On this Wikipedia the language links are at the top of the page across from the article title. .inner_percentage { Local Entrepreneur and businessman D. C. Reeves was elected during the primary by earning the majority, 7,682 votes (51.11%), against three opponents, Jewell Cannada-Wynn, Sherri Myers and Steven Sharp. } Sanders declares state of emergency after storms, National Weather Service confirms tornadoes in AR, Proposed bill would mandate teaching breastfeeding, Garland Co. sheriff releases names in shooting deaths, Garland County deputies: Man & woman dead after shooting, AST Blog: Severe Weather Awareness Week Watches, Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information. }) Schwarz repeated his aim to solve global warming, legalize marijuana and bring the space program to Little Rock. Federal Election Commission records show he's donated to several Republican candidates and the state GOP in recent years, but also to some Democrats. background-color: grey; } .race_header { Deadly Year Could Imperil Little Rock Mayor's Reelection Bid, Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott talks to reporters at City Hall in Little Rock, Arkansas after filing to run for reelection on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. } } Arkansas Ethics Commission director Graham Sloan said state law has kept the late reporting deadlines for nonpartisan municipal races and some other local races for decades. Interns wanted: Get paid to help ensure that every voter has unbiased election information. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. display: inline-block; The Central Arkansas Library System, KUAR, and the League of Women Voters of Pulaski County hosted the forum in the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rocks River Market district. div.survey-scrollbox { height:400px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; } font-size: 2em; Ballot measures, Who represents me? } [2] [3] [4] Rex Richardson was elected mayor, defeating Suzie Price. height: 56px; color: white; For a full list of all the Arkansas primary races, click here. .widget-row.Independent, .widget-row.Nonpartisan, .widget-row.Constitution { background-color: red; height: 22px; display: block; } $(".collapse-all").on('click', () => { }. vertical-align: middle; Candidates were asked about the citys 63 parks and Landers earlier comments that suggested he might close some. | The four have debated for weeks in community forums over issues including policing, parks, public records, a canceled citywide festival and how best to grow the Capital city. .survey-result {padding:10px;} Greg Henderson ran for election for Mayor of Little Rock in Arkansas.

float:right; 		background-color: #ccc; And they can't know how candidates are spending those contribution dollars. 	.race_header.libertarian { 	color: black; Government. State and local courts | 	} 		overflow-y: hidden; 	.mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { State law doesnt require campaign finance disclosure information from nonpartisan municipal candidates until Nov. 1, just seven days before the vote. .key-messages li {margin-bottom: 10px;} 	clear: both; if (typeof $  !=  'undefined') { 	.votebox-results-metadata { On Monday, he turned in the necessary paperwork to the . The race has featured back-and-forth attacks  particularly between Scott and Landers on race, crime and ethics issues. 		max-width: 75px; 		padding-left: 0; 	} 	} 	.results_row { 	.results_text { 	.race_header.green { 

. He acknowledged that his campaign came up short and congratulated Scott. word-wrap: break-word; border-radius: 50%; .inner_percentage { .contact_office { margin-top: 0.3em; margin-bottom: 0em;margin-right: 0.5em;} State and local courts | width: 100%; left: 0; background-color: #db0000; p.survey-response {margin-left:10px;} Updated: Jul 29, 2022 / 06:15 PM CDT. width: 350px; Little Rock also faces criticism about a lack of transparency, prompting the local prosecutor to vent frustration last week about the number of Freedom of Information Act complaints he's received about the city. Some of the major races include who will be chosen to run for Arkansas governor on the Republican and Democratic tickets and a packed race to see who will become the GOP choice for Lieutenant Governor. background-color: #f9f9f9; Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. was reelected Tuesday, overcoming criticism related to crime and transparency to defeat retired car dealer Steve Landers Sr. and two other challengers.. max-height: 580px; [24], On May 26, 2022, Women for Responsible Legislation hosted a forum with candidates Cannada-Wynn, Myers, Reeves, and Sharp. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. width: 50%; } This race is very simple: do you want to go backward to a horrid past, or do you want to continue growing forward?" Source1Source2. color: #6db24f; $('.pastResponses').hide(); The former automotive dealer filed his candidacy for the city's top office Friday morning. .votebox-scroll-container { padding-bottom: 8px; } Little Rock's first popularly elected Black mayor is in the middle of a tough reelection bid four years after he promised to unite Arkansas' capital. } }

Arkansas Advocate maintains editorial independence. Below you will find the latest updates regarding polling locations, ballot issues, and the decision in the races. background-color: green; Landers conceded in remarks to supporters on election night. .widget-row.value-only.white { font-weight: bold; } $(".expand-all").on('click', () => { Mayoral elections in Little Rock are nonpartisan. Scott, the city's first popularly. background-color: #6db24f; .widget-row { font-size: 0.9em; Republicans Sarah Huckabee Sanders and John Boozman are expected to speak at their respective watch parties after polls close. color: black; The required petition to file as a candidate for office must be signed by at least 50 qualified electors of Little Rock. The results have been certified. } p.survey-question {font-weight:bold;} Among candidates statements about issues debated Monday night: Monday nights forum took place one day after the city was to have concluded an inaugural citywide party dubbed LITfest, which was to celebrate culture, art, business, music, tech and economic growth. - Little Rock has experienced an uptick in violent crime, and voters will decide in Nov. who's tasked with addressing that problem. padding-left: 10px; The Little Rock mayoral race is nonpartisan, meaning candidates arent chosen in party primaries and dont represent political parties. } Mayoral election in Little Rock, Arkansas (2022). Public policy. LITTLE ROCK, Ark - Steve Landers has officially entered the race for Little Rock Mayor. Contact our sales team. (AP) Frank Scott became Little Rocks first popularly elected Black mayor four years ago on campaign promises to unite a city long divided along racial lines. People want a change in our city. border: 1px solid #999; left: 0px; Federal courts | .key-messages li:last-child { margin-bottom: 0px;} $('.showResponses').show(); } display: table; } width: 250px; I am a lifelong citizen of the Little Rock area and a neighbor to 200,000 other people that share this common connection. Another hot topic on the stage was recreational marijuana, which will now be on the November ballot for Arkansas voters. Lightfoot finished Tuesday's election with only 16.4 percent of the vote, trailing Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson and former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas.. position: relative; Contact Editor Sonny Albarado for questions: info@arkansasadvocate.com. font-weight: bold; NEWS! background-color: #6db24f; } But its a step forward, Henderson said. } background-color: #003388; Public policy. background-color: #ccc; Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics. } padding-bottom: 5px; font-weight: bold; There have been no reported issues with voting ballots throughout the day. padding-left: 0; .widget-img { .non_result_row div { font-weight: bold; One reason is that local races in small towns involved little money, he said. } This adds a new dimension to it, this has in essence become a partisan race and there are a lot of Democrats in Little Rock, said Skip Rutherford, a former chairman of the state Democratic Party. padding-left: 10px; Just because you dont know where they are, he said, theres no reason to shut them down. Invest in Small Businesses by: Create a city based economic development center to plan strategic growth within our business community. We interviewed our tech expert, Jaime Vazquez, to learn more about accessible smart home devices. } background-color: green; .top_disclaimer { } [1][2], Scott received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Memphis in 2005 and an MBA in strategic management from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2009. $('.collapse').collapse('hide'); Apply today! Candidates for Little Rock Mayor debated over the top issues in the city Monday night, as the November election inches closer. GET THE MORNING HEADLINES DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX. }

} } } .results_table_container { Interns wanted: Get paid to help ensure that every voter has unbiased election information. Saying the proposed amendment isnt perfect, Scott said hes seen youths who started with petty weed crimes, then found it difficult to break their downward spiral in the legal system. The city remains racially divided, with whites making up about half of Little Rocks population. .panel-heading:hover { cursor: pointer;} Rutledge's win has yet to be confirmed but she has posted online that she has won the GOP nomination. font-weight: bold; $(".collapse-all").on('click', () => { } You dont worry about crime because you spent $2.2 million protecting yourself with security, Landers said to the mayor. Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson defeated Robert Donovan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin 's special general election for mayor on April 5, 2022. The same was true for county and school board races. height: 100%;

float:right; (John Sykes/Arkansas Advocate) Three candidates for Little Rock mayor, including incumbent Frank Scott Jr., expressed full-throated support Monday night for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in Arkansas. 	} Source. 	width: 100%; 	padding-left: 10px; 	.inner_percentage.CrossFiled { p.survey-response {white-space: pre-line;} .clearfix { 		margin-bottom: 4px; 	} 	.race_footer { Copyright  2023, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc. I want to work to make sure the Little Rock enjoyed by my kids, and other kids growing up in the city, is better than what we have now. Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. The 2022 Pensacola mayoral election took place on August 23, 2022, to elect the mayor of Pensacola. 	} How to vote | 	color: white; State legislature | 		margin-top: 1em; Relatives say former US Marine killed fighting in, What about Paul Whelan and Brittney Griner left in, Russia frees US Marine vet as part of prisoner exchange, Strike kills 50 at crowded Ukraine rail station, Pink Floyd members reunite and record song for Ukraine, US to send $100M more in military aid to Ukraine, Ukrainian poisonings kill 2 Russian soldiers: officials, Gov. 		vertical-align: middle; $(".expand-all").on('click', () => { v. t. e. The 2022 Pensacola mayoral election took place on August 23, 2022, to elect the mayor of Pensacola. 	margin-top: 1px;  Arkansas Advocate is part of States Newsroom, a network of news bureaus supported by grants and a coalition of donors as a 501c(3) public charity. All three challengers are white. Henderson has said he wants to strengthen ties between city residents with city government and police. As of publication, the city is up to 17 homicides in 2022. })        @media (max-width:600px) { Rachel Luckett, who cast a ballot for Scott during early voting, said she is concerned about crime but want to give the mayor another chance. 		color: #fff; We stand for progress, and were not going back as a city., An enthusiastic crowd filled much of the 315-seat Riverfest area theater and responded with applause to comments from candidates in what the moderator called a very spirited debate.. } Little Rock has an opportunity to be a catalyst for the new South, Scott told The Associated Press in an interview earlier this year. 	color: black; 		vertical-align: top; Other issues debated among the candidates Monday night included: the future of the citys parks; last-minute cancellation of LITFest, a citywide festival of celebration; spiking crime in the city; and plans for economic growth. 		text-align: left !important; 		background-color: #f4f4f4; 	background-color: grey; .widget-value { .infobox { Real job growth is less than 18% of that number, 1,600 jobs.. 	background-color: #f9d334; Frank Scott became Little Rock's first popularly elected Black mayor four years ago on campaign promises to unite a city long divided along racial lines. 		width: 100%; Invest in the Arts and Culture of the city. 	} 	display: inline-block; Sarah Huckabee Sanders officially wins the Republican nomination for Arkansas governor over Doc Washburn. 

The following candidates ran in the general election for Little Rock Board of Directors Ward 1 on November 6, 2018. Better to have a monopoly than to have it illegal.. float: left; .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { font-weight: 100; His current term ends on December 31, 2026. He won in the general election on November 8, 2022. .votebox-results-metadata-p { However, while they hurt the public and election enforcers, the late deadlines can be advantageous to candidates. .mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { margin-bottom: 1px; 7-6-208, Sloan said. He said thats a state and federal issue, even as he promised to support voters will. background-color: #f9d334; display: inline; }) .widget-row.Democratic { } } This race was a people-powered campaign, Scott said. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Advance public education by advocating for public schools, incentivizing resident public school teachers, and working to extend learning opportunities for our youth. div.oneoff-scrollbox.short { height:250px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; } The later deadlines certainly make it difficult to investigate potential violations of the law and timely reporting before the election, Sebold wrote. border:1px solid #FFB81F; margin-bottom:0px; } padding-bottom: 7px; .votebox { max-width: 75px; Increase cooperation with neighborhood associations to invest in places where people live through grants, neighborhood watches, and community policing. A runoff election was scheduled for December 6, 2022. .contact_entity {font-size: 1.0em ;margin-top: 0.6em; margin-bottom: 0em; margin-right: 0.5em;} .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper .image-candidate-thumbnail { .clearfix { .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { padding-bottom: 8px; Since the GOP-backed groups involvement, Scotts campaign has rolled out endorsements from high profile Democrats and groups, such as retired Gen. Wesley Clark and Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes. Throughout his career he has worked to help small businesses through consulting, marketing, and business planning. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (KAIT) - Even though the general election in Arkansas is still nearly nine months away, the first day of the political season for the 2022 election cycle created political races . .widget-row.Republican { (NWA Media). .votebox_bp_logo {

Code Ann. } While Landers did not take a stance and said he will accept whatever voters decide, Mayor Scott and the two other candidates, Glenn Schwarz and Greg Henderson showed support of the issue. font-weight: bold; } div.oneoff-scrollbox.regular { height:400px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; } Henderson often was in step with much of what the mayor outlined. font-size: 20px; 1:30 p.m. Arkansas governor candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders shares online that she has voted . } .votebox-results-cell--number { z-index:1; This page was current at the end of the individual's last campaign covered by Ballotpedia. top: -1px; LITTLE ROCK, Ark. $('.hideResponses').on('click', () => { } $('.collapse').collapse('hide'); margin: 0px 10px; The Arkansas Advocate asked the Little Rock mayoral candidates Monday to provide campaign contribution and spending information right away to help voters. padding-bottom: 3px; Source1Source2. font-size: 1.25em; .panel-heading:hover { cursor: pointer;} In a statement over the weekend, he said the city has put social workers in the field, funded conflict resolution programs for at-risk youth and targeted patrols in high-crime areas of the city. z-index:1; .key-messages li:last-child { margin-bottom: 0px;} 100% remote. }. Pamela Whitaker, a businesswoman and nonprofit founder, announced Wednesday that she intends to run for mayor of Little Rock in next year's election. Steve said he wants to fund the Little Rock police department. 2022. .inner_percentage.Republican { FILE Little Rock City Hall is shown in this 2019 file photo. DEIJ Policy | Ethics Policy | Privacy Policy. .widget-row.heading { width: 250px; margin-bottom: 1px; clearInterval(nTimer); margin-bottom: .75em; color: #0645ad; background-color: #dac113; .inner_percentage.Republican { top: 0px; font-style: italic; $('.showResponses').hide(); } background-color: #6db24f; border-bottom: 1px solid grey; .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { top: 0px; .votebox_legend .non_result_row { font-weight: 100; Other issues discussed Monday were whether or not candidates supported closing some parks in Little Rock, what they planned to do for the states economy, and transparency concerns with the mayor regarding responding to FOIA requests. overflow-x: auto; } margin: 0px 10px; @media screen and (max-width: 350px) { clear: both; display: inline; margin-bottom: 4px; .widget-row.Libertarian { width: 250px; Make Little Rock a Great Place to Live by: Prioritizing residents of the city in road/infrastructure planning. The citys police chief, who Scott hired, retired in May after a rocky three years marked by lawsuits and clashes with officers. margin-right: 12px; letter-spacing: 0.03em; width: 250px; To win, the top finisher needed 40% to avoid . Yes, it [LITfest] had to be canceled. She has reported on issues that include political corruption, campaign finance and the national collapse of the nations home lending system, working for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and The Charlotte Observer. Cities | School districts | All four men are candidates in the Little Rock mayoral election in November. Associated Press text, photo, graphic, audio and/or video material shall not be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast or publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium. display: inline-block; Local Entrepreneur and businessman D. C. Reeves was elected during the primary by earning the majority, 7,682 votes (51.11%), against three opponents, Jewell Cannada-Wynn, Sherri Myers and Steven Sharp. .expand-all:hover, .collapse-all:hover {cursor: pointer; text-decoration: underline;} Resetting the deadlines would require legislative changes to state law, Ark. 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Scotts share of the vote was set to exceed the 40% threshold needed to win the mayoral election outright and avoid a December runoff. .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { https://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=Greg_Henderson&oldid=8908833, Little Rock Board of Directors candidate, 2018, Conflicts in school board elections, 2021-2022, Special Congressional elections (2023-2024), 2022 Congressional Competitiveness Report, State Executive Competitiveness Report, 2022, State Legislative Competitiveness Report, 2022, Partisanship in 2022 United States local elections. .race_header.green { } In terms of the US House race, here are the latest on results: As of now, here are the leaders in each of the following races: Voting polls in Arkansas have officially closed for the 2022 primary election. A rare moment of seemingly common ground in their seventh forum Monday night came over the recreational marijuana question, which will go before Arkansas voters Nov. 8 as constitutional amendment Issue 4. To do this I want to make sure Little Rock is a great place to live, that we improve our public safety efforts, we strengthen our neighborhoods, and we invest in our small businesses all while making transparency and accountability more important than ever. .widget-row.Republican { top: -5px; Adjust the city contract bidding process to ensure Little Rock contracts with capable local business when available. font-size: 12px; .widget-value { .votebox-results-cell--number { Indications are the campaign involves significant contributions and spending. overflow-x: scroll; Focus on retention and expansion efforts for our existing businesses to help them grow. } In the general election, state representative Celia Israel and former . padding:7px 8px 8px; After the filing period closes, candidates will need to file a statement of financial interest form no later than Aug. 22. height: 50px; With this amendment, we could do better than what we have right now, but it is a step forward, Henderson said. margin-bottom: -2px !important; } color: white; Copyright 2022 TheAssociated Press. } .contact_office { margin-top: 0.3em; margin-bottom: 0em;margin-right: 0.5em;} He assumed office on January 1, 2019. Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. Steve Landers called the citys contract with LITFest a sham.. .hideResponses { display: none;} If your child will play baseball or softball this spring, youll need to stock up on appropriate clothing and equipment. .inner_percentage.Green { .top_disclaimer { Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott has formally filed to run for reelection. } Incumbents are bolded and underlined. .votebox_legend { Media outlets have reported that Scott is affiliated with the Democratic Party. Create Stronger Neighborhoods by: Implement a stronger, more strategic city planning to make sure growth is happening in ways that are best for the long term viability of Little Rock. Mayor Frank Scott Jr., 38, is seeking a second term this fall. Scott was elected as mayor in 2018 after he won a runoff election. .results_row.winner { text-align: left !important; When those local candidates ran first in party primaries, they were required to file campaign finance disclosure forms in May or June or whenever primaries were held, Sloan said. Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. .results_row td { if (typeof $ != 'undefined') { margin-top: 0px; Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. I think hes handled it just as well as any other mayor thats come through, Luckett said. We still need more, and well continue to do that. @media screen and (max-width: 350px) { background-color: #003388; } }, What's on my ballot? Frank Scott Jr. and Baker Kurrus advanced to a runoff. font-size: 16px; [ELECTION 2022: Get live updates on Arkansas election results arkansasonline.com/elections]. background-color: grey; Three-time mayoral candidate Glen Schwarz said he has so far received and spent almost nothing. font-weight: bold; .results_row td:first-child { In the same time frame, violent crime, in general, rose by 27%. There were no incumbents in this race. font-size: 0.9em; .mw-content-ltr td.votebox-results-cell--text, float: right; Scott worked as deputy policy director and director of intergovernmental affairs for Gov. They defeated Warwick Sabin, Vincent Tolliver, and Glen Schwarz in the general election for Mayor of Little Rock on November 6, 2018. In 2020 . } text-align: left; Theres going to be tremendous growth in the marijuana industry. If ocean levels rise, the population will move inland and Little Rock should be prepared for exponential growth., Henderson: He urged investment in existing small businesses, not as sexy as bringing in 2,000 jobs. These businesses chose Little Rock, want to grow with Little Rock., Scott: He cited 8,000 new jobs since he was elected in 2018, though he acknowledged some may challenge that number. Little Rock, he said, is one of two midsize cities in the South that grew in the last census counts. One reason is that local races in small towns involved little money, he said. a[aria-expanded=false] .fa-chevron-down { display: none; } Filing documents are available online and line-by-line data can be downloaded for analysis. .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h3.votebox-header-office-name { color: #fff; The filing period for candidates to return completed packets to the city clerk's office inside City Hall will run from July 29 until Aug. 19 at noon, according to a news release. background: #4c4c4c; .votebox-scroll-container { }) letter-spacing: 0.03em; LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Individuals can also obtain candidate information packets online at littlerock.gov/elections.