Arkansas House Elects Davy Carter As Speaker, 52-45

by Chuck Bartels  on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 5:22 pm  

The vote was 52 for Rep. Davy Carter of Cabot, above, and 45 for Rep. Terry Rice of Waldron.

The Arkansas House of Representatives has elected Republican Rep. Davy Carter of Cabot as speaker-elect of the 89th General Assembly. Carter faced Rep. Terry Rice of Waldron in a vote after removing Democratic Rep. Darrin Williams of Little Rock as speaker-elect.

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