The Republican incumbent defeated Democrat Scott Ellington, Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas, the Green Party's Jacob Holloway and Libertarian Party candidate Jessica Paxton.
Crawford had 57-percent of the vote and Ellington had 39-percent while Paxton had 3-percent and Holloway had 2-percent with 96-percent of precincts reporting.
The 1st District includes the following 26 counties:
Arkansas, Baxter, Clay, Cleburne, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Lonoke, Mississippi, Monroe, Phillips, Poinsett, Prairie, Randolph, Saint Francis, Searcy, Sharp, Stone, and Woodruff.
Crawford will be sworn-in to his second term in January.