5:48 p.m. Last polls close in Arkansas at 7:30 p.m. CST. The Democrats will allocate 35 of its 47 convention delegates from the primary today: 22 delegates are allocated proportionally based on the results in each of the state’s four Congressional districts, while 13 delegates are allocated based on the statewide vote.
Republicans will allocate 31 of its 34 convention delegates today: 12 are allocated to candidates based on the results in each of the state’s four Congressional districts. If a candidate receives the majority of the vote, that candidate receives all three of the district’s delegates. If no candidate receives a majority, the candidate with the most votes receives two delegates, and the candidate with the next highest number of votes receives one delegate. In addition, 19 at-large delegates are allocated to the candidate based on the vote statewide. Each candidate receiving 10 percent of the statewide vote receives one delegate. If a candidate receives the majority of the vote statewide, that candidate is allocated the remaining delegates. If no candidate receives the majority of the statewide vote, the remaining delegates are allocated proportionally to the top three candidates.
7:30 p.m. NBC, CNN, and Fox News all project Huckabee and Clinton to win the Republican and Democratic primaries in Arkansas respectively.