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2018 Arkansas gubernatorial election

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Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2018

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Nominee Asa Hutchinson Jared Henderson
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 582,406 283,218
Percentage 65.3% 31.8%

County Results

Hutchinson:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%

Henderson:      40-50%      50–60%

Governor before election

Asa Hutchinson
Republican

Elected Governor

Asa Hutchinson
Republican

The 2018 Arkansas gubernatorial election was held on November 6, 2018, to elect the Governor of Arkansas, concurrently with elections to the United States Senate in other states, elections to the United States House of Representatives, and various state and local elections.

Incumbent Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson won reelection to a second term.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements

Asa Hutchinson
Federal officials
Organizations
Newspapers

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Asa
Hutchinson
Jan
Morgan
Undecided
Hendrix College April 17–19, 2018 676 ± 3.8% 58% 31% 12%

Results

Results by county:
Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Asa Hutchinson (incumbent) 145,251 69.7
Republican Jan Morgan 63,009 30.3
Total votes 208,260 100.0

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results

Results by county:
Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jared Henderson 68,340 63.4
Democratic Leticia Sanders 39,382 36.6
Total votes 107,722 100.0

Independents

Candidates

Declined[edit]

Third parties

Candidates

Declared[edit]

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[18] Solid R October 26, 2018
The Washington Post[19] Solid R November 5, 2018
FiveThirtyEight[20] Solid R November 5, 2018
Rothenberg Political Report[21] Solid R November 1, 2018
Sabato's Crystal Ball[22] Safe R November 5, 2018
RealClearPolitics[23] Safe R November 5, 2018
Daily Kos[24] Safe R November 5, 2018
Fox News[25][a] Likely R November 5, 2018
Politico[26] Solid R November 5, 2018
Governing[27] Safe R November 5, 2018
Notes
  1. ^ The Fox News Midterm Power Rankings uniquely does not contain a category for Safe/Solid races

Debates

Host
network/sponsors
Date Link(s) Participants
Jared
Henderson(D)
Asa
Hutchinson (R)
Mark
West (L)
Arkansas Educational Television Network October 12, 2018 [28] Invited Invited Invited
Arkansas Press Association June 29, 2018 [29] Invited Invited Invited

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Asa
Hutchinson (R)
Jared
Henderson (D)
Mark
West (L)
Other Undecided
University of Arkansas October 1–28, 2018 618 ± 3.9% 59% 35% 6%
Hendrix College October 18–19, 2018 528 ± 4.3% 60% 24% 5% 11%
Hendrix College September 5–7, 2018 1,701 ± 2.4% 60% 25% 6% 9%
Mason-Dixon March 21–24, 2018 625 ± 4.0% 63% 24% 13%

Results

Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Asa Hutchinson (incumbent) 582,406 65.33% +9.89%
Democratic Jared Henderson 283,218 31.77% -9.72%
Libertarian Mark West 25,885 2.90% +0.98%
Total votes 891,509 100.0% N/A
Republican hold

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d Wickline, Michael R. (January 3, 2017). "Arkansas governor to hold fundraiser for term 2; re-election bid not yet formally announced". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  2. ^ Wickline, Michael R. (May 17, 2017). "Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to pursue second term". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
  3. ^ Lanning, Curt (October 3, 2017). "Gov. Hutchinson May Have a GOP Challenger". KNWA-TV. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "Republican Jan Morgan Announces Run for Arkansas Governor". U.S. News and World Report. January 1, 2018. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  5. ^ Ramsey, David (April 18, 2016). "Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin "opposes Obamacare" (duh), dodges questions on "Arkansas Works"". Arkansas Times. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  6. ^ DeMillo, Andrew (July 11, 2016). "Lt. Gov. Griffin says he's seeking re-election". Log Cabin Democrat. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  7. ^ Donald J. Trump. ".@AsaHutchinson, the great Governor of Arkansas, is in a primary tomorrow. He has done an incredible job with a focus on lower taxes, border security, and crime prevention. Asa loves our military and our veterans. I fully endorse Asa for Governor!". Twitter.
  8. ^ "NRA Endorses Governor Asa Hutchinson In Re-Election Bid". 5newsonline.com. September 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "EDITORIAL: For Asa Hutchinson". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. October 23, 2018.
  10. ^ Brock, Roby (December 12, 2017). "Jared Henderson to run as Democratic candidate for Governor". Talk Business & Politics. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  11. ^ "Meet Jan Morgan, GOP Candidate For Arkansas Governor". KFSM. March 27, 2018. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  12. ^ Brock, Roby (November 28, 2017). "Former State Rep. Jay Martin eyeing run for governor on Democratic ticket". Talk Business & Politics. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  13. ^ "Martin says time is not right to run for Arkansas governor's office". Talk Business & Politics. December 1, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  14. ^ "Radio host Bobby Bones considering run for Ark. governor". THV11 Digital, KTHV. January 3, 2017. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  15. ^ Taha, Nada (March 14, 2017). "Bobby Makes Official Statement On Political Plans". The Bobby Bones Show. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
  16. ^ Wickline, Michael R. (June 28, 2017). "Libertarian to run for governor's post". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  17. ^ Lampe, Ellen (June 27, 2017). "Libertarian Party Candidate Announces Run for AR Governor". ArkansasMatters.com. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  18. ^ "2018 Governor Race ratings | The Cook Political Report". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  19. ^ "The Washington Post's gubernatorial race ratings". The Washington Post. October 16, 2018.
  20. ^ "2018 Governor Forecast | FiveThirtyEight". FiveThirtyEight. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  21. ^ "Gubernatorial Ratings | Inside Elections". insideelections.com. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  22. ^ "Larry J. Sabato's Crystal Ball » 2018 Governor". www.centerforpolitics.org. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  23. ^ "2018 Governor Races". RealClearPolitics. October 9, 2018.
  24. ^ "Daily Kos Elections 2018 race ratings". Daily Kos. June 5, 2018.
  25. ^ "2018 Midterm Power Ranking". Fox News.
  26. ^ "Race Ratings, Politico predicts". Politico.
  27. ^ "2018 Governor Elections: As November Nears, More Governors' Races Become Tossups". www.governing.com. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  28. ^ https://www.c-span.org/video/?453008-1/arkansas-gubernatorial-debate
  29. ^ https://www.facebook.com/KARK4/videos/arkansas-governor-debate/10156828106739113/

External links

Official campaign websites


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