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Impressive Early Voting Numbers in Polk County –

BY LEANN DILBECK –

Polk County Clerk Terri Harrison has reported that Polk County has experienced an impressive early voting turn-out with another 356 casting their ballots today bringing the total to 2,608 or 22.5%.  Regular polling places will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, November 4, from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

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On the ballot will be:

U.S. Senate (Six Year Term)

Nathan Lafrance, Libertarian

Senator Mark Pryor, Democratic

Mark H. Swaney, Green

Tom Cotton, Republican

 

U.S. Congress District 04 (Two Year Term)

Ken Hamilton, Libertarian

Representative Bruce Westerman, Republican

James Lee Witt, Democratic

 

Governor (Four Year Term)

Asa Hutchinson, Republican

Frank Gilbert, Libertarian

Mike Ross, Democratic

J. Joshua Drake, Green

 

Lieutenant Governor (Four Year Term)

Congressman Tim Griffin, Republican

John Burkhalter, Democratic

Christopher Olson, Libertarian

 

Attorney General (Four Year Term)

Aaron Cash, Libertarian

Representative Nate Steel, Democratic

Leslie Rutledge, Republican

 

Secretary of State (Four Year Term)

Secretary of State Mark Martin, Republican

Susan Inman, Democratic

Jacob D. Holloway, Libertarian

 

State Treasurer (Four Year Term)

Chris Hayes, Libertarian

Circuit Clerk Dennis Millgan, Republican

Karen Sealy Garcia, Democratic

 

Auditor of State (Four Year Term)

Representative Andrea Lea, Republican

Regina Stewart Hampton, Democratic

Brian Leach, Libertarian

 

Commissioner of State Lands (Four Year Term)

Elvis D. Presley, Libertarian

Commissioner John Thurston, Republican

Mark A. Robertson, Democratic

 

State Representative District 20 (Two Year Term)

Chase A. Busch, Democratic

Representative Nate Bell, Republican

Marc Rosson, Libertarian

 

County Judge (Two Year Term)

County Judge Brandon Ellison, Republican

Richard Pena, Democratic

 

Circuit Clerk (Two Year Term)

Sharon Simmons, Democratic

 

Assessor (Two Year Term)

Jovan D. Thomas, Independent

Phyllis M. Bell, Republican

 

Coroner (Two Year Term)

Scott Jones, Independent

Brian Bowser, Republican

 

Constable-Center TWP (Two Year Term)

Andy Barron, Republican

Curtis Boyd, Independent

 

Mayor-City of Mena

George L. “Lynn” McKee, Independent

 

Mena Alderman Ward 1 Position 1 (Two Year Term)

James Earl Turner, Independent

Darla Martel, Independent

 

Issue No. 1

An amendment empowering the general assembly to provide for legislative committee review and approval of state agencies’ administrative rules.

Issue No. 2

An amendment allowing more time to gather signatures on a state-wide imitative or referendum petition only if the petition as originally filled contained at least 75% of the valid signatures required.

Issue No. 3

An amendment regulating contributions to candidates for state or local office, barring gifts from lobbyists to certain state officials, providing for setting salaries of certain state officials, and setting term limits for members of the general assembly.

Issue No. 4

The Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment

Issue No. 5

An act to increase the Arkansas Minimum wage.

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