Vote 2022: Greene County - Candidates, News, Polling Places

Candidates, news, and polling places for Greene County, Ark.
Candidates, news, and polling places for Greene County, Ark.(KAIT)
Published: Apr. 25, 2022 at 12:42 PM CDT|Updated: May. 23, 2022 at 11:42 AM CDT
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GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Voters will head to the polls this year to decide several major political races in Greene County.

In addition to federal and state races on the ballot, there will be county and city races for voters to decide.

Based on lists provided by county clerks, the following are contested races for the May 24 and Nov. 8 elections in Greene County.

The list is subject to change.

Contested Races

  • County Judge = Rusty McMillon (R), Jerry Poe Shipman (D), Kim Reeves (I)
  • Sheriff = Steve Franks (R), Brad Snyder (R), Rudy Ring (R), David Carter (R)
  • Collector = Robin Johnson (R), Cindy Tracer (R)
  • Treasurer = Kristi Rawls (R), Dustin Rumsey (R)
  • Justice of the Peace, District 5 = Michele Boling (R), Barry Wayne Wilkins (D)
  • Justice of the Peace, District 9 = Marc Reeves (R), Debbie Cross (R)
  • Constable, Bagwell Lake = Ronnie Banning (R), David L. White (R)
  • Constable, Crowley’s Ridge = Patrick Lenderman (R), Timothy L. Carey (R)
  • Constable, Dalton = James F. Shipman (R), Lonnie Holloway (R), David A. Howell (R)

The May 24 primary election is for parties only (Republicans and Democrats). If no candidate reaches a majority of the vote, the top two finishers advance to a June 21 runoff.

The November 8 general election is for Republican, Democratic and Libertarian nominees as well as independent candidates. Independent candidates have until May 2 to file their petitions to run in the November general election.

Early voting begins May 9 for the May 24 primary and Oct. 24 for the Nov. 8 general election. According to Arkansas law, early voting goes from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, with early voting ending at 5 p.m. on the day before the election.

People have until April 25 to register to vote for the May primary and Oct. 10 for the general election, according to the Secretary of State’s office.

People can also check their voter registration, sample ballots, and polling places by going to the VoterView page on the Secretary of State’s website and can look at a calendar of dates and deadlines by also going to the Secretary of State’s website.

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