Open Primaries Arkansas statement on Arkansas Supreme Court decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 27, 2020Contact: Stephanie Matthews985.856.9878stephanie@openprimariesarkansas.org LITTLE ROCK – The following statement can be attributed to Stephanie Matthews, campaign manager of Open Primaries Arkansas, on the Arkansas Supreme Court decision to remove Issue 5 from the November ballot to give voters more choices at the ballot box: This is a dark day for our…Continue readingOpen Primaries Arkansas statement on Arkansas Supreme Court decision

Open Primaries Arkansas celebrates ballot certification to give voters more choice

LITTLE ROCK – The following statement can be attributed to Stephanie Matthews, campaign manager of Open Primaries Arkansas, on the certification of the proposal as Issue 5 to give voters more choices at the ballot box: We’re happy to see that the Open Primaries Arkansas amendment will appear on the November ballot as Issue 5,…Continue readingOpen Primaries Arkansas celebrates ballot certification to give voters more choice

Innovation is good for business and for politics

Competent business leaders know that to improve, the status quo can never be acceptable. Continuous improvement requires innovation, an exchange of ideas, and healthy competition. For Arkansas to grow, to be a place where more businesses invest in our people, we must have a political climate that embraces these values as well. For too many…Continue readingInnovation is good for business and for politics

Open Primaries Arkansas adds 50,000 signatures to qualify for ballot

For immediate release For more information, contactStephanie Matthews, media@openprimariesarkansas.org Brings total submitted signatures to more than 140,000 for nonpartisan measure to give voters more choices LITTLE ROCK (August 20, 2020) – Open Primaries Arkansas, a committee to improve the integrity of our elections and give Arkansas voters more choices, today submitted an additional 50,000 signatures…Continue readingOpen Primaries Arkansas adds 50,000 signatures to qualify for ballot

New poll shows voters eager to cast ballots on pro-democracy proposals backed by League of Women Voters

For immediate release, August 11, 2020 For more information contactBonnie Miller, info@lwvarwc.org League of Women Voters of Arkansas FAYETTEVILLE – Polling commissioned by the League of Women Voters of Washington County shows that voters overwhelmingly support their right to propose and vote on state constitutional amendments and particularly want to vote on two important pro-democracy…Continue readingNew poll shows voters eager to cast ballots on pro-democracy proposals backed by League of Women Voters

Open Primaries Arkansas applauds Special Master report calling for measure to be on Nov. 3 ballot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 10, 2020Contact: Stephanie Matthews985.856.9878stephanie@openprimariesarkansas.org Open Primaries Arkansas applauds Special Master report calling for measure to be on Nov. 3 ballot  Report finds Secretary of State “erroneously culled 586 signatures” Open Primaries Arkansas, the proposal to open up primaries to all voters regardless of party and ensure that winning candidates earn support…Continue readingOpen Primaries Arkansas applauds Special Master report calling for measure to be on Nov. 3 ballot

Arkansans Overwhelmingly Support Non-Partisan Redistricting and Open Primaries Ballot Initiatives

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Bonnie Millerinfo@lwvarwc.orgJuly 22, 2020 According to a new poll released by the League of Women Voters Of Arkansas, strong majorities support ballot initiatives supported by the LWV Little Rock – The League of Women Voters of Arkansas today released the finding of a recent poll that found that almost two-thirds of all Arkansans…Continue readingArkansans Overwhelmingly Support Non-Partisan Redistricting and Open Primaries Ballot Initiatives

ANNOUNCING OPEN PRIMARIES ARKANSAS COMMITTEE MEMBERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Stephanie Matthews985-856-9878stephanie@openprimariesarkansas.org ANNOUNCING OPEN PRIMARIES ARKANSAS COMMITTEE MEMBERS A Cross-Partisan Team of Local Leaders Join Over 100,000 Voters for More Choice, More Voice, and Better Elections that Save Money LITTLE ROCK (July 21, 2020) – Open Primaries Arkansas is a cross-partisan coalition that has introduced a ballot measure for November’s election with…Continue readingANNOUNCING OPEN PRIMARIES ARKANSAS COMMITTEE MEMBERS