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2010 Legislative Election Results

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Arkansas State Senate Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Arkansas State Senate. For results in individual contests see our Arkansas State Senate elections, 2010 page. The following is a breakdown of the state senate before and after the election:

Arkansas State Senate
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 27 20
     Republican Party 8 15
Total 35 35


What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents who ran on November 2
  • Incumbents who were defeated
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State Senate Overview:

  • There were 4 incumbents who ran in the November 2 general election. No incumbents lost, and thus 4 incumbents were re-elected to the Arkansas State Senate.
  • There will be 13 new senators sworn-in. Of those 13, 5 are Democrats and 8 are Republicans
  • Of the 17 seats up for election, 8 were won by Democrats and 9 by Republicans.
  • 10 candidates were unopposed, 8 Democrats and 2 Republicans.
  • Only 1 candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate in the general election.

Incumbency Analysis

Of the 1,167 state senate seats up for election in 2010, incumbents ran for 894 (76.6%) of them. Of these 894, 94 lost their re-election bids, 89 Democrats and 5 Republicans. In Arkansas, 13 incumbent senators did not run for re-election on the November 2 ballot, while 4 incumbents (23.5%) ran for re-election. Of these 4 incumbents, all were elected.

Incumbents who ran on November 2

Bill Pritchard, first elected to the Arkansas State Senate in 2006

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who ran on the November 2 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

No incumbents were defeated on November 2, 2010.

Challengers who beat an incumbent

No challengers defeated incumbents on November 2, 2010.

New State Senators and General Election Winners

388 new senators were elected across the country. This includes challengers who defeated incumbents as well as candidates who won open seats. Of these 388, 278 were Republicans and 110 were Democrats. In Arkansas, 13 new senators will be sworn-in. Of those 13, 5 are Democrats and 8 are Republicans. In the 13 open seat contests, Republicans won 8 and Democrats 5. In total, Arkansas elected 17 senators, 9 Republicans and 8 Democrats.

Newly elected senators

Stephanie Flowers was elected to the Arkansas State Senate in 2010

The following are the newly-elected members of the Arkansas State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following is a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

The following is a list of all candidates elected to the Arkansas State Senate:

Democratic

Jack Crumbly was first elected to the senate in 2006. He was re-elected in 2010.

Republican

Competitiveness

Robert Thompson, one of the eight unopposed Democratic senate candidates in 2010

Across the nation, 1,167 state senate seats were up for election in 2010. 1,143 of those seats were partisan seats (24 seats were up for election in Nebraska's non-partisan unicameral legislature). In 320 (28.0%) of these state senate contests, there was a major party candidate with no major party opposition. In Arkansas, 10 candidates (58.8% of seats) faced no major party opposition. Of these 10, 8 were Democrats and 2 were Republicans.

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates did not face major party competition:

Democratic

Republican

Ballot Access

Across the nation, 140 independent or third party candidates ran for state senate. In Arkansas, 1 (4%) of the 25 senate candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate. None won election in the November 2 general election.

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who ran in 2010:

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Arkansas State House Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Arkansas House of Representatives. For results in individual contests, see our Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010. The following is a breakdown of the state house before and after the election:

Arkansas House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 71 55
     Republican Party 28 45
     Vacancy 1 -
Total 100 100


What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents who ran on November 2
  • Incumbents who were defeated
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State House Overview:

  • There were 60 incumbents who ran in the November 2 general election. Only 6 incumbents lost, and thus 54 incumbents were re-elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives.
  • All six incumbents who lost were Democrats.
  • There will be 46 new representatives sworn-in. Of those 46, 22 are Democrats and 24 are Republicans
  • Of the 100 seats up for election, 55 were won by Democrats and 45 by Republicans.
  • 67 candidates were unopposed, 44 Democrats and 23 Republicans.
  • Only 7 candidates ran as an independent or third party candidate in the general election.

Incumbency Analysis

Of the 4,958 state house seats up for election, incumbents ran in the general election for 4,091 (79.5%) of them. Of these 4,091 incumbents, 413 lost their re-election bids, 403 Democrats and 10 Republicans. In Arkansas, 60 (60%) incumbents ran in the general election. Of these 60, 6 incumbent representatives were defeated. All six incumbents were Democrats.

Incumbents who ran on November 2

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who ran on the November 2 general election ballot:


  1. Allen Kerr
  2. Andrea Lea
  3. Ann Clemmer
  4. Barbara Nix
  5. Barry Hyde
  6. Billy Gaskill
  7. Bobby Pierce
  8. Bryan King
  9. Buddy Lovell
  10. Butch Wilkins
  11. Charolette Wagner
  12. Clark Hall
  13. Darrin Williams
  14. David Powers (Arkansas)
  15. Davy Carter
  16. Debra Hobbs
  17. Donna Hutchinson
  18. Duncan Baird
  19. Ed Garner
  20. Eddie Cheatham
  21. Eddie Hawkins
  22. Fred Allen
  23. Garry Smith, Arkansas Representative
  24. James McLean
  25. James Word
  26. Jane English
  27. Jerry Brown, Arkansas Representative
  28. Jim House
  29. Jim Nickels
  30. Joan Cash
  31. Jody Dickinson
  32. John Burris
  33. John Edwards, Arkansas Representative
  34. Johnnie Roebuck
  35. Jon Woods
  36. Jonathan Barnett
  37. Karen Hopper
  38. Kathy Webb
  39. Keith Ingram
  40. Larry Cowling
  41. Les Carnine
  42. Linda Tyler
  43. Mark Perry
  44. Mary P. Hickerson
  45. Mary Slinkard
  46. Mike Patterson
  47. Monty Betts
  48. Randy Stewart, Arkansas Representative
  49. Robert Dale
  50. Robert Moore (Arkansas)
  51. Stephanie Malone
  52. Steve Breedlove
  53. Terry Rice
  54. Tiffany Rogers
  55. Tim Summers
  56. Tommy Baker
  57. Toni Bradford
  58. Tracy Pennartz
  59. Uvalde Lindsey
  60. Walls McCrary

Incumbents defeated

The followings is a list of incumbents defeated on November 2:


CandidatePartyDistrict
Barbara Nix
Eddie Hawkins
Jim House
Joan Cash
Monty Betts
Steve Breedlove

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following is a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent on November 2:


CandidatePartyDistrict
Charlie Collins
Gary Stubblefield
Jon Hubbard
Kim Hammer
Mark Biviano
Stephen Meeks

New Representatives and General Election Winners

1,345 new representatives were elected across the country. This includes challengers who defeated incumbents as well as candidates who won open seats. Of these 1,345, 988 were Republicans and 357 were Democrats. In Arkansas, 46 new representatives will be sworn-in. Of those 46, 22 are Democrats and 24 are Republicans. In the 40 open seat contests, Republicans won 18 and Democrats 22. In total, Arkansas elected 100 representatives, 45 Republicans and 55 Democrats.

Newly elected representatives

The following are the newly-elected members of the Arkansas House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following is a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

The following is a list of all candidates elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives:

Democratic


  1. Barry Hyde
  2. Betty Overbey
  3. Billy Gaskill
  4. Bobby Pierce
  5. Buddy Lovell
  6. Butch Wilkins
  7. Charolette Wagner
  8. Clark Hall
  9. Darrin Williams
  10. David Fielding
  11. David Powers (Arkansas)
  12. Eddie Cheatham
  13. Efrem Elliott
  14. Fred Allen
  15. Fred Smith (Arkansas Representative), 2010
  16. Fredrick Love
  17. Garry Smith, Arkansas Representative
  18. Greg Leding
  19. Hank Wilkins
  20. Homer Lenderman
  21. James McLean
  22. James Ratliff
  23. James Word
  24. Jeff Wardlaw
  25. Jerry Brown, Arkansas Representative
  26. Jim Nickels
  27. Jody Dickinson
  28. John Catlett
  29. John Edwards, Arkansas Representative
  30. John T. Vines
  31. John W. Walker
  32. Johnnie Roebuck
  33. Kathy Webb
  34. Keith Ingram
  35. Larry Cowling
  36. Leslee Milam Post
  37. Linda Collins-Smith, 2010
  38. Linda Tyler
  39. Mark Perry
  40. Marshall Wright
  41. Mike Patterson
  42. Nate Steel
  43. Randy Stewart, Arkansas Representative
  44. Reginald Murdock
  45. Robert Moore (Arkansas)
  46. Sheilla Lampkin
  47. Tiffany Rogers
  48. Tommy Baker
  49. Tommy Thompson, Arkansas
  50. Tommy Wren
  51. Toni Bradford
  52. Tracy Pennartz
  53. Tracy Steele
  54. Uvalde Lindsey
  55. Walls McCrary

Republican

Competitiveness

Across the nation, 4,958 state house seats were up for election in 2010. In 1,680 (33.9%) of these state house contests, there was a major party candidate with no major party opposition. In Arkansas, 67 candidates (67% of all seats) faced no major party opposition. Of these 67, 44 were Democrats and 23 were Republicans.

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates did not face major party competition:

Democratic

Republican

Ballot Access

In Arkansas, 7 (5.1%) of the 138 house candidates ran as independent or third party candidates. None won election in the November 2 general election.

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who ran in 2010: