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Election Commission Seeks Volunteer Polling Workers

SUMBITTED – Elections are just around the corner and the Polk County Election Commission is asking for more volunteers that are interested in working at the polling places on Election Day or during Early Voting. Individuals that volunteer to work as an election official must be a resident and a registered voter of Polk County, must be willing to attend ...

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Election Commission Seeks New Township Lines

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Polk County Election Commission met recently to verify school board elections and to discuss the combining of townships to lessen the cost of elections in Polk County. The Election Commission verified that all three County school districts, Mena, Ouachita River, and Cossatot River, had no opposed members of their boards this year meaning all will ...

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Election Commission Approves May 12 Vote

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Polk County Election Commission held a meeting on Tuesday, March 3, to begin planning for the upcoming Special Sales Tax Election for a new Polk County Jail. Polk County Clerk Teri Harrison said that all normal polling places will be used and early voting will be held at the Polk County Office Complex (the old ...

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Election Commission Installs New Member; Seeks More Poll Workers

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Polk County Election Commission installed new member, Bernie Mize, on Friday, January 16, 2015, taking the seat of retired Judge Gale Ford. Mize, a Republican, will serve as vice-chair alongside Republican Chair Richard Ray, and Democrat David Ray. Terri Harrison, Polk County Clerk, serves the commission as well. Chair Richard Ray said, “This is a ...

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