Cotton Wins Arkansas House Primary Race
12:21 AM, May 23, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
War veteran Tom Cotton has won the Republican primary for Congress in Arkansas's Fourth District, the Associated Press projects. With 63 percent of precincts reporting, Cotton leads with 56 percent, while his primary opponent, Beth Anne Rankin, trails with 38 percent.
Cotton was endorsed by John McCain and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Cotton will face an undetermined Democratic opponent in a race to succeed retiring Democratic congressman Mike Ross.