It was a close call, but the victor in a contested race for justice of the peace was decided Friday.
After Issue 4’s failure, what’s next for recreational marijuana in Arkansas?
Arkansans on Tuesday soundly rejected a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana, but advocates promise an improved proposal in 2024.
Hawthorn wins constable race
George Hawthorn will keep his position as Caddo Township’s constable, defeating Democratic challenger Zack Garrett 3,495-2,362.
Rider wins race for county clerk
Come Jan. 1, Tracy Rider will leave her seat as Clark County justice of the peace and take the helm of county clerk, one of the seven major elected county offices.
Hannah, Johns, Angle keep JP seats; Buscher ousted
Incumbent justices of the peace Vanilla Hannah, Andrea Angle and B.J. Johns soundly defeated their challengers to maintain their seat on the Clark County Quorum Court.
How Clark County voted in state, U.S. races
Here are the unofficial results from how Clark County voted in the 2022 midterm election:
One JP race not yet final; provisional ballots still out
Unofficial results indicate that Bledsoe won by four votes — he had 103 votes to Matthew Taylor’s 99. But with seven provisional ballots still on the line, the race will not be decided until Nov. 18.