Deadly year could imperil Little Rock mayor’s reelection bid


              Steve Landers talks to reporters outside City Hall in Little Rock, Ark., after filing to run for mayor on Friday, July 29, 2022. Landers and two other candidates are challenging Mayor Frank Scott, the city's first popularly elected Black mayor in the upcoming November election (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo)
            
              Supporters of Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott gather to canvas neighborhoods in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. Scott faces three challengers in his reelection bid in November.  (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo)
            
              Steve Landers talks to reporters outside City Hall in Little Rock, Ark., after filing to run for mayor on Friday, July 29, 2022. Landers and two other candidates are challenging Mayor Frank Scott, the city's first popularly elected Black mayor in the upcoming November election. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo)
            
              Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott talks to reporters at City Hall in Little Rock, Arkansas after filing to run for reelection on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Scott, the city's first popularly elected Black mayor, faces three challengers in the coming November election. (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo)