Voters cast ballots in runoff elections

Voters cast ballots in runoff elections

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - It was a busy election season this year as nearly 400 contested federal, state and county races were on this year’s ballot in Region 8.

However, voters in several counties will head back to the polls Dec. 4 to decide both county and municipal races in their area.

The following are a list of contested races for the runoff so far:

Baxter County

Mountain Home Mayor

Hillrey Adams: 1,095

Nancy Osmon: 659

Clay County

Piggott City Council, North Ward 2

Jamey Parks: 242

Brent Sanders: 228

Craighead County

JP 2

Jason Price-R: 76.32%

Fred Bowers-D: 23.68%

Crittenden County

Edmondson Mayor

Art Gillard

Ira Ewing

Horseshoe Lake City Council, Pos. 2

Michael E. Carter

Harris Lentz III

West Memphis Mayor

Marco McClendon

Hiram Wayne Croom

Cross County

JP 9

Scott May-I: 160

James C. Davis-D: 76

Parkin City Council, Ward 1, Pos. 2

David Hickman: 128

Sandra K. Hopkins: 54

Parkin City Council, Ward 3, Pos. 2

Prongue Shen Griffin: 98

James L. Brown: 86

Wynne City Council, Ward 2, Pos. 1

Shelby Clark: 70

Lester D. Miller Jr.: 90

Izard County

JP 3

John Walker-R: 29.70%

Randy “Hank” Sherill-I: 70.3%

Lawrence County


Samantha Jones-R: 34.85%

Connie Mullen-D: 65.15%

Hoxie Mayor

Dennis Coggins: 54.46%

Lanny Tinker: 45.54%

Black Rock City Council

Trisha Meeks: 38.33%

Greg Hall: 61.67%

Hoxie City Council, Ward 1, Pos. 1

Steve Adamson: 51.24%

Darrell Pickney: 48.76%

Hoxie City Council, Ward 3, Pos. 1

Becky Linebaugh: 50%

Cliff Farmer: 50%

Mississippi County

Gosnell Mayor

John Pate: 38.95%

Teresa Walker: 61.05%

Gosnell City Council, Ward 1, Pos. 1

C. Steve Ledbetter - 79 votes

James Christopher Haynes - 92 votes

Luxora City Council, Ward 2, Pos. 1

Carl W. Miner - 55

Billie Fernandez - 101

Manila City Council, Ward 3, Pos. 2

Wendell Poteet - 121 votes

Donald Nunnally - 86 votes

Poinsett County

Harrisburg Mayor

Randy Mills: 48.37%

Justin Kimble: 51.63%

Weiner Mayor

Tyler Sitzer: 44.03%

Michael R. Frasier: 55.97%

Randolph County


Kevin Bell: 1869 votes

Dane C. Dillion: 881 votes

Pocahontas Mayor

Keith Sutton: 634 votes

Kary Story: 545 votes

Ravenden Springs City Council, Pos. 1

Judy Spears: 16 votes

Keith Matthews: 8 votes

St. Francis County

Forrest City Mayor

Cedric Williams

Larry Bryant

Madison Mayor

Roy L. Winfrey

Bobby Hardrick Sr.

White County

Kensett Mayor

Don Fuller: 160

Allen Edge: 166

Searcy Mayor

Kyle Osborne (I): 2,036

Kyle Reeves (R): 439

Searcy City Council, Ward 2, Pos. 1

Chris Howell: 616

Danny L. Bennett: 360

Woodruff County

Augusta Mayor

Jeff Collins: 292

Jimmy L. Rhodes Jr.: 172

Augusta City Council, Ward 3, Pos. 1

Lisa Gillespie: 303

Jon David Ford: 162

Early voting for the Dec. 4 runoff starts on Nov. 27 at polling locations throughout Region 8.

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