Elections

  Group stops collecting signatures for marijuana legalization

Arkansas True Grass wanted an amendment to legalize marijuana use and expunge prior drug convictions on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Arkansas to ensure voter registration records get updated

  Jon Milligan defeats Cole Peck in runoff election

  Hunter Biden requests telephone hearing in paternity case

  Prosecutor Scott Ellington wins newly created Second Judicial District, Division 12 judge seat

Runoff elections set for March 31

  Biden wins 9 Super Tuesday states, including Texas; Sanders takes California, 3 others

Continued Coverage

  Presidential candidates focus on Mid-South as Super Tuesday nears

Tennessee and Arkansas are starting to find themselves in the spotlight, as both states prepare for their presidential primaries on March 3, also known as Super Tuesday.

Voters in Mountain Home to consider Sunday alcohol sales

Voters in Mountain Home will decide next week whether to allow the off-premises sales of alcohol on Sundays.

Recreational marijuana amendment under debate around Arkansas

  Supporters push for Issue 1 at Jonesboro meeting

  Candidates debate issues in State Representative District 53 race

  Early voting starts Tuesday in Arkansas

  Bloomberg, Biden top poll of Arkansas Democrats

  Candidates discuss criminal justice reform at public forum

  State Senate District 21 candidates hold heated debate Friday

Candidates for a state senate seat that impacts most of Craighead County went head to head Friday during a political forum.

  Fictitious tags charge gets judge booted off ballot

Judge Chris Piazza said while the charge was "absurd," the state constitution required Judge Adam Weeks be removed from the ballot.

  Gosnell Mayor Elect Teresa Walker makes history

Gosnell Mayor Elect Teresa Walker made history when she won the runoff election on December 4.

Runoff results call for a new mayor in Harrisburg

Harrisburg will have a new mayor come Jan. 1.

Voters reject Brookland annexation

No annexation... that is what voters in Brookland said yesterday at the ballot box.

JET to offer free rides Election Day

In an effort to make sure every vote gets counted, the city of Jonesboro will offer free rides Election Day.

Arkansas Supreme Court disqualifies term limits proposal

The Arkansas Supreme Court has ordered election officials to not count votes cast for a ballot measure that would have imposed the strictest term limits in the country on state legislators

Senator Blunt in Poplar Bluff, MO discussed opioid epidemic

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt was in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Tuesday, October 16 to speak with several officials on the opioid epidemic.

County is hopeful voter registration increase translates to the polls

And while recently voter turnout has been on the decline across the country, voter registration is actually up in Craighead County.

Arkansas Supreme Court upholds revised voter ID law

Arkansas' highest court has upheld a voter ID law that is nearly identical to a restriction struck down by the court four years ago.

Voter registration deadlines approaching for Arkansas, Missouri

Deadline is approaching for Arkansas, Missouri residents to vote.

Issues that will appear on the AR ballot

There are a handful of issues that will appear in the November ballot in Arkansas, but some votes won’t count.

Arkansas governor details plan to shuffle state agencies; opponent responds

Arkansas governor details plan to shuffle state agencies; opponent responds.

  National Voter Registration Day in Craighead County

Septemeber 25 was National Voter Registration Day. Craighead County makes voters aware of the holiday.

McCaskill, Hawley debate in St. Louis

Senator Claire McCaskill and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley met in their first debate-style matchup on Friday, September 14.

  Stiff contest expected for Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation

The confirmation battle over a coveted seat on the nation's highest court kicks off on Tuesday.

County Clerk warning voters about changes in address

Randolph County Clerk Rhonda Blevins is urging voters to make sure they notify her office of any address changes before election season.