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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he supports the bill the state legislature passed that bans most abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Incumbent governors of Arkansas and Rhode Island win re-election

WASHINGTON — The incumbent governors of Arkansas and Rhode Island have won re-election.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson defeated Democrat Jared Henderson on Tuesday to ensure another four years in the chief executive’s office for Republicans. The GOP also controls both legislative chambers.

In Rhode Island, Democrat Gov. Gina Raimondo defeated Republican challenger Allan Fung to win a second, four-year term. She will work alongside plenty of fellow Democrats, who hold commanding majorities in both chambers of the state Legislature.

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