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Candidates for State Attorney General, 2010


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Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

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The Arkansas Attorney General election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010.

Dustin McDaniel (Democrat) faced off against a third-party candidate, Rebekah Kennedy (Green Party), and a write-in, Marc Rosson. McDaniel easily defended his seat, winning 72.8 percent of the vote to Kennedy's 26.8 percent. Marc Rosson received 0.4 percent of the vote as a write-in candidate.

Race tracking

See also: State Attorneys General/Election Racetracking

Both Ballotpedia and Governing magazine predicted a Democratic win.

2010 Race Rankings for Arkansas Attorney General
Race Tracker Race Rating
Ballotpedia Likely Democrat
Governing[1] Safe Democrat
Overall Call Likely Democrat

General Election campaign

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Party - Incumbent Dustin McDaniel
Green Party Green Party - Private attorney Rebekah Kennedy
Independent Write-in - Marc Rosson

General election results

2010 Race for Attorney General - General Election[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Dustin McDaniel 72.8%
     Green Party Rebekah Kennedy 26.8%
     Write-In Marc Rosson 0.4%
Total Votes 722,814

Endorsements

Dustin McDaniel

Finances

According to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office, as of August 16, 2010, the breakdown of campaign finances in the general election was as follows:

Dustin McDaniel Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
July 1 - July 31, 2010[5] August 16, 2010 $520,849.81 $1,750.00 $0.00 $0.00 $25,924.88 $496,674.93
May 19 - June 30, 2010[6] July 15, 2010 $133,850.00 $398,702.72 $0.00 $0.00 $11,702.91 $520,849.81
May 1 - May 18, 2010[7] June 30, 2010 $131,850.00 $2,000.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $133,850.00

May 18, 2010 primaries

See also: Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2010; Arkansas Secretary of State election, 2010

Donkey symbol.png Democratic primary

Candidates

Electoral results

Finances

According to the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office, as of May 17, 2010, the breakdown of campaign finances in the Democratic primary was as follows:

Dustin McDaniel Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
April 1 - April 30, 2010[8] May 17, 2010 $433,057.06 $13,650.00 $0.00 $0.00 $41,057.97 $408,649.09
March 1 - March 31, 2010[9] April 15, 2010 $439,861.39 $16,875.00 $0.00 $0.00 $23,679.33 $433,057.06
February 1 - February 28, 2010[10] March 15, 2010 $435,222.05 $21,350.00 $0.00 $0.00 $13,710.66 $439,861.39
January 1 - January 31, 2010[11] February 16, 2010 $419,910.68 $44,160.00 $0.00 $0.00 $28,848.63 $435,222.05
October 1 - December 31, 2009[12] January 15, 2010 $432,349.15 $41,445.00 $0.00 $0.00 $53,883.47 $419,910.68
July 1 - September 30, 2009[13] October 16, 2009 $340,641.59 $149,039.00 $0.00 $0.00 $57,331.44 $432,349.15
April 1 - June 30, 2009[14] July 13, 2009 $11,049.48 $380,865.00 $0.00 $0.00 $51,272.89 $340,641.59
1st Quarter 2009 Report[15] July 13, 2009 $11,049.48 $380,865.00 $0.00 $0.00 $51,272.89 $340,641.59

Gop logo2.jpg Republican primary

Candidates

  • No candidate ran for nomination

Electoral results

  • No candidate ran for nomination

External links

General Election candidates

References

  1. Governing “Attorney General Race Ratings” 12 Oct. 2010
  2. Arkansas Secretary of State - 2010 General Election Results
  3. Arkansas Times, "AFL-CIO endorsements" 24 Aug. 2010
  4. 4.0 4.1 As these are not cash contributions, they are not reflected in the reported ending balance.
  5. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel July 2010 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  6. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel June 2010 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  7. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel 10-Day Pre-election Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  8. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel April 2010 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  9. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel March 2010 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  10. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel February 2010 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  11. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel January 2010 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  12. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel Fourth Quarter 2009 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  13. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel Third Quarter 2009 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  14. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel Second Quarter 2009 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  15. Arkansas Department of State - Dustin McDaniel Second Quarter 2009 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary