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Vote 2014: Primary election runoff results

JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) – Several candidates have punched their ticket to November following victories in Tuesday's runoff elections.

Despite relatively low voter turnouts, the republican candidate for Arkansas Attorney General and two state congressional candidates were chosen to move on to the 2014 Arkansas General Election.

As of 10:00 Tuesday night, Leslie Rutledge was in the lead in the Attorney General's race by a sizable margin. With 62% of the counties reporting, Rutledge received 59% of the vote, compared to 41% for David Sterling.

In the State Senate District 17 race for the republican ballot, Scott Flippo was in the lead over Representative John Burris 52% to 48%.

In the State House District 16 race for the democratic ballot, Ken Ferguson had 55% of the vote compared to Win Trafford's 45% of the vote.

Several county races were decided Tuesday as well. Below is a list of counties in the Region 8 viewing area with a runoff election.

 

  • Clay County - Constable - West Oak Bluff - Democratic

 

Terry Robertson - 49%

Fred Bucy - 51%

  • CLEBURNE COUNTY - Sheriff - Republican
Don Sims - 42%
Richard Swain - 58%

  • GREENE COUNTY - Constable Breckenridge - Democratic
Bobby Joe Duff - 53%
Matthew Mask - 47%

  • JACKSON COUNTY - Circuit Clerk - Democratic
Stacie Sullivan - 59%
Dana Hopkins - 41%

  • JACKSON COUNTY - Justice of the Peace - Democratic
Jerry King - 40%
Tim Higgins - 60%

  • JACKSON COUNTY - Tuckerman City Council, Ward 2, Position 1 - Democratic
Steven Finney - 51%
Donny Ivie - 49%

  • RANDOLPH COUNTY - Justice of the Peace, District 5 - Democratic
Danny Ballard - 24%
Doris Sharp - 76%

  • WOODRUFF COUNTY - Sheriff and Collector - Democratic
Phil Reynolds - 61%
Joe Slocum, III - 39%

For a list of all state races, click here.

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