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With all 17 Polk County precincts reported to the Arkansas  Secretary of State, and remaining provisional and military ballots, the  unoffical results for the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election are:

JP District #3

Harold Coogan 324

Levi Ellison 516

JP District #5

Troy Lunsford 419

Scott Kiersey 401

Mena City Council Ward 3 Position 2

Ed Gibson 1,004

Larry Stewart 1,086

Hatfield City Council Position 1

Diane Osborne 57

Paige Self 60

Potter Constable Township

Eddie Price 575

James Richardson 227

Constable Eagle Township

Jimmy Titsworth 103

Ray Hagler 168

U.S. Senate

Tom Cotton, Republican, won 779,370 or 66.6% of votes against Ricky Harrington, Libertarian, with 390,748 or 33.4%, totaling 1,170,118 votes cast for this race.

In Polk County, Cotton recived 7,068 votes or 84.27%, while Harrington garnered 1,319, or 15.73% of the 8,387 votes cast on this race in Polk County.

U.S. CONGRESS DISTRICT 04

District-wide, Frank Gilbert, Libertarian, garnered 7,480 votes or 2.79%; William H. Hanson, Democrat, has 73,847 votes or 27.51%, resulting in Representative Bruce Westerman, Republican, retaining the seat with 187,153 votes or 69.71%.

In Polk County for the same race, Gilbert had 297 votes or 3.54%; Hanson had 1,085 votes or 12.94%; and Westerman had 7,003votes or 83.52%. The number of voters in the county that voted on this race is 8,385.

Ballot Measures

Issue 1: Support Permanent Transportation Sales Tax

For 55%

Against 45%

1,166,982 votes reported

Issue 2: Limit Terms in Office

For 55%

Against 45%

1,143,929 votes reported

Issue 3: Amend Ballot Initiative Process

For 44%

Against 56%

1,115,665 votes reported

Polk County voters cast ballots on the issues that very closely mirrored the state-wide statistics.

Voters in the county cast their vote for the President and Vice President as follows: 

Party/Name/Votes/Percent

IND – Phil Collins/Billy Joe Parker – 28 – 0.33%

AME – Brian Carroll/Amar Patel – 8 – 0.09%

SOC – Gloria La Riva/Sunil Freeman – 4 – 0.05%

IND – Kanye West/Michelle Tidball – 23 – 0.27%

LIF – John Richard Myers/Tiara Suzanne Lusk- 4 – 0.05%

DEM- Joseph R. Biden/Kamala Harris – 1,242 – 14.67%

IND -Brock Pierce/Karla Ballard- 4 -0.05%

GRN – Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker – 10 – 0.12%

REP- Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence – 7,018 – 82.88%

IND -C.L. Gammon/Phil Collins- 14- 0.17%

CNS- Don Blankenship/William Moh-r 23- 0.27%

IND- Roque ‘Rocky’ De La Fuente/Darcy G. Richardson – 8- 0.09%

LIB – Jo Jorgensen/Jeremy ‘Spike’ Cohen- 82 – 0.97%

Votes cast for this race in Polk County were 8,468.

Turnout statistic for Polk County in this election was 70.12% or 8,497 of the 12,118 registered voters.

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