LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Social media played a huge role in this election, even as the results began rolling in.
Both the state Democrat and Republican parties say social media is a vital tool in reaching out and connecting with voters, and they both continued to use it to thank supporters after the results came in.
From the most watched race for the U.S. Senate, the winner Tom Cotton tweeted, "We did it. Your support through this race has been truly incredible, and we couldn't have done it without you."
Whereas the incumbent candidate, Mark Pryor, lost his seat. He tweeted, "Humbled by the outpouring support throughout this hard-fought race. Thank you, Arkansas."
From the winner of the Governor's race, Republican nominee Asa Hutchinson, he tweeted, "Thank you Arkansas. We did it."