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1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Arkansas


Of the 4 Arkansas incumbents, 3 were re-elected.

District Incumbent Party First
elected
Result Candidates
Arkansas 1 William Vollie Alexander Jr. Democratic 1968 Incumbent re-elected. William Vollie Alexander Jr. (Democratic) Unopposed
Arkansas 2 Wilbur Mills Democratic 1938 Incumbent re-elected. Wilbur Mills (Democratic) Unopposed
Arkansas 3 John P. Hammerschmidt Republican 1966 Incumbent re-elected. John P. Hammerschmidt (Republican) 77.3%
Guy W. Hatfield (Democratic) 22.7%
Arkansas 4 David Pryor Democratic 1966 Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Democratic hold.
Ray Thornton (Democratic) Unopposed

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