Over the weekend, another candidate announced their candidacy for the high court of Arkansas. Barbara Webb, a former circuit judge in Saline County and the chief law judge on the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission confirmed her intention to run in a phone call with the Arkansas Democratic-Gazette. The 62 year old Webb is the second candidate to announce for the Arkansas Supreme Court, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Morgan “Chip” Welch launched his campaign last month.
The current position on the state’s high court is held by Justice Josephine “Jo” Hart who hasn’t announced her intentions.
Monday at noon is when candidates can officially file for office.