Republican U.S. Rep. French Hill wins re-election in 2nd District

By: - November 8, 2022 9:17 pm

U.S. Rep. French Hill (R-Little Rock) was re-elected on Tuesday in Arkansas’ redrawn 2nd Congressional District.

The Associated Press called the race for Hill at 9:05 p.m.

Hill was leading the race with 93,160 votes to Democrat Quintessa Hathaway’s 56,249 and Libertarian Michael White’s 6,617.

The Central Arkansas district was reconfigured by the state Legislature during the redistricting process, and it has been challenged, so far unsuccessfully, in court.

Hill, a former banker, was first elected to Congress in 2014.

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Hunter Field
Hunter Field

Hunter Field is a veteran Arkansas journalist whose reporting on the state has carried him from military air strips in northwest Arkansas to soybean fields in the Arkansas delta. He spent the better part of the last decade investigating and reporting on Arkansas government and politics. For three years, he covered education policy, medical marijuana and the Arkansas General Assembly as part of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazetteā€™s Capitol Bureau. Most recently, he was the Democrat-Gazette's projects editor, leading the newspaper's investigative team. Hunter got his start in journalism covering sports for The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. A Memphis native, he enjoys smoking barbecue, kayaking and fishing in his free time.

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