Arkansas judicial elections
Judicial candidates compete in a non-partisan primary. If there are more than two candidates, the two candidates who receive the most votes in the primary advance to the general election. If no candidate receives 50% of the vote, a runoff election is held. If there are two or fewer candidates, the election is decided in the non-partisan primary.
|Supreme Court||Courts of Appeal||Circuit Court||District Court|
|Non-partisan elections - 8 year terms||Non-partisan elections - 6 year terms||Non-partisan elections - 6 year terms||Non-partisan elections - 4 year terms|
Results are posted on Vote Naturally, a website run by the Secretary of State's Office.
- Arkansas judicial elections, 2012
- Arkansas judicial elections, 2010
- Arkansas Supreme Court elections
If a vacancy is filled via gubernatorial appointment, the appointed judge is prohibited from running for the seat in the next election. Instead, she or he must step down or run for a different position.
- Judicial selection in Arkansas
- Campaign finance requirements for Arkansas judicial elections
- News: Supreme Weekly: The cost of running for a Supreme Court