2020 Election News

KASU is following news for the 2020 Presidential race and many other local races.  Come back to this page and stay tuned to 91.9 FM for the latest updates from us and NPR.

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This is an important day for Arkansas politics heading into next year's election.

The candidate filing period in Arkansas starts at noon on Monday (11/4) and is expected to last until  Tuesday, November 12.  Michael Hibblen, News Director with KUAR , spoke to Hal Bass, policital science professor at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelpha, about what to expect for the 2020 election in Arkansas.

Presidential Debates
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Twelve candidates take the stage for October’s Democratic primary debate, which begins at 7 p.m. CT. NPR reporters are posting context and analysis in real time.

Presidential Debates
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September's Democratic presidential debate has been narrowed to one night only, as more candidates have called it quits altogether.

Ten candidates are on stage for three-hour event hosted by ABC News and Univision, beginning at 7 p.m. C.T. It's the third debate of the campaign and the first time that former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are all together.

Josh Mahony
Josh Mahony for U.S. Senate Campaign

Josh Mahony (D-Fayetteville) is running in 2020 against incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Tom Cotton.  The 38-year-old is kicking off his campaign with three stops over three days in Arkansas, in Fayetteville, Little Rock, and El Dorado, his boyhood home.

The Associated Press is making this 2020 Candidate tracker available as another round of debates nears. You can view candidate bios and compare policy positions to help you understand the different candidates better.

Arkansas State Capitol
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State Rep. Fran Cavenaugh, R-Walnut Ridge, will seek re-election to state House District 60. Cavenaugh was first elected in 2016 and is in her second term representing the district, which includes portions of Lawrence, Randolph, Sharp, and Greene counties.

Angela Hsieh/NPR

It's Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.

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