating That The Public Policy Of The State Is To Favor Marriage, As Defined By The Constitution And Laws Of This State, Over Unmarried Cohabitation With Regard To Adoption And Foster Care; Finding And Declaring On Behalf Of The People Of The State That It Is In The Best Interest Of Children In Need Of Adoption Or Foster Care To Be Reared In Homes In Which Adoptive Or Foster Parents Are Not Cohabiting Outside Of Marriage; Providing That The Director Of The Department Of Human Services Shall Promulgate Regulations Consistent With The Act; And Providing That The Act Applies Prospectively Beginning On January 1, 2009.For Proposed Initiative Act No. 1 _____Against Proposed Initiative Act No. 1 ___
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