Businessman French Hill (R) has won the GOP primary for Rep. Tim GriffinJohn (Tim) Timothy GriffinFlynn discloses lobbying that may have helped Turkey Tea Party class reassesses record Huckabee's daughter to run '16 campaign MORE's (R-Ark.) House seat, a win for establishment Republicans.

The Associated Press has called the race for Hill, who led with 53 percent of the vote to Arkansas state Rep. Ann Clemmer's (R) 24 percent and businessman Conrad Reynolds's (R) 23 percent with 52 percent of precincts reporting.

National Republican strategists had been pulling for Hill, a former Bush administration official and banker, believing he was their strongest option for the general election.

He'll face former North Little Rock Mayor Pat Hays (D) in the general election in a Republican-leaning but potentially competitive district. Griffin is running for lieutenant governor.

In the race to replace Rep. Tom CottonThomas (Tom) Bryant CottonRussian spy poisoning brings world powers closer to day of reckoning GOP senators see Tillerson ouster as the new normal Cotton: Russia will 'lie and deny' about British spy poisoning MORE (R-Ga.), who won his Senate primary, Arkansas state Rep. Bruce Westerman (R) has defeated businessman Tommy Moll (R). He'll face former Federal Emergency Relief Agency Director James Lee Witt (D), a close friend of President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonCourt questions greens’ challenge to EPA chemical rule delay The only way out of this mess Federal court tosses out Obama-era rule requiring financial advisers to act in customers' best interests MORE, in a heavily Republican western Arkansas district.

This post was updated at 11:20 p.m.