All judicial races, including two statewide races will be decided in Arkansas on March 1:
The Chief State Supreme Court Justice: Courtney Goodson and Dan Kemp are seeking the seat now held by Howard Brill, who leaves at the end of 2016.
Supreme Court Justice for Position 5: Shawn Womack and Clark Mason will face each other for the position currently held by Paul Danielson.
Senator John Boozman-Republican is facing Curtis Coleman-Republican. The winner of the Primary will run against former County Prosecutor and
U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge-Democrat in the fall.
U.S. Representative French Hill-Republican faces Brock Olree-Republican. The winner of the Primary will then face former LRSD School Board president Dianne Curry-Democrat in November.
As noted above, there are a number of county judge and sheriff races in Arkansas.
In Pulaski County, voters will decide on a .25 percent increase in county sales tax to fund transit improvements for the Rock Region Metro.
About Super Tuesday:
Lawmakers passed a new law last March, moving our primary to March 1: The “SEC Primary,” or “Super Tuesday.”
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia have Primary Elections.
Alaska and Colorado have caucuses; Alaska's is a Republican caucus.
More than 1,000 Delegates will be decided in one night.
What about those Delegates?
There are 40 GOP delegates available, 32 delegates for the Democratic Party; five superdelegates available in Arkansas
Wait, what’s a delegate?
An individual chosen to represent their state at their party’s convention before a presidential election.
And a superdelegate?
This is a delegate who is seated automatically. In the Democratic Party, superdelegates are also elected officials.