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Update: Leslie Rutledge Says State Will Follow Ruling

by Associated Press 6/26/2015 11:57 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says county clerks must follow the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriage, and officials in Pulaski and Carroll counties welcomed the news.

Looking to the Court for Clarity (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/6/2014 12:00 am

F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. There are second acts in American lives. America was founded by people looking for their second act. And because we’re all about the second acts in life, Americans are a forgiving people and that means that Arkansans are a forgiving people.

Leslie Rutledge Registers to Vote

by Associated Press 10/3/2014 9:00 pm

Republican Arkansas attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge on Friday filed "under protest" her voter registration application with the Arkansas secretary of state's office after her name was removed from voter rolls earlier this week.

Larry Crane Won't Reinstate Leslie Rutledge's Voter Registration

by Associated Press 10/2/2014 4:29 pm

An election official says he won't reverse his decision to cancel Republican attorney general hopeful Leslie Rutledge's voter registration in Arkansas over her also being on out-of-state voter rolls.

County Clerk Cancels Leslie Rutledge's Voter Registration

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/1/2014 6:48 pm

An Arkansas election official removed Republican attorney general hopeful Leslie Rutledge from the voter rolls saying she also is registered to vote in Washington, D.C. The GOP candidate called the move politically motivated.

Arkansas Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

by Andrew DeMillo 9/15/2014 3:07 pm

A county judge was wrong to find that Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage violated the state and federal constitutions, the attorney general's office argued Monday as it asked the state's highest court to uphold the prohibition.

ACLU Asks Court to Uphold Arkansas Voter ID Ruling

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 8/11/2014 3:49 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas asked the state's highest court on Monday to uphold a judge's ruling that found Arkansas' new voter identification law unconstitutional.

Problems Alleged in Arkansas Voter ID Requirement

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 5/22/2014 7:32 am

The group that sued to challenge Arkansas' law requiring voters to show identification at the polls said Wednesday it is investigating complaints that voters were wrongly prevented from casting ballots in the primary election.

Clerks in Pulaski, Washington Counties Resume Issuing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

by Associated Press 5/15/2014 3:56 pm

The county clerks in Pulaski and Washington counties have resumed issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after a judge struck down a law that barred the practice.