I’ll be updating this post throughout the night as election results trickle in from the Associated Press. Refresh your browser to get the very latest.
Balance of Power, Final Score
Arkansas Senate: GOP 21, Democrats 14
Michael Lamoureux elected first Republican President Pro Tem of the Arkansas Senate yesterday.
Arkansas House: A likely 51-49 GOP majority, assuming that John Hutchison holds his lead (a recount is scheduled for next week).
12:27 – AP calling a victory for John Hutchison, so AR GOP back to 50 House seats.
12:26 – Now they’re saying the Charlie Collins race has not been called.
12:14 – Arkansas GOP claiming 21 state senate seats.
12:11 – Two House races remain uncalled — will determine party control of Arkansas House.
12:01 – Charlie Collins race called, giving Arkansas Republicans 50 seats in the Arkansas House.
11:22 – News outlets saying Issue 1 (highway tax hike) has passed.
11:02 – Jerry Brown has conceded to Ronald Caldwell in (some state senate district).
10:56 – Some other races that have been called that I may have missed: Payton, Bell, Eubanks, Bragg, Malone, Gossage, and Douglas are all winners for the GOP in the House. Stubblefield and Hickey declared winners in Senate.
10:52 – Arkansas GOP now announcing they’ve captured the majority in the Arkansas Senate.
Rep. Mark Biviano called the winner in HD 46.
10:36 – Senator Jason Rapert claiming victory over Rep. Linda Tyler.
10:33 – Arkansas GOP calling for Joe Farrer over Judy Riley, HD 44.
Gary Meggs has conceded to Sheila Lampkin.
10:15 – Arkansas GOP calling for Senator Bruce Holland, Rep. Justin Harris, & Charlotte Douglas.
Tom Cotton wins 4th District Congressional seat.
9:40 – Barbara Graves has conceded to Rep. Allen Kerr (HD 32)
9:25 – AP calling for Josh Miller (Heber Springs), Kim Hammer (Benton), Andy Davis (Little Rock), and Bruce Cozart (Hot Springs).
9:20 – AP calling for Senator Missy Thomas Irvin.
AP calling for Senator Stephanie Flowers.
9:06 – Arkansas GOP calling for Jeremy Gillam (House 23), John Payton (House 24), and Kelley Linck (House 25).
9:00 – AP calling House District 63 for Rep. James McLean with 72% of the vote.
House District 22 being called for Rep. Matthew Shepherd.
8:55 – AP calling Amendment 5 (medical marijuana) defeated 52-48%.
Full Pulaski early voting results here: http://www.votepulaski.net/Elections/20121106%20General/EL45A.HTM
8:20 – House District 40: Douglas House leads 66-34% in early voting.
House District 38: Patti Julian 51-41 early vote.
House District 41: Jim Nickels 52-48 in early vote.
8:09 – Senator David Johnson leads Senate District 32, 58-42% in early voting.
8:06 – Andy Davis leading 61-38 in House District 31 early voting.
8:01 – Mark Lowery leading 53-47 in House District 39 early voting.
8:00 – Rep. Allen Kerr leading Barbara Graves in House District 32, 54-46 in early voting.
7:59 – Rep. Barry Hyde leading Rep. Jane English 50-49 in Senate District 34 early vote.
7:58 – Rep. David Sanders leads Johnny Hoyt 63-36% in Senate District 15 early vote.
7:40 – Saline Co. reporting Kim Hammer up 57%-42% in House District 28 early vote.
7:31 – Arkansas is called for Mitt Romney.
7:30 – Arkansas polls are closed.