Arkansas Election 2014

Local & Regional News
2:06 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Inman Announces Bid For Arkansas Secretary Of State

A longtime election official from Little Rock says she's seeking the Democratic nomination for Arkansas secretary of state next year.

Susan Inman on Thursday said she's running for the party's nomination to challenge Republican Secretary of State Mark Martin.

Martin was elected in 2010 and has said he's running for a second term.

Inman serves on the state Board of Election Commissioners and the Pulaski County Election Commission.

She is also president of the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association.

Medicaid Expansion
5:43 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Arkansas AG Rejects Wording Of Medicaid Referendum

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the wording of a proposal to ask voters to approve a new law that would use federal Medicaid dollars to purchase private insurance for thousands of low-income residents.

McDaniel's office on Tuesday rejected the wording of a proposed referendum on the "private option" that lawmakers approved this year as an alternative to expanding Medicaid's enrollment. The wording of the referendum must be certified by McDaniel's office before supporters can begin gathering signatures to place it on next year's ballot.

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Local & Regional News
4:47 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Congressman Griffin On ‘Cotton For Senate’ Bandwagon

Congressman Tim Griffin on Talk Business Arkansas.

Congressman Tim Griffin (R) says Fourth District Cong. Tom Cotton will be the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2014 even if “he doesn’t know it yet.”

Griffin appeared on Talk Business Arkansas this week to discuss the Senate race, GOP politics and the latest from the Pegasus pipeline oil spill in Mayflower.

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Local & Regional News
4:13 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Arkansas' Auditor Won't Seek Re-Election In 2014

Arkansas Auditor Charlie Daniels says he won't seek re-election in 2014.

Daniels, a Democrat, has been a fixture at the Capitol for decades and his Monday announcement makes the statewide auditor office an open seat on next year's ballot.  

Daniels served as state Lands Commissioner for 18 years, starting after his election in 1984. Term limits didn't let him run again in 2002, but he was elected secretary of state that year, serving eight years and then wining election as auditor in 2010.  

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