LITTLE ROCK — Five ballot questions, some of them the subjects of legal challenges, will be on the ballot as early voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 general election.
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LITTLE ROCK — Races for all seven of Arkansas’ constitutional offices will be on the general election ballot as early voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 election — and deciding who will fill the offices is not the only thing at stake.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate race in Arkansas has been among the most expensive and hotly contested in the nation with the two major party candidates and their supporters spending more than $42.6 million on the campaign while two minor party candidates have been left largely on the sidelines.
LITTLE ROCK — In a news conference Friday, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., called on President Barack Obama to institute a temporary ban on travel to the U.S. from three Ebola-plagued West African countries and outlined other steps he said are needed to protect Americans from the deadly virus.
CONWAY — Democratic 1st District congressional candidate Jackie McPherson and Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford tangled during a debate Friday over Crawford’s vote against a bill addressing issues at the Veterans Administration.
CONWAY — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross seized on things from each other’s backgrounds to criticize and called each other flip-floppers during a debate Thursday on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a challenge to a ballot proposal to make alcohol sales legal in all 75 Arkansas counties.
LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin said Thursday that voters will not be required to show photo identification at the polls in the Nov. 4 general election, although he is exploring options for implementing a photo ID requirement for future elections.
CONWAY — The two majority candidates running for lieutenant governor discussed their plans and goals if elected during a debate Thursday, while the Libertarian candidate said the office has little authority and is only part-time.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Several possible proposals for addressing the state’s highway needs are being considered in advance of the 2015 legislative session, most them involving tax increases, the director of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Thursday.