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Arkansas Election results: Live updates as votes are counted statewide

Live Election Day updates— from election results to updates on news surrounding the midterm elections in Arkansas.

ARKANSAS, USA — Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, and 5NEWS has live updates, including everything you need to know from what the issues are to the results of the state's biggest elections.

To get a complete breakdown of everything you need to know about what is on the Arkansas ballot, click here.

11:45 p.m.:

Issue 1: Against (61%)

Issue 2: Against (59%)

Issue 3: Undecided. As of 11:45 p.m., it was For: 49% | Against: 51%

Issue 4: Against (56%)

RELATED: Arkansas Issue 4 results: Recreational marijuana fails

11:14 p.m.:

Voters in Rogers and Bentonville voted in favor of selling alcohol on Sundays, according to recent polling numbers.

According to Benton County election results, in Rogers over 70% voted for alcohol sales on Sundays. In Bentonville, 74% of voters were in favor.

RELATED: Sunday alcohol sales pass in Bentonville and Rogers

9:40 p.m.:

The Associated Press has projected Republican Steve Womack as winning reelection to the U.S. House in the 3rd Congressional District, which includes Northwest Arkansas


8:30 p.m.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks live after the AP projects her as the next Governor of Arkansas.

"Thank you Arkansas," she said. 

She began by thanking Chris Jones and Ricky Dale Harrington Jr., stating that Arkansas would have made history no matter what.

"I'd like to think my dad's been the best governor Arkansas has ever had and the country has ever seen. I hope to take that title away from him soon," Sanders said.


7:35 p.m.:

Polls in Arkansas closed at 7:30 p.m. It's important to know that if you got line before that time, you will still be eligible to vote.

The Associated Press has projected Sarah Huckabee Sanders as the next governor and first woman to hold the position.

The Associated Press has projected incumbent US Senator John Boozman to hold his seat as one of two Republican senators in Arkansas.

Click here to view other Arkansas race results for our area. 

To view all of the race results for the state of Arkansas, click here




Ballot Initiative 4: Legalizing recreational marijuana

Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

Secretary of State


For live results on Ballot Issues 1, 2 and 3, click here.

For live results on local positions— including state senate and state representatives, click here.

For live results on jail expansions in Washington and Benton counties, read our results article here.

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