LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) – We’re projecting that Arkansas voters have passed Issue 5, an initiated act to increase the minimum wage.
The measure has 69% of the vote with 31% of precincts reporting.
Passage of the act increases the state minimum wage from $8.50 to $9.25 per hour on Jan. 1, 2019, then to $10 per hour on Jan. 1, 2020, and finally to $11 per hour on Jan. 1, 2021.
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