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Early Voting Starts: Pick The Next President!

Arkansans are voting for the next President of the United States — along with non-partisan judicial races and a handful of Democratic legislative primaries. Early voting for the March 3 election opened Tuesday, Feb. 18th. Find your polling place & check your registration. Voters are not required to be registered as a member of a political party to vote in …

TONIGHT: Phone Calls For Democrats, Turn Out The Vote!

It’s 2020, and it’s time to do something. Join us (online or in person) EVERY WEDNESDAY, 5-8 p.m. as we make phone calls to support Democrats in your area. If we want to win, we have to do the work. The DPA has set up four weekly regional Phone Banks: South Arkansas, East Arkansas, Central Arkansas, and Northwest Arkansas.   Volunteers will need to sign up for a …

Every Vote Counts: Arkansas Election Ends In Tie!

Deny it if you dare, but every vote really does matter. Election Day for a special run-off election for an Arkansas House seat ended in a tie. The results Tuesday, have Joy Springer and Ryan Davis locked in a dead heat at 372-372. There are just seven outstanding ballots that remain to be counted….check out more from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. …

NEW Poll: Arkansas Is In Play!

The Presidential race is red hot in Arkansas, and the election is up for grabs! Bloomberg, Biden, Bernie & Pete top the first Arkansas primary poll. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar are also garnering noticeable support. Check out the Talk Business & Politics/Hendrix Poll results >>> 19.6% Michael Bloomberg 18.5% Joseph Biden 16.4% Bernie Sanders 15.5% Pete Buttigieg 8.9% Elizabeth …

Representative Vivian Flowers Calls For Action After Racially Targeted Harassment

Arkansas Representative Vivian Flowers was recently the target of racial bigotry, but now she’s turning the incident into an opportunity for positive change. Rep. Flowers held court in the state Capitol building on Monday, and laid out clear-cut solutions to make our communities safer. Flowers called for the fair application of law enforcement’s use of lethal force policies, not enabling …

Celebrating Black History Month in Arkansas

The true story of Arkansas is one of perseverance, and coming together to overcome tremendous obstacles. That’s why Black History Month is a celebration of the human spirit and the resolve to march toward justice, no matter how long the journey or how steep the hill. Throughout our state’s great moments, and crisis, time and time again we have seen …

Arkansas Representative & Candidate Threatened With Gunfire, Police Draw Weapons

Democratic Party of Arkansas Calls Out Racial Targeting & Harassment State Rep.Vivian Flowers (Pine Bluff) and Arkansas House candidate Ryan Davis (Little Rock) were harassed and threatened with gunfire on Monday, February 3 after leaving a fundraiser in a Little Rock neighborhood. They were targeted and denied fair treatment because of their race. The incident involved aggressive members of the …