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Elections 2020

State Facts

Capitol: Little Rock
Nickname: The Natural State; The Razorback State
Bird: Mockingbird
Motto: The People Rule

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 36.9%
Mitt Romney: 60.6%

2008

Barack Obama: 38.9%
John McCain: 58.7%

2004

John Kerry: 44.5%
George Bush: 54.3%

2000

Al Gore: 45.9%
George Bush: 51.3%

1996

Bill Clinton: 53.7%
Ross Perot: 7.9%
Bob Dole: 36.8%

1992

Bill Clinton: 53.2%
Ross Perot: 10.4%
George Bush: 35.5%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 42.2%
George Bush: 56.4%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lynette Bryant Democratic 23,906 15.6%
Mike Ross Democratic 129,437 84.4%

2014 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Pryor Democratic 334,174 39.5%
Mark Swaney Green 16,797 2.0%
Nathan LaFrance Libertarian 17,210 2.0%
Tom Cotton Republican 478,819 56.5%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Ross Democratic 352,115 41.5%
Asa Hutchinson Republican 470,429 55.4%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Curtis Coleman Republican 48,473 27.0%
Asa Hutchinson Republican 130,752 73.0%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Halter Democratic 140,081 42.5%
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 146,579 44.5%
D. C. Morrison Democratic 42,695 13.0%

2010 Senate Primary Runoff

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Halter Democratic 124,405 48.0%
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 134,756 52.0%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Beebe Democratic 503,336 64.5%
Jim Keet Republican 262,784 33.7%

2010 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 288,156 37.0%
Trevor Drown Independent 25,234 3.2%
John Boozman Republican 451,618 57.9%

2010 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Randy Alexander Republican 4,389 3.1%
Gilbert Baker Republican 16,540 11.6%
John Boozman Republican 75,010 52.7%
Curtis Coleman Republican 6,928 4.9%
Kim Hendren Republican 5,551 3.9%
Jim Holt Republican 24,826 17.5%
Conrad Reynolds Republican 7,128 5.0%

2008 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Pryor Democratic 804,678 79.5%
Rebekah Kennedy Green 207,076 20.5%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Beebe Democratic 430,765 55.6%
Rod Bryan Independent 15,767 2.0%
Asa Hutchinson Republican 315,040 40.7%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lisa Burks Democratic 47,010 16.9%
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 231,037 83.1%

2004 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 580,973 55.9%
Jim Holt Republican 458,036 44.1%

2004 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rosemarie Clampitt Republican 6,078 11.2%
Jim Holt Republican 37,254 68.9%
Andy Lee Republican 10,709 19.8%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Billie Democratic 25,455 9.1%
Jimmie Fisher Democratic 176,126 63.1%
Joe Holmes Democratic 77,516 27.8%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jimmie Fisher Democratic 378,250 47.0%
Mike Huckabee Republican 427,082 53.0%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Pryor Democratic 433,306 53.9%
Tim Hutchinson Republican 370,653 46.1%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Duggar Republican 20,546 22.3%
Tim Hutchinson Republican 71,576 77.7%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doyle Cannady Republican 13,434 14.6%
Mike Huckabee Republican 78,803 85.4%

1998 Senate Primary Runoff

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Winston Bryant Democratic 80,889 37.6%
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 134,203 62.4%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Winston Bryant Democratic 87,183 27.3%
Nate Coulter Democratic 41,848 13.1%
Scott Ferguson Democratic 44,761 14.0%
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 145,009 45.5%

1998 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Blanche Lincoln Democratic 385,878 55.1%
Charley Heffley Reform 18,896 2.7%
Fay Boozman Republican 295,870 42.2%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Bristow Democratic 272,923 38.7%
Mike Huckabee Republican 421,989 59.8%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Huckabee Republican 51,627 90.2%
Gene McVay Republican 5,581 9.8%

1998 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Fay Boozman Republican 42,621 77.8%
Tom Prince Republican 12,156 22.2%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Bristow Democratic 58,093 18.0%
Winston Bryant Democratic 129,328 40.0%
Lu Hardin Democratic 71,889 22.2%
Sandy McMath Democratic 42,303 13.1%
Kevin Smith Democratic 21,774 6.7%

1996 Senate Primary Runoff

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Winston Bryant Democratic 121,268 53.6%
Lu Hardin Democratic 104,994 46.4%

1996 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Winston Bryant Democratic 400,241 47.3%
Tim Hutchinson Republican 445,942 52.7%