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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Thursday, the Arkansas House of Representatives elected a new Speaker of the House.

They elected Rep. Davy Carter of Cabot. The House voted 52-45 in favor of Carter over GOP Rep. Terry Rice of Waldron.

In a speech to the chamber, Carter pledged to work across party lines.

THV's Lauren Scott speaks with Carter about who he is and what he plans for the Arkansas House of Representatives. Find out more on Carter tonight on "THV 11 News at 6:00".