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United States Senate election in Arkansas, 2016

 

United States Senate election in Arkansas, 2016

United States Senate election in Arkansas, 2016

November 8, 2016

 
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Senator

John Boozman
Republican

The 2016 United States Senate election in Arkansas will take place on November 8, 2016, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Arkansas, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Incumbent Republican Senator John Boozman has announced that he is running for re-election to a second term in office.[1] However, his poor fundraising - he had just $84,074 cash-on-hand at the end of 2013 - and his hospitalisation in 2014 for emergency heart surgery has led to speculation that he may retire.[2][3]

Contents

  • Republican primary 1
    • Candidates 1.1
      • Declared 1.1.1
  • Democratic primary 2
    • Candidates 2.1
      • Potential 2.1.1
  • General election 3
    • Polling 3.1
  • References 4

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Potential

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Boozman (R)
Mike
Beebe (D)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling September 18–21, 2014 1,453 ± 2.6% 39% 49% 12%
Public Policy Polling August 1–3, 2014 1,066 ± 3% 40% 46% 14%

References

  1. ^ a b DeMillo, Andrew (June 9, 2014). "Boozman, back at work post-surgery, to run in '16". Associated Press. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Arkansas US Sen. John Boozman Having Surgery". ABC News. April 22, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Senate Democrats look to next elections". The Hill. March 27, 2014. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c Brantley, Max (August 1, 2013). "A good week for Mike Ross". Arkansas Times. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
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