Arkansas State Senate elections, 2000

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Elections for the office of Arkansas State Senate consisted of a primary election on May 23, 2000 and a general election on November 7, 2000.

Qualifications

Article 5, Section 4 of the Arkansas Constitution states: No person shall be a Senator or Representative who, at the time of his election, is not a citizen of the United States, nor any one who has not been for two years next preceding his election, a resident of this State, and for one year next preceding his election, a resident of the county or district whence he may be chosen. Senators shall be at least twenty-five years of age, and Representatives at least twenty-one years of age.

Campaign contributions

During the 2000 election, the total contributions to Senate candidates was $1,866,727. The top 10 contributors were:[1]

2000 Donors, Arkansas State Senate
Donor Amount
Bryles, Steve $56,174
Whitaker, T J $53,111
Whiteside, John N $39,460
Wiley, Dorvan $32,310
Stephens Group $27,960
Arkansas Republican Party $25,000
Simes, Alvin L $21,450
Whitaker, Ruth $17,916
Entergy $17,850
Young, Dennis Ray $15,400

List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Don Hartley: 3,420
  • Jimmy Jeffress: 5,836 Approveda
  • James T. Jordan: 4,046
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jimmy Jeffress Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Percy Malone Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Percy Malone Green check mark transparent.png

District 4

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Barbara Horn: 6,510 Approveda
  • Dennis Young: 6,322
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • Spencer Plumley Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

  • Note: No data available for general election.

District 5

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Hill Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Hill Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Steve Faris: 8,145 Approveda
  • Jim Lancaster: 7,518
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Steve Faris Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Lloyd Parks: 1,294
  • Hank Wilkins: 4,026 Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Hank Wilkins Green check mark transparent.png

District 9

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Billi Fletcher: 2,831
  • Brenda B. Gullett: 3,913 Approveda
  • Pat Pappas: 2,222
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brenda B. Gullett Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Ed Wilkinson Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ed Wilkinson: 20,289 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Oscar Stilley: 533

District 12

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • John Whiteside Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • Sharon Trusty Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Whiteside: 14,689 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Sharon Trusty: 11,571

District 13

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Terry Smith Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Terry Smith Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Jim Argue Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • Mary Jane Rebick Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Argue: 18,241 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Mary Jane Rebick: 15,225

District 20

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Stephen Simon: 3,153 Approveda
  • Greg Wren: 2,751
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • Gilbert Baker: 1,502 Approveda
  • Dan Rhea: 609

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Stephen Simon: 13,494
Republican Party Gilbert Baker: 13,902 Green check mark transparent.png

District 22

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Steve Higginbothom: 5,276
  • Alvin Simes: 5,909 Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Alvin Simes: 11,502 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Carolyn "Brown" Elliott: 6,238

District 25

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Bob Johnson: 8,875 Approveda
  • Roger L. Rorie: 5,329
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bob Johnson Green check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Dorvan Wiley Approveda
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • Ruth Whitaker Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dorvan Wiley: 15,573 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ruth Whitaker: 11,281

District 28

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Steve Bryles: 3,632 Approveda
  • Joe Harris, Jr.: 3,040
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Steve Bryles Green check mark transparent.png

District 29

Democratic Party May 23 Democratic primary:
  • Claud Cash: 4,669 Approveda
  • Gene Roebuck: 3,411
Republican Party May 23 Republican primary:
  • Garry R. Doty Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Claud Cash: 14,705 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Garry R. Doty: 8,025


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