Arkansas elections, 2012

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Arkansas

The state of Arkansas is holding elections on November 6, 2012.

What's on the Arkansas Ballot in 2012
U.S. Senate Defeatedd
U.S. House (4 seats) Approveda
State Executives Defeatedd
State Senate (35 seats) Approveda
State House (100 seats) Approveda
Ballot measures (

4 measures)

Approveda

2012 Elections

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See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Arkansas, 2012

Currently, Republicans hold a 3-1 edge in the four Congressional districts.

Members of the U.S. House from Arkansas -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 1 0
     Republican Party 3 4
Total 4 4

See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Democrats maintain partisan control in the state senate.

Arkansas State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 14
     Republican Party 15 21
Total 35 35


See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Democrats maintain partisan control in the state house.

Arkansas House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 54 49
     Republican Party 46 51
Total 100 100

See also: Arkansas 2012 ballot measures

The ballot measures certified are:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Issue 1 Taxes Would place a half-cent sales tax in the state. Approveda


LRCA Issue 2 Taxes Authorize cities and counties to create districts for redevelopment projects. Defeatedd


CICA Issue 3 Gambling Would allow for casinos in the state. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CICA Issue 4 Gambling Would allow for a casino in seven state counties. Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
CISS Issue 5 Marijuana Authorize the use of medical marijuana in the state. Defeatedd


Eligibility to Vote

See also: Voting in the 2012 primary elections

Arkansas is one of 19 states to use an open primary system. When runoff elections are used, voters must vote in same party's runoff election as they voted for in the first round election. Voters must register by April 23, 2012 to vote in the primary.[1] (Information about registering to vote)

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