The Arkansas House of Representatives will welcome the members-elect of the 89th General Assembly Friday morning in the House Chamber. Although election results have not been certified, it appears currently there are 51 Republican and 48 Democrat members-elect. One member-elect belongs to the Green Party.
Click here to find the latest results from the Secretary of State’s office. The Speaker will declare all House seats vacant at 9 am on November 9th. Members-elect will then choose their seat for the upcoming session. Seat selection will take place in order of seniority. The Speaker and Speaker-designate will oversee the drawing which will determine the seniority of members. For members who have served an equal amount of time, House Rules directs that seniority is determined by lots. The House will be broadcasting the proceedings live here on our website.