United States congressional delegations from Arkansas
House of Representatives
List of members of the Arkansas United States House delegation, their terms in office, district boundaries, and the district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 4 members, with all being Republicans.
|District||Representative||Party||Incumbent time in office||District map|
|1st||Rick Crawford (Jonesboro)||Republican||January 3, 2011 – present|
|2nd||French Hill (Little Rock)||Republican||January 3, 2015 – present|
|3rd||Steve Womack (Rogers)||Republican||January 3, 2011 – present|
|4th||Bruce Westerman (Hot Springs)||Republican||January 3, 2015 – present|
Delegation timeline (1819 – Present)
Tables showing membership in the Arkansas federal House delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.
Delegates from Arkansas Territory
|16th (1819–1821)||James Woodson Bates|
|18th (1823–1825)||Henry Wharton Conway|
|Ambrose Hundley Sevier (J)|
Members of the House of Representatives
United States Senate
Senator John Boozman
Senator Tom Cotton
Senate delegation timeline (1835 – Present)
Tables showing membership in the Arkansas federal Senate delegation throughout history of statehood in the United States.
|Class 2 Senators||Congress||Class 3 Senators|
|William Savin Fulton (J)||24th (1835–1837)||Ambrose Hundley Sevier (J)|
|William Savin Fulton (D)||25th (1837–1839)||Ambrose Hundley Sevier (D)|
|Chester Ashley (D)|
|William K. Sebastian (D)||Solon Borland|
|Robert Ward Johnson (D)|
|37th (1861–1863)||Charles B. Mitchel (D)|
|American Civil War||American Civil War|
|Alexander McDonald (R)||Benjamin F. Rice (R)|
|Powell Clayton (R)||42nd (1871–1873)|
|43rd (1873–1875)||Stephen W. Dorsey (R)|
|Augustus H. Garland (D)||45th (1877–1879)|
|46th (1879–1881)||James D. Walker (D)|
|49th (1885–1887)||James Kimbrough Jones (D)|
|James Henderson Berry (D)|
|58th (1903–1905)||James Paul Clarke (D)|
|Jeff Davis (D)||60th (1907–1909)|
|John Netherland Heiskell (D)|
|William M. Kavanaugh (D)|
|Joseph Taylor Robinson (D)||63rd (1913–1915)|
|William F. Kirby (D)|
|67th (1921–1923)||Thaddeus H. Caraway (D)|
|Hattie Caraway (D)|
|John E. Miller (D)|
|G. Lloyd Spencer (D)|
|John Little McClellan (D)||78th (1943–1945)|
|79th (1945–1947)||J. William Fulbright (D)|
|94th (1975–1977)||Dale Bumpers (D)|
|Kaneaster Hodges, Jr. (D)|
|David Pryor (D)||96th (1979–1981)|
|Tim Hutchinson (R)||105th (1997–1999)|
|106th (1999–2001)||Blanche Lincoln (D)|
|Mark Pryor (D)||108th (2003–2005)|
|112th (2011–2013)||John Boozman (R)|
|Tom Cotton (R)||114th (2015–2017)|
|Key to party colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress|
Living former U.S. Senators from Arkansas
As of January 2016, there are five former U.S. Senators from the U.S. State of Arkansas are alive who are currently living at this time, four from Class 2 and one from Class 3.
|Senator||Term of office||Class||Date of birth (and age)|
|Kaneaster Hodges, Jr.||1977–1979||2||August 20, 1938|
|David Pryor||1979–1997||2||August 29, 1934|
|Tim Hutchinson||1997–2003||2||August 11, 1949|
|Blanche Lincoln||1999–2011||3||September 30, 1960|
|Mark Pryor||2003–2015||2||January 10, 1963|
- "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
- From secession until readmission to the Union, Arkansas did not participate in the U.S. Congress.
- 1st district incumbent Thomas Carmichael Hindman (D) was re-elected to the 37th Congress, but chose not to take his seat.
- Anthony A.C. Rogers was elected to the 38th Congress but was not permitted to take his seat because Arkansas had not been re-admitted to the Union.
- McRae was elected to fill the vacancy caused by James K. Jones, who had been elected to the next term, but resigned before this Congress.
- Breckinridge was initially declared elected to the 51st United States Congress and took his seat. John M. Clayton eventually won a contest before the U.S. House, but died before the contest was complete, so the House declared the seat vacant. Breckinridge was then re-elected to finish the term.
- Elected to fill the vacancy caused by the previous representative's death before the term began.
- Augustus H. Garland presented credentials as a senator-elect to the 40th Congress but was not perm
- Heiskell was appointed to the office and served until an elected successor qualified.