Businessman French Hill (R) has won the GOP primary for Rep. Tim GriffinTim 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 CottonTom CottonGOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration Grassley offers DACA fix tied to tough enforcement measures Five things senators should ask Tom Cotton if he’s nominated to lead the CIA 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 ClintonMueller’s probe doesn't end with a bang, but with a whimper Mark Mellman: History’s judgment Congress should massively ramp up funding for the NIH MORE, in a heavily Republican western Arkansas district.

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