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The race for Arkansas Senate District 7 pits Rep. Jon Woods, R-Springdale, against candidate Diana Gonzales Worthen (D) in a contest that for both candidates will focus on ways to create job growth.

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:26pm

Issue No. 2, a legislatively-referred proposed constitutional amendment, doesn’t have a cheerleading group or a set of detractors and that has left voters undecided and unsure of its fate.

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 12:48pm

Fort Smith Directors reviewed findings from the National Citizens Survey (NCS) Tuesday (Oct. 30) that the city falls short in public perception for three key areas: police services, city appearance and public information.

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 7:36pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 97 pits candidates Bob Ballinger (R) and Robert Berry (D) against each other in a contest that for both men will focus on tax relief and, for Ballinger, "personal economies" of Arkansas citizens.

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 3:11pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 89 pits candidates Yessie Hernandez (D) and Micah Neal (R) against each other in a contest that for Neal, will be about job creation and tax relief.

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:30pm

The race for Arkansas Senate District 6 pits Rep. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, against candidate John Paul Wells (D) in a contest that for both men will be about growing jobs and upholding traditional values.

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 1:22pm

Officials report turnout for the first week of early voting in Benton and Washington counties to be heavier than in the last presidential election.

Arkansas allows early voting 15 days before an election, beginning this fall on Oct. 22.

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 12:56pm

Early voting for the 2012 general election is underway, and Sebastian County is seeing a slight uptick in voter participation when compared to the 2008 presidential election.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 8:06pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 88 pits candidates Randy Alexander (R) and Edwin Sugg (D) against each other in a contest that for Alexander, will be about what can be done "to improve economic conditions in Arkansas so that good jobs are available to all of our citizens s

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 7:19pm

BENTONVILLE — As voters in Benton and Washington County head to the polls during early voting through election day Nov. 6, they will see a race on the ballot that is not normally there in a standard election.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 6:50pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 86 pits Rep. Greg Leding, D-Fayetteville, against challenger Brian Scott (R) in a contest where jobs and education will play large roles.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 5:06pm

The race for Arkansas Senate District 9 pits Sen. Bruce Holland, R-Greenwood, against Rep.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 10:12am

The U.S. Attorneys for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas announced Friday (Oct. 26) the assistant attorneys who “will lead the efforts” connected to a U.S. Department of Justice program to handle election day complaints.

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 5:31pm

Economic growth in the U.S. was stronger than forecast in the third quarter, propelled by gains in consumer spending, defense outlays and homebuilding.

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 1:45pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 85 pits candidates Paul Graham (R) and David Whitaker (D) against each other in a race that, for Whitaker, will be about "jobs and the economy."

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 1:40pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 84 pits Rep. Charlie Collins, R-Fayetteville, against challenger Adella Gray (D). Gray said that, if elected, she would set education, job creation and balancing the budget as top priorities.

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 1:31pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 82 pits challenger Bill Gossage (R) against Rep. Leslee Post, D-Ozark, in a contest where job creation takes center stage. But while the candidates agree on the top issue, they differ some on approach.

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 1:20pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 81 pits challenger Wolf Grulkey (D) against Rep. Justin Harris, R-West Fork, in a contest where job creation will be the top issue for both candidates.

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 5:04pm

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith (UAFS) students sparred Wednesday (Oct. 24) over the state initiative to legalize the sale of medical marijuana, which will come before the public at the Nov. 6 general election.

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 4:39pm

The race for Arkansas House of Representatives District 80 pits candidates Charlene Fite (R) and Jack Norton (D) in a contest where job creation and taxes will receive the lion's share of attention.

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 4:18pm

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