Arkansas PBS will provide live, exclusive, statewide primary election coverage Tuesday, May 24, beginning at 7 p.m. when polls close.

Arkansas’s local and state political and judicial scenes will be examined through live commentary, in-depth analysis with political experts, and field reporters.

Steve Barnes will anchor the broadcast along with Hendrix College Political Science Professor Emeritus and National Democratic Committee Member Jay Barth; Robert Coon, managing partner of Impact Management, a leading Republican public opinion and political consulting firm; and Arkansas PBS election night analyst Marty Ryall.

Primary coverage will be broadcast statewide over the air, on cable and on satellite on Arkansas PBS’s primary channel, as well as livestreaming at All the ways to watch Arkansas PBS can be found at Correct channel information is available in local TV listings.

In addition to watching results live as they come in, reporters Christina Munoz and Ronak Patel will be on site at the Republican and Democrat watch parties at Red & Blue and Embassy Suites in Little Rock to provide a look-in and share live interviews with candidates and guests.

Live coverage will continue online at 10 p.m. Viewers can continue watching after broadcast on the Arkansas PBS YouTube, or Arkansas PBS Facebook

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