The 2018 elections could see the highest turnout for a midterm since the mid-1960s, another time of cultural and social upheaval. "It's probably going to be a turnout rate that most people have never experienced in their lives for a midterm election," Michael McDonald, a professor at the University of Florida who studies turnout and maintains a turnout database , told NPR. McDonald is predicting that 45 to 50 percent of eligible voters will cast a ballot. That would be a level not seen since...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' highest court has ordered election officials to not count votes for a proposal to limit damages awarded in civil lawsuits and rejected an effort to block an initiative to raise the state's minimum wage.
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JONESBORO – Beginning Thursday, Dyess Colony and the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home will be a bee hive of activity with the opening of the 2018 Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. To accommodate visitors during the three-day event (Oct. 18-20), here is pertinent information regarding the festival. Festival tickets may still be purchased at the Arkansas State University Box Office, First National Bank Arena (lower red entrance), 217 Olympic Drive. To purchase online tickets or learn more about the...
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The Arkansas primary elections are underway as residents cast their vote for candidates to run in November mid-term election. Arkansas Republicans have a full roster of candidates competing for the GOP primary in positions for Governor and Secretary of State. Democrats also have candidates vying for a gubernatorial position. Also, a 3-way race is going on for a spot on the state Supreme Court.
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