The Arkansas Senate made a series of noteworthy leadership selections, many of them occasioned by term limits.

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The Arkansas Senate made a series of noteworthy leadership selections, many of them occasioned by term limits. Bob Johnson, a former speaker of the House, was elected president pro tem of the Senate. Newly elected Senator Joyce Elliott was elected majority leader over Senator Johnson's choice for the post. In the November election, Elliott, an African-American, defeated incumbent Senator Irma...

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