At the polls today, voters will decide the congressional match-ups on the November ballot. A runoff is set to determine the Democratic candidates in the District 1 and 4 races.
In District 4, which begins in Southeast Arkansas and stretches all the way into the northwest part of the state, Gene Jeffress and Q. Byrum Hurst will appear on the ballot. The two are set to debate Monday during Arkansas Today at noon. The winner of Tuesday's race will face Republican Tom Cotton in November.
In District 1, which generally covers Northeast Arkansas, Clark Hall faces off against Scott Ellington. Ellington received a majority of the vote on May 22 but not enough support to avoid a runoff. (District 1 Candidate Debate) The winner of the race will challenge Republican incumbent Rick Crawford.
Early voter turnout has been relatively slow. Only a small number of registered voters are expected to participate at the polls.
Other races of interest include Arkansas House District 7, House District 10, House District 30, House District 55, and Senate District 26.
At the local level, Jefferson County will select a Democratic candidate for county judge. Voters in Lonoke County will decide between Republican candidates for sheriff.
KARK and arkansasmatters.com will provide complete results and reaction from Tuesday's runoff as soon as the polls close at 7:30 p.m.