Arkansas voters remain firmly committed to the death penalty despite an upcoming quick execution schedule, advances made in DNA testing, and a national trend towards ending the practice.
A new Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey suggests more than 2-to-1 support for the death penalty versus life without parole.
Q: Do you support the death penalty, or should the state of Arkansas make life without parole the maximum prison sentence for capital offenses?
61% Support death penalty
29% Life without parole
10% Don’t Know