AR-01: News and Notes

The Baxter County Democratic Club hosted a debate tonight featuring all six Democrat AR-01 candidates. Candidates will give opening and closing statements. They will also be answering questions from a moderator about healthcare, the economy, foreign policy, and veterans’ issues.…

AR-Sen, AR-01: In The Blogs

Blanche Lincoln:  Bill Halter takes money from organized labor, and he will answer to them rather than to the voters. Reality: Pot, meet kettle.  (h/t Blue Arkansas Blog) **** I have a short post upcoming about some potential issues with…

AR-04: Huckabee backs Rankin

Ex-governor Mike Huckabee is an endorsing machine these days.  The most recent endorsee is  Beth Anne Rankin. That’s “Former Miss Arkansas Beth Anne Rankin” in some circles. Or some of you might know her as “that one woman who sang…

AR-Sen: Map Favors Boozman in GOP Primary

Jason Tolbert explains why geography and demographics make John Boozman the heavy favorite for the GOP nomination in the AR-Sen race.  Basically, it comes down to this: Traditionally, Republican primaries are won and lost in Northwest Arkansas. The 3rd Congressional…

AR-02: Elliott Endorsed by LR Fire Fighters

Little Rock Firefighters Association today endorsed Joyce Elliott. Joyce has been one of the real heroes in state legislature for working families, said [LRFA President Richard] Morehead.  As our Congresswoman, I know Joyce will be a tireless advocate for our…

AR-Sen: In The Blogs

Blue Arkansas blog offers a rundown of the most recent Rasmussen polling numbers for Blanche Lincoln’s seat. UPDATE: Not surprisingly, Faith and Freedom Coalition is embracing the very bias that Blue Arkansas mentioned.

AR-02: More On Social Media In Campaigns

Yesterday, I mentioned the seeming lack of understanding by Arkansas candidates on how to implement a coherent social media strategy.  As luck would have it, Patrick Kennedy posted a Facebook note touching (somewhat) on this issue yesterday as well. Sadly,…

AR-Sen: Halter Raises More Than $2M in 31 Days

Following last night’s deadline for first-quarter financial reporting, Carol Butler, campaign manager for Bill Halter, said that the candidate had raised over $2M since announcing that he would seek Blanche Lincoln’s Senate seat. Obviously, given the monetary lead Lincoln had…