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Sanders has firm lead in GOP gubernatorial primary, Jones on track to win Democratic bid without runoff

The surveys, conducted May 2, 2022, tested opinions of GOP and Democratic primary voters for the seat held by term-limited Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, file photo, Fox News contributor Sarah Sanders makes her first appearance on the "Fox & Friends" television program in New York. Sanders' campaign says she has raised nearly $5 million over the past three months in her bid to be Arkansas' next governor. Sanders' campaign on Thursday, April 15, 2021, announced the figure, which breaks the record for quarterly fundraising in the state.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

ARKANSAS, USA — The general election matchup for Arkansas Governor is shaping up to be Republican Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Democrat Chris Jones, according to a new survey from Talk Business & Politics and Hendrix College.

The surveys, conducted May 2, 2022, tested opinions of GOP and Democratic primary voters for the seat held by term-limited Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Among 802 likely Republican primary voters, the results were:

Governor
72.5% – Sarah Huckabee Sanders
16.5% – Francis “Doc” Washburn
11% – Undecided

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