Difference between revisions of "Arkansas"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Updates)
m (Text replace - "<!-----------Tab Two - Overview---------> =<br>'''Overview & Elections'''<br>=" to "<!-----------Tab Two - Overview---------> =<br>'''Elections'''<br>=")
 
(27 intermediate revisions by 9 users not shown)
Line 4: Line 4:
 
=<br>'''Arkansas'''<br>=
 
=<br>'''Arkansas'''<br>=
 
<table bgcolor="white" style="border: 1px solid darkgray;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0" border-collapse="true" width="100%"><tr><td>
 
<table bgcolor="white" style="border: 1px solid darkgray;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0" border-collapse="true" width="100%"><tr><td>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:left; color: #0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">?</h2></td></tr>
+
<tr><td colspan="2"><hr style="background-color:#0047AB; height:24px"/></td></tr>
<tr><td align="center" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:10px; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:20px;"><table style="border: 4px solid black;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0px" border-collapse="true><tr><td>[[File:Arkansas state hub.jpg|left|450px|border|link=Arkansas]]</td></tr></table><br/><span><center></center></span>
+
<tr><td colspan="2" style="padding-left:10px; padding-right:20px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:20px">
</td>
+
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:180%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: black; padding:0.2em 0.4em;"><br>'''Welcome to Arkansas on Ballotpedia!'''<br><br></h2></td></tr>
<td style="padding-left:10px; padding-right:20px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:20px">
+
<tr><td colspan="2" align="center" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:10px; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:20px;"><table style="border: 4px solid black;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0px" border-collapse="true><tr><td>[[File:Arkansas state hub.jpg|left|375px|border|link=Arkansas]]</td></tr></table>
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:180%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: black; padding:0.2em 0.4em;"><br>'''Welcome to Arkansas on Ballotpedia!'''<br><br></h2><br>
+
</td></tr>
<p align="justify">''Arkansas is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Its name is an Algonquian name of the Quapaw Indians and the 32nd most populous of the United States. The capital and most populous city is Little Rock, located in the central portion of the state. The Territory of Arkansas was admitted to the Union as the 25th state on June 15, 1836. Currently, there are two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of four Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 35 members of the Arkansas State Senate and 100 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Arkansas is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have a state government trifecta.''</p></td></tr>
+
<tr><td colspan="2" style="padding-left:10px; padding-right:20px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:20px">
 +
<p align="justify">Arkansas is located in the southern United States and was admitted into the Union on June 15, 1836 as the 25th state. In the United States, it is the 32nd most populous state. The capital and most populous city of Arkansas is [[Little Rock, Arkansas|Little Rock]], located in the central portion of the state.. <br><br>Arkansas has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Arkansas|U.S. Senate]], a total of four members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Arkansas|U.S. House of Representatives]], 35 members of the [[Arkansas State Senate|State Senate]] and 100 members of the [[Arkansas House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].''</p></td></tr>
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
<tr><td colspan="2">
+
<tr><td colspan="2"><hr style="background-color:#0047AB; height:24px"/></td></tr>
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:100%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:left; color: #0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">?</h2>
+
 
<tr><td colspan="2" valign="top">
 
<tr><td colspan="2" valign="top">
 
 
<table width="100%" cellpadding="15px"><tr><td align="center" valign="top">[[File:Facebook.png|Find us on Facebook|link=http://www.facebook.com/Ballotpedia|75px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:Twitter.png|alt=Find us on Twitter|link=http://www.twitter.com/Ballotpedia|Find us on Twitter|75px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:Judgepedia.png|Judgepedia|link=http://judgepedia.org/index.php/Main_Page|75px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<p style="border-top: 2px solid black; font-size:130%;"></p>[[File:Ballotpedia-Breaking-News.png|300px|link=http://web1.ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/The_Ballot_Initiative_Gazette|alt=Ballotpedia]]<br/></td>
 
<table width="100%" cellpadding="15px"><tr><td align="center" valign="top">[[File:Facebook.png|Find us on Facebook|link=http://www.facebook.com/Ballotpedia|75px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:Twitter.png|alt=Find us on Twitter|link=http://www.twitter.com/Ballotpedia|Find us on Twitter|75px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[[File:Judgepedia.png|Judgepedia|link=http://judgepedia.org/index.php/Main_Page|75px]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<p style="border-top: 2px solid black; font-size:130%;"></p>[[File:Ballotpedia-Breaking-News.png|300px|link=http://web1.ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/The_Ballot_Initiative_Gazette|alt=Ballotpedia]]<br/></td>
 
<td align="center" style="border-left: 1px solid grey;" width="200px">[[Image:LBI logo vertical.PNG|140px|link=http://www.lucyburns.org/|alt=Lucy Burns Institute]]
 
<td align="center" style="border-left: 1px solid grey;" width="200px">[[Image:LBI logo vertical.PNG|140px|link=http://www.lucyburns.org/|alt=Lucy Burns Institute]]
Line 20: Line 19:
  
 
<!-----------Tab Two - Overview--------->
 
<!-----------Tab Two - Overview--------->
=<br>'''Overview'''<br>=
+
=<br>'''Elections'''<br>=
 
<table bgcolor="white" style="border: 1px solid darkgray;" cellpadding="10px" cellspacing="0" border-collapse="true" width="100%" "align="center" ><tr><td valign="top">
 
<table bgcolor="white" style="border: 1px solid darkgray;" cellpadding="10px" cellspacing="0" border-collapse="true" width="100%" "align="center" ><tr><td valign="top">
 
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Pencil.png|20px]]'''Ballotpedia unique reports'''</h2><br>
 
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Pencil.png|20px]]'''Ballotpedia unique reports'''</h2><br>
  
 
<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#ffffff; font-size:110%; border:0px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:center; padding:0.6em 0.6em;">
 
<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#ffffff; font-size:110%; border:0px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:center; padding:0.6em 0.6em;">
<center> • [[Tuesday Count|The Tuesday Count]] • [[Pension Hotspots Report|Pension Hotspots]] <br><br> • [[Executive Summary|The Executive Summary]] • [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States|Who Runs the States]] <br><br> • [[State Legislative Tracker|The State Legislative Tracker]]  <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections|Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections]]</center></h2>
+
<center> • [[Tuesday Count|The Tuesday Count]] • [[Pension Hotspots Report|Pension Hotspots]] <br><br> • [[Executive Summary|The Executive Summary]] • [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States|Who Runs the States]] <br><br> • [[State Legislative Tracker|The State Legislative Tracker]]  <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections|Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections]] <br><br> • [[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in Arkansas|Ballot access for candidates]]</center></h2>
 
<br>
 
<br>
 
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Vote button trans.png|20px]] '''Ballotpedia election coverage and reports'''</h2><br>
 
<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Vote button trans.png|20px]] '''Ballotpedia election coverage and reports'''</h2><br>
  
 
<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#ffffff; font-size:110%; border:0px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:center; padding:0.6em 0.6em;">
 
<h2 style="margin:0 0 0 0; background:#ffffff; font-size:110%; border:0px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:center; padding:0.6em 0.6em;">
<center>• [[Ballotpedia's 2013-2014 congressional election coverage plan|Congress 2013-2014 election coverage]] & [[Congress reports|reports]] <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's 2013 state executive official election coverage plan|State Executive Official election coverage]] & [[State executive official reports|reports]] <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's 2013-2014 state legislative election coverage plan|State Legislative 2013-2014 election coverage]] & [[State legislative reports|reports]] <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's 2013 ballot measure coverage plan|Ballot measure & recall election coverage]] <br><br> • [[State ballot measure reports|Ballot measure state reports]] & [[Local ballot measure reports|local reports]]</center></h2>
+
<center>• [[Ballotpedia's 2013-2014 congressional election coverage plan|Congressional special]] & [[United States Congress elections, 2014|regularly scheduled election coverage]] & [[Congress reports|reports]] <br><br> • [[State executive official elections, 2014|State Executive Official election coverage]] & [[State executive official reports|reports]] <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's 2013-2014 state legislative election coverage plan|State Legislative election coverage]] & [[State legislative reports|reports]] <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's 2014 ballot measure coverage plan|Ballot measure election coverage]] <br><br> • [[State ballot measure reports|Ballot measure state reports]] & [[Local ballot measure reports|local reports]] <br><br> • [[Ballotpedia's 2014 school board election coverage plan|School board election coverage]] & [[School board reports|reports]] <br><br>• [[Ballotpedia's 2014 municipal (mayoral and city council) election coverage plan|Municipal government election coverage]]</center></h2>
 
<br>
 
<br>
<center>'''''To receive news updates and press releases, sign-up below:'''''</center>
+
<!--<center>'''''To receive news updates and press releases, sign-up below:'''''</center>
<htmlet>ballotpedia signup</htmlet>
+
<htmlet>ballotpedia signup</htmlet>-->
  
<td style="border-left: 1px solid grey; padding-left:10px;" align="center"; valign="top">
+
<td style="border-left: 1px solid grey; padding-left:10px;" align="center;" valign="top">
 
<table width="100%" text-align="center">
 
<table width="100%" text-align="center">
  
<tr><td colspan="2"><h2 style="margin:0; font-size:120%; background:#0047AB; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; align:center; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''2013 elections in Arkansas'''</h2></td></tr>
+
<tr><td colspan="2"><h2 style="margin:0; font-size:120%; background:#0047AB; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; align:center; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''2014 elections in Arkansas'''</h2></td></tr>
 
<table width="100%"><tr><td width="80%" align="center">
 
<table width="100%"><tr><td width="80%" align="center">
 
<table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="wikitable" style="width:300px">
 
<table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="wikitable" style="width:300px">
 
<tr>
 
<tr>
<th colspan="2" style="background-color:#008000; align:center; padding-left:20px; font-size:110%; color: white;">'''On the 2013 ballot'''</th></tr>
+
<th colspan="2" style="background-color: white; align:center; padding-left:20px; font-size:110%; color: white;">'''[[Arkansas elections, 2014|On the 2014 ballot]]'''</th></tr>
 
<tr>
 
<tr>
<td><center>''[[Arkansas elections, 2013|No regularly scheduled elections in Arkansas.]]<br/>Exceptions include special elections.<br/><hr>'''[[Portal:Elections|Find current U.S. election news and links here]].'''''</center></td></tr></table>
+
<td><center>''[[Portal:Elections|Find current U.S. election news and links here]].''</center></td></tr></table>
 
</td></tr>
 
</td></tr>
  
Line 111: Line 110:
 
<br><br>
 
<br><br>
 
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; align:center; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''State laws & history of Arkansas'''</h3><br>
 
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; align:center; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''State laws & history of Arkansas'''</h3><br>
<center>• [[Arkansas state budget|State budget]] • [[Arkansas public pensions|Public pensions]]<br>• [[Arkansas Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Arkansas Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in Arkansas|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Arkansas|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing the initiative process]] <br>• [[History_of_I_%26_R_in_Arkansas|State history of initiatives and referendum]] <br>• [[Public financing of campaigns#Arkansas|Public financing of campaigns]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Arkansas ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br><br></center>
+
<center>• [[Arkansas Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Arkansas Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] <br>• [[Laws governing ballot measures in Arkansas|Laws governing ballot measures]] • [[Laws governing recall]] <br>• [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Arkansas|Laws governing local measures]] <br>• [[Laws governing the initiative process]] <br>• [[History_of_I_%26_R_in_Arkansas|State history of initiatives and referendum]] <br>• [[Public financing of campaigns#Arkansas|Public financing of campaigns]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Arkansas ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br>• [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Forms of direct democracy in the U.S.]]<br><br></center>
  
 
<td style="border-left: 1px solid grey; padding-left:35px;" align="center" valign="top">
 
<td style="border-left: 1px solid grey; padding-left:35px;" align="center" valign="top">
Line 132: Line 131:
 
<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="wikitable" align= "center" style="width:400px;">
 
<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="wikitable" align= "center" style="width:400px;">
 
<tr>
 
<tr>
<td><center><br>[[Arkansas State Legislature]]<br>• [[Arkansas House of Representatives]] • [[Arkansas State Senate]]<br>• [[Arkansas Legislative Auditor]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
+
<td><center><br>[[Arkansas General Assembly]]<br>• [[Arkansas House of Representatives]] • [[Arkansas State Senate]]<br>• [[Arkansas Legislative Auditor]] • [[Arkansas Bureau of Legislative Research]] • [[Arkansas state legislative districts|State legislative districts]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
 
</td></tr>
 
</td></tr>
  
Line 138: Line 137:
 
<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="wikitable" style="width:400px;">
 
<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="wikitable" style="width:400px;">
 
<tr>
 
<tr>
<td><center><br>• [[List of Arkansas ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Arkansas|Recall campaigns]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2013]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
+
<td><center><br>• [[List of Arkansas ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Arkansas|Recall campaigns]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2014]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
  
 
<!-----------Tab Five - Local--------->
 
<!-----------Tab Five - Local--------->
Line 146: Line 145:
  
 
<center>[[Counties in Arkansas|Counties]] •  [[Cities in Arkansas|Cities]] • [[Arkansas school districts|School districts]] • [[Arkansas media|Newspapers and blogs]] • [[:Category:Arkansas political organizations|Political organizations]]</center><br>
 
<center>[[Counties in Arkansas|Counties]] •  [[Cities in Arkansas|Cities]] • [[Arkansas school districts|School districts]] • [[Arkansas media|Newspapers and blogs]] • [[:Category:Arkansas political organizations|Political organizations]]</center><br>
 +
 +
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:School Board badge.png|50px|link=Arkansas school districts]] '''School board elections in Arkansas'''</h3><br>
 +
 +
<center>''School Board Elections determine the future of our local school districts.''<br><br></center>
 +
<hr><center>[[Arkansas school districts|Education in Arkansas]] • [[List of school districts in Arkansas]] • <br>[[Arkansas school board elections, 2014]]
 +
<hr>
 +
<br>[[Portal:School Boards and School Board Elections|School board elections]] • [[List of school districts in the United States]] • [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment]] • [[Analysis of spending in America's largest school districts]] • [[School board recalls]]<br><br></center>
  
 
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Clipboard48.png|50px|link=Local ballot measures, Arkansas]] '''Local ballot measures in Arkansas'''</h3><br>
 
<h3 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Clipboard48.png|50px|link=Local ballot measures, Arkansas]] '''Local ballot measures in Arkansas'''</h3><br>
Line 160: Line 166:
 
<center>[[Political recall efforts by state|Political recall efforts]] • [[:Category:Recall by year|Recalls by year]]</center>
 
<center>[[Political recall efforts by state|Political recall efforts]] • [[:Category:Recall by year|Recalls by year]]</center>
 
<hr>
 
<hr>
<center><br>[[Recall|What is recall?]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[How to initiate a recall]] • [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Direct democracy in the U.S.]]<br><br></center>
+
<center><br>[[Recall|What is recall?]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[How to initiate a recall]] <br><br></center>
 
   
 
   
 
</td></tr></table>
 
</td></tr></table>
 +
<!-----------Tab Six - Policypedia--------->
 +
=<br>'''Policypedia'''<br>=
 +
{{PLP state hub|State=Arkansas}}
  
<!-----------Tab Six - Judgepedia--------->
+
<!-----------Tab Seven - Judgepedia--------->
  
 
=<br>'''Judgepedia'''<br>=
 
=<br>'''Judgepedia'''<br>=
Line 170: Line 179:
 
<table bgcolor="white" style="border: 1px solid darkgray;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0" border-collapse="true" width="100%"><tr><td style="padding-top:10px;" colspan="2">
 
<table bgcolor="white" style="border: 1px solid darkgray;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0" border-collapse="true" width="100%"><tr><td style="padding-top:10px;" colspan="2">
 
<center><small>''All links below will redirect you to our sister site, Judgepedia, an online encyclopedia about the United States' courts and judges.''</small></center><br/></td></tr>
 
<center><small>''All links below will redirect you to our sister site, Judgepedia, an online encyclopedia about the United States' courts and judges.''</small></center><br/></td></tr>
 
+
<tr><td colspan="2"><hr style="background-color:#0047AB; height:24px"/></td></tr>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:left; color: #0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">?</h2></td></tr>
+
<tr><td colspan="2" style="padding-left:10px; padding-right:20px">
 
+
<h2 style="font-size:150%; text-align:center; color: black"><br>'''Check out Arkansas' judiciary on Judgepedia'''<br><br></h2></td></tr>
<tr><td align="center" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:10px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:20px;">
+
<tr><td colspan="2" align="center" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:10px; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:20px;"><table style="border: 4px solid black;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0px" border-collapse="true><tr><td>{{#ev:youtube|yNdYWToRIdI|400}}</td></tr></table><br/><span><center>''Judgepedia presents the State of Arkansas''</center></span>
 
+
 
+
<table style="border: 4px solid black;" cellpadding="0px" cellspacing="0px" border-collapse="true><tr><td>{{#ev:youtube|yNdYWToRIdI|400}}</td></tr></table><br/><span><center>''Judgepedia presents the State of Arkansas''</center></span>
+
 
</td>
 
</td>
<td style="padding-left:10px; padding-right:20px;">
+
<tr><td colspan="2" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:20px; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:20px">
<span style="font-size:150%;"><center>'''Check out Arkansas' judiciary on Judgepedia'''</center></span><br/>
+
<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Arkansas judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article 7, Arkansas Constitution|Article 7]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Arkansas Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Arkansas Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Arkansas District Courts}}, the {{JP|Arkansas Circuit Courts}} and {{JP|Arkansas City Courts}}.''</p></td></tr>
<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Arkansas judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article 7, Arkansas Constitution|Article 7]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Arkansas Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Arkansas Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Arkansas District Courts}}, the {{JP|Arkansas Circuit Courts}} and {{JP|Arkansas City Courts}}. ''</p>
+
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
<p align="justify">''The federal court system is made up of the {{JP|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas}}, {{JP|United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas}}, {{JP|United States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of Arkansas}} and {{JP|United States bankruptcy court, Western District of Arkansas}}. The district courts are part of the {{JP|United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit}}.''</p></td></tr>
 
 
 
<tr><td colspan="2"><h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:left; color: #0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">?</h2></td></tr>
 
<tr><td colspan="2"><h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:left; color: #0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">?</h2></td></tr>
 
<tr><td colspan="2" align="center" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:20px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:30px;">
 
<tr><td colspan="2" align="center" style="padding-left:20px; padding-right:20px; padding-top:20px; padding-bottom:30px;">
Line 211: Line 214:
 
<h3><center>Elections and Selection</center></h3>
 
<h3><center>Elections and Selection</center></h3>
 
* {{JP|Arkansas judicial elections}}
 
* {{JP|Arkansas judicial elections}}
 +
* {{JP|Judicial selection in Arkansas}}
 
|}
 
|}
 
</td></tr></table>
 
</td></tr></table>
Line 220: Line 224:
 
|Capital = Little Rock
 
|Capital = Little Rock
 
|Nickname = '''The Natural State'''
 
|Nickname = '''The Natural State'''
|Motto = ''The people rule''
+
|Motto = ''Regnat populus''
 +
|Translation = ''The people rule''
 
|Population = 2.9 million
 
|Population = 2.9 million
 
|Area = 53,178 sq. mi.
 
|Area = 53,178 sq. mi.

Latest revision as of 11:29, 14 August 2014

[edit]




Welcome to Arkansas on Ballotpedia!

Arkansas state hub.jpg

Arkansas is located in the southern United States and was admitted into the Union on June 15, 1836 as the 25th state. In the United States, it is the 32nd most populous state. The capital and most populous city of Arkansas is Little Rock, located in the central portion of the state..

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 State Senate and 100 members of the House of Representatives.


Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter   Judgepedia   

Ballotpedia
Lucy Burns Institute

Pencil.pngBallotpedia unique reports


The Tuesday CountPension Hotspots

The Executive SummaryWho Runs the States

The State Legislative Tracker

Competitiveness Analysis of state legislative elections

Ballot access for candidates


Vote button trans.png Ballotpedia election coverage and reports


Congressional special & regularly scheduled election coverage & reports

State Executive Official election coverage & reports

State Legislative election coverage & reports

Ballot measure election coverage

Ballot measure state reports & local reports

School board election coverage & reports

Municipal government election coverage


2014 elections in Arkansas

On the 2014 ballot
Find current U.S. election news and links here.

Voting in Arkansas

Important voting information
Absentee votingEarly votingBlue Book
RedistrictingVote fraud
For more information on voting in Arkansas, click here.

External resources for the State of Arkansas

Arkansas
Portal
Lookup
Sample ballot
Past election results
Candidate database
Campaign finance reports
Note: The links above reflect information provided by the state elections authority website as of 9/10/2013. Depending on how many voter services are available, some links may be missing (**). If you would like to nominate a new link for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org


National politics in Arkansas


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Arkansas



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


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
John Boozman
John Boozman.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Arkansas 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Mark Pryor
Mark Pryor.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Arkansas 2003January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Rick Crawford
Rick Crawford AR.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Steve Womack
Steve Womack.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tim Griffin
Tim Griffin.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tom Cotton
Tom Cotton.jpg
Republican PartyDistrict 4 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


About the U.S. Congress

113th United States Congress
2013-2014 Special Congressional elections
2014 Congressional elections
2014 U.S. Senate elections
2014 U.S. House elections
November 6, 2012 General Election Winners

United States Constitution
What is a filibuster?
Do you know the staff salaries of your U.S. Congress member?
List of incumbents who are retired
Filing requirements for congressional candidates
2012 Congressional elections contested primaries analysis

Arkansas on Policypedia


Policypedia logo Horizontal.png

Policypedia covers major policy issues being discussed and implemented throughout the United States at all levels of government. Policy decisions affect citizens in many ways, especially economically, legally and socially. Our goal is to provide readers with useful information, so that they can participate in the public discussion about these policies and vote for candidates and initiatives aligned with their values and interests.
Policypedia energy logo.PNG
Education policy logo.jpg

Policypedia Budget Policy-logo-no background.png
Policypedia pension logo.jpg



Arkansas
744px-Flag of Arkansas.svg.png
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
Ballotpedia News
Ballotpedia RSS.jpg