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Welcome to Arkansas on Ballotpedia!

Arkansas is located in the Southern United States and is the 32nd most populous of the 50 states. Arkansas' name is an Algonquian name of the Quapaw Indians. The capital and most populous city of Arkansas is Little Rock, located in the central portion of the state. Arkansas was admitted into the Union as the 25th state on June 15, 1836.

Arkansas has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 35 members of the Arkansas State Senate and 100 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives.


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National politics in Arkansas

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
John Boozman
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Arkansas 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkBlanche Lincoln (D)
Mark Pryor
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Arkansas 2003January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkTimothy Hutchinson (R)

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Rick Crawford
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkMarion Berry (D)
Steve Womack
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Boozman (R)
Tim Griffin
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkVic Snyder (D)
Tom Cotton
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkMike Ross (D)

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The structure of the Arkansas judicial system is laid out in Article 7 of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Arkansas Supreme Court, the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the Arkansas District Courts, the Arkansas Circuit Courts and Arkansas City Courts.

The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, United States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of Arkansas and United States bankruptcy court, Western District of Arkansas. The district courts are part of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.



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The Natural State
Capital:   Little Rock
Motto:   Regnat populus
Translation:   The people rule
Population:   2.9 million
Area of state:   53,178 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1836
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