governor’s race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Jones in a navy blue suit holding a microphone

ON THE TRAIL: Chris Jones takes walking shoes, ‘PB&J’ across Arkansas

BY: - September 22, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE — Democrat Chris Jones has put a lot of miles on his tennis shoes during his run for Arkansas governor. Throughout his campaign, he’s laced up two different pairs to walk a mile with Arkansans in their hometowns. Jones wanted to meet people where they are through his Walk a Mile in Your Shoes […]

UPDATE: Sanders will recover from thyroid surgery at home, campaign says

BY: - September 16, 2022

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the GOP nominee to be Arkansas’ next governor, announced on Friday she had her thyroid and surrounding lymph nodes surgically removed due to recently discovered thyroid cancer. On Saturday, campaign spokesman Judd Deere said Sanders, 40, had been released from the hospital to spend the remainder of her recovery at home. An […]

ON THE TRAIL: Sarah Huckabee Sanders brings anti-‘radical left’ message, celebrity

BY: - September 12, 2022

Sarah Huckabee Sanders wanted the crowd in Morrilton last week to know she’s a fighter.  She fought the media and “the radical left” while in Washington D.C., she said, and if elected Arkansas’ first female governor, she pledged to do the same against the “crazy bad ideas” coming out of the nation’s capital. “I want […]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to launch $3.5M ad campaign during Hogs game

BY: - September 1, 2022

Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ campaign announced Thursday it would launch a multi-million-dollar paid media campaign on Saturday afternoon with a television ad during the Arkansas Razorbacks’ football season opener. It will be the Republican gubernatorial candidate’s first statewide TV ad for the general election. It’s the same ad the campaign ran during the Republican primary, focused […]

COMMENTARY

For Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the border is everywhere

BY: - August 30, 2022

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is almost certainly going to be the next governor of Arkansas. Yet her bid for office has been marked almost entirely by appeals to issues of primarily national concern.  Arkansas is often difficult to locate among her talking points. Immigration and national identity, on the other hand, turn up in nearly every […]