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Date Type Results
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 William "Asa" Hutchinson(I)
582,406
65.33%
 Jared Henderson
283,218
31.77%
 Mark West
25,885
2.90%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 William "Asa" Hutchinson
470,429
55.44%
 Mike Ross
352,115
41.49%
 Frank Gilbert
16,319
1.92%
 Joshua Drake
9,729
1.15%
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Mike Beebe(I)
503,336
64.42%
 Jim Keet
262,784
33.63%
 Jim Lendall
14,513
1.86%
  Write-In
565
0.07%
 Elvis D. Presley (W)
66
0.01%
 Billy Roper (W)
49
0.01%
 David Dinwiddie (W)
20
0.00%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Mike Beebe
430,765
55.61%
 William "Asa" Hutchinson
315,040
40.67%
 Rod Bryan
15,767
2.04%
 Jim Lendall
12,774
1.65%
 Michael Jones (W)
215
0.03%
 Vernon E. "Gene" Mason, Jr. (W)
119
0.02%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Mike Huckabee(I)
427,082
53.01%
 Jimmie Lou Fisher
378,250
46.95%
 Vernon E. "Gene" Mason, Jr. (W)
160
0.02%
 Barry Emigh (W)
154
0.02%
 Oscar Stilley (W)
35
0.00%
 Elvis M. Nash (W)
15
0.00%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Mike Huckabee(I)
421,989
59.77%
 Bill Bristow
272,923
38.66%
 Keith Carle
11,099
1.57%
Jul 14, 1996 Appointment
 Mike Huckabee
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Jim Guy Tucker(I)
428,878
59.60%
 Sheffield Nelson
290,672
40.40%
Dec 12, 1992 Appointment
 Jim Guy Tucker
1
100.00%
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Bill Clinton(I)
400,386
57.49%
 Sheffield Nelson
295,925
42.49%
 Elton White (W)
81
0.01%
 Benjamin Paul Talbot , Jr. (W)
22
0.00%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Bill Clinton(I)
439,882
63.89%
 Frank D. White
248,427
36.08%
 H. L. Clement (W)
113
0.02%
 Betty White (W)
109
0.02%
 H. Davidson (W)
14
0.00%
 C. Vance (W)
6
0.00%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 Bill Clinton(I)
554,561
62.55%
 Elwood "Woody" Freeman
331,987
37.45%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Bill Clinton
431,855
54.71%
 Frank D. White(I)
357,496
45.29%
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Frank D. White
435,684
51.93%
 Bill Clinton(I)
403,242
48.07%
Jan 03, 1979 Appointment
 Joe Purcell
1
100.00%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Bill Clinton
335,101
63.36%
 Lynn Lowe
193,746
36.64%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 David H. Pryor(I)
605,083
83.24%
 Leon Griffith
121,716
16.74%
 Thaddeus Honeycutt (W)
150
0.02%
Jan 03, 1975 Appointment
 Bob C. Riley
1
100.00%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 David H. Pryor
358,018
65.57%
 Ken Coon
187,872
34.41%
 Joseph H. Weston (W)
84
0.02%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Dale Bumpers(I)
488,892
75.44%
 Len E. Blaylock
159,177
24.56%
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Dale Bumpers
375,648
61.66%
 Winthrop Rockefeller(I)
197,418
32.41%
 Walter L. Carruth
36,132
5.93%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Winthrop Rockefeller(I)
322,782
52.43%
 Marion Crank
292,813
47.57%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Winthrop Rockefeller
306,324
54.36%
 James D. "Justice Jim" Johnson
257,203
45.64%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Orval E. Faubus(I)
337,489
57.00%
 Winthrop Rockefeller
254,561
42.99%
 Q. Byrum Hurst (W)
63
0.01%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Orval E. Faubus(I)
225,743
73.27%
 Willis Ricketts
82,349
26.73%
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Orval E. Faubus(I)
292,064
69.21%
 Henry M. Britt
129,921
30.79%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Orval E. Faubus(I)
236,598
82.47%
 George W. Johnson
50,288
17.53%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Orval E. Faubus(I)
321,797
80.65%
 Roy Mitchell
77,215
19.35%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Orval E. Faubus
208,121
62.09%
 Pratt C. Remmel
127,004
37.89%
  Scattering
51
0.02%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Francis Adam Cherry
342,292
87.41%
 Jefferson W. Speck
49,292
12.59%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
8
0.00%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Sidney Sanders "Sid" McMath(I)
266,778
84.13%
 Jefferson W. Speck
50,309
15.87%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Sidney Sanders "Sid" McMath
222,801
89.37%
 Charles R. Black
26,500
10.63%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Ben T. Laney(I)
128,029
84.14%
 W. T. Mills
24,133
15.86%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Ben T. Laney
186,401
85.96%
 H. C. Stump
30,442
14.04%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Homer Adkins(I)
98,871
100.00%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Homer Adkins
184,578
91.36%
 H. C. Stump
16,600
8.22%
 Walter S. McNutt
866
0.43%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Carl E. Bailey(I)
118,696
86.32%
 Charles F. Cole
12,077
8.78%
 Walter S. McNutt
6,729
4.89%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Carl E. Bailey
155,152
84.89%
 Osro Cobb
26,875
14.71%
 J. Russell Butler
733
0.40%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 J. Marion Futrell(I)
123,920
89.19%
 G. C. Ledbetter
13,121
9.44%
 J. Russell Butler
1,903
1.37%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 J. Marion Futrell
200,096
90.39%
 J. O. Livesay
19,717
8.91%
  Others
1,546
0.70%
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Harvey J. Parnell(I)
112,847
81.18%
 J. O. Livesay
26,162
18.82%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Harvey J. Parnell(I)
151,743
77.31%
 M.D. Bowers
44,545
22.69%
Mar 14, 1928 Appointment
 Harvey J. Parnell
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 John E. Martineau
116,735
76.45%
 M.D. Bowers
35,969
23.55%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Thomas J. Terral
99,598
79.84%
 John W. Grabiel
25,152
20.16%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Thomas C. McRae(I)
99,987
78.09%
 John W. Grabiel
28,055
21.91%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Thomas C. McRae
123,637
65.02%
 Wallace Townsend
46,350
24.38%
 J. H. Blount
15,627
8.22%
 Sam Butler
4,534
2.38%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Charles H. Brough(I)
68,192
93.43%
 Clay Fulks
4,792
6.57%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Charles H. Brough
122,041
69.45%
 Wallace Townsend
43,963
25.02%
 William Davis
9,730
5.54%
Sep 14, 1914 General Election
 George W. Hays(I)
94,143
69.47%
 Audrey L. Kinney
30,947
22.84%
 Dan Hogan
10,434
7.70%
Jul 23, 1913 Special Election
 George W. Hays
53,655
64.25%
 Harry H. Meyers
17,040
20.41%
 George W. Murphy
8,431
10.10%
 J. Emil Webber
4,378
5.24%
Mar 13, 1913 Appointment
 J. Marion Futrell
1
100.00%
Mar 08, 1913 Appointment
 William K. Oldham
1
100.00%
Sep 09, 1912 General Election
 Joseph Taylor Robinson
109,825
64.74%
 Andrew I. Roland
46,440
27.37%
 G. E. Mikel
13,384
7.89%
Sep 12, 1910 General Election
 George W. Donaghey(I)
101,612
67.44%
 Andrew I. Roland
39,870
26.46%
 Dan Hogan
9,196
6.10%
Jan 11, 1909 Appointment
 Jesse M. Martin
1
100.00%
Sep 14, 1908 General Election
 George W. Donaghey
110,418
68.08%
 John I. Worthington
44,863
27.66%
 J. Samuel Jones
6,787
4.18%
  Others
129
0.08%
May 15, 1907 Appointment
 Xenophon O. Pindall
1
100.00%
Feb 11, 1907 Appointment
 John I. Moore
1
100.00%
Sep 03, 1906 General Election
 John S. Little
105,586
69.12%
 John I. Worthington
41,689
27.29%
 John G. Adams
3,293
2.16%
 Dan Hogan
2,185
1.43%
Sep 05, 1904 General Election
 Jefferson "Jeff" Davis(I)
90,263
60.97%
 Harry H. Meyers
53,898
36.41%
 John G. Adams
3,293
2.22%
  Others
596
0.40%
Sep 01, 1902 General Election
 Jefferson "Jeff" Davis(I)
77,354
64.60%
 Harry H. Meyers
29,251
24.43%
 Charles D. Greaves
8,345
6.97%
 George H. Kimball
4,791
4.00%
Sep 03, 1900 General Election
 Jefferson "Jeff" Davis
88,636
66.65%
 H. L. Remmel
40,701
30.61%
 A. W. Files
3,641
2.74%
Sep 05, 1898 General Election
 Daniel Webster Jones(I)
75,354
67.35%
 H. F. Auten
27,524
24.60%
 W. S. Morgan
8,332
7.45%
 Alexander McKnight
679
0.61%
Sep 07, 1896 General Election
 Daniel Webster Jones
91,114
64.26%
 H. L. Remmel
35,837
25.28%
 A. W. Files
13,980
9.86%
 J.W. Miller
851
0.60%
Sep 03, 1894 General Election
 James P. Clarke
74,809
59.08%
 H. L. Remmel
26,085
20.60%
 D. E. Barker
24,181
19.10%
 J.W. Miller
1,551
1.22%
Sep 05, 1892 General Election
 William M. Fishback
90,115
57.70%
 W. G. Whipple
33,634
21.53%
 J. P. Carnahan
31,116
19.92%
 William J. Nelson
1,316
0.84%
  Others
4
0.00%
Sep 01, 1890 General Election
 James Philip Eagle(I)
106,267
55.51%
 N. B. Fizer
85,181
44.49%
Sep 03, 1888 General Election
 James Philip Eagle
99,229
54.09%
 C. M. Norwood
84,223
45.91%
Sep 06, 1886 General Election
 Simon P. Hughes(I)
90,650
55.31%
 Lafayette S. Gregg
54,063
32.99%
 Charles E. Cunningham
19,169
11.70%
Sep 01, 1884 General Election
 Simon P. Hughes
100,875
64.55%
 Thomas Boles
55,388
35.45%
Sep 04, 1882 General Election
 James H. Berry
87,669
59.56%
 W. D. Slack
49,372
33.54%
 Rufus King Garland
10,142
6.89%
Sep 06, 1880 General Election
 Thomas J. Churchill
84,185
72.82%
 W. Parks
31,424
27.18%
Sep 02, 1878 General Election
 William R. Miller(I)
88,726
100.00%
Sep 04, 1876 General Election
 William R. Miller
69,775
65.62%
 A. Bishop
36,272
34.11%
  Others
289
0.27%
Oct 13, 1874 General Election
 Augustus Hill Garland
76,552
99.93%
  Others
50
0.07%
Nov 05, 1872 General Election
 Elisha Baxter
41,808
51.80%
 Joseph Brooks
38,909
48.20%
Mar 17, 1871 Appointment
 Ozra Amander Hadley
1
100.00%
Mar 13, 1868 General Election
 Powell Clayton
1
100.00%
Mar 14, 1864 General Election
 Isaac Murphy(I)
12,418
99.80%
  Others
25
0.20%
Jan 20, 1864 Appointment
 Isaac Murphy
1
100.00%
Aug 06, 1860 General Election
 Henry M. Rector
32,048
52.52%
 Richard H. Johnson
28,969
47.48%
Aug 04, 1856 General Election
 Elias N. Conway(I)
27,612
64.42%
 James Yell
15,249
35.58%
Aug 02, 1852 General Election
 Elias N. Conway
15,442
55.44%
 B. H. Smithson
12,414
44.56%
Mar 13, 1849 Special Election
 John S. Roane
3,290
50.48%
 Cyrus W. Wilson
3,228
49.52%
Jan 10, 1849 Appointment
 Richard C. Byrd
1
100.00%
Aug 07, 1848 General Election
 Thomas S. Drew(I)
15,962
94.89%
  Scattering
859
5.11%
Aug 05, 1844 General Election
 Thomas S. Drew
8,859
47.58%
 Lorenzo Gibson
7,245
38.91%
 Richard C. Byrd
2,514
13.50%
Apr 29, 1844 Appointment
 Samuel Adams
1
100.00%
Aug 03, 1840 General Election
 Archibald Yell
10,554
96.36%
  Scattering
399
3.64%
Aug 01, 1836 General Election
 James S. Conway
4,855
61.62%
 Absalom Fowler
3,024
38.38%

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