Arkansas Right to Life Releases Voter’s Guide

Our friends at Arkansas Right to Life have released the results of their 2014 primary elections candidate survey. You can see their candidate survey results here.

Arkansas Right to Life sent candidates for state and federal office five questions related to human life and legislation, asking each candidate to answer “Yes,” “No,” or “Undecided.”

Voter’s guides are a valuable tool you can use to learn about the candidates running for office ahead of the primary elections. Early voting is underway in Arkansas right now, and Election Day is Tuesday, May 20. If you have any questions about the election, please feel free to contact our office at (501) 375-7000.

Primaries, Runoffs, and Generals: Understanding Elections

The May primary elections are less than 4 weeks away. Between the primary elections, runoff elections, special elections, and the November General Election, it’s no wonder people routinely express confusion over exactly what each election is and what their vote does.

As Election Day approaches, we thought it would be a good idea to type up a simple primer of what each election is and what it does. Whether you’re a student who is just learning about elections or an adult who missed some of the finer nuances of self-government in civics class, we hope you will find this brief primer helpful in understanding what is going on this year.

Primary Elections

Elections are held in even-number years (with a few exceptions, which we will mention shortly). In Arkansas, some elected officials serve two-year terms (like members of the Arkansas House of Representatives) while others serve four-year terms (like the Governor and members of the Arkansas Senate).

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Photos from the Capitol Building Yesterday

Between the budget session, candidate filing, and a TeenPact gathering, a lot went on at the Arkansas Capitol Building yesterday. Below are a few photos just to give you an idea of the day’s events.

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TeenPact is meeting this week at the State Capitol. Their leadership group paused for lunch in the Capitol CafĂ©. About 40 home schoolers are attending this year’s week-long seminar at the Capitol. This prestigious national program teaches home schoolers about the inner workings of government.

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