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Arkansas 2022 primary election results

Sarah Huckabee Sanders faced a former Little Rock radio host.

May 24, 2022, 8:50 PM

Arkansas voters headed to the polls Tuesday in primaries for governor, the Senate and the House of Representatives, the state legislature and more. Polls closed at 8:30 p.m. ET.

The Arkansas secretary of state on Friday reported a total of 137,804 early voters, including 106,432 in the Republican primary, 29,957 in the Democratic primary and 1,415 others.

State Significance

Trump's former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders faced off against just one other Republican, Francis "Doc" Washburn, a former Little Rock radio host.

Sanders, whose father, Mike Huckabee, served as governor for 10 years, secured endorsements not just from Trump but also former Vice President Mike Pence, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton and others.

PHOTO: Voters stand in line, Oct. 19, 2020 at the Pulaski County Regional Building in downtown Little Rock, Ark.
Voters stand in line, Oct. 19, 2020 at the Pulaski County Regional Building in downtown Little Rock, Ark.
Staton Breidenthal/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, FILE

In the Arkansas GOP primary for the Senate, Trump-backed Sen. John Boozman is seeking reelection.

He's held the seat since 2011 and faced deep-pocketed former NFL player Jake Bequette and Jan Morgan, who garnered the support of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and conservative political consultant Roger Stone.

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