Perrin Bests Farmer in Jonesboro Mayoral Runoff

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - With 100% of precincts reporting, Region 8 News can report that Harold Perrin has defeated Alec Farmer in a very close race for Jonesboro Mayor.

With almost 10,000 votes cast, Perrin received 4,928 (51%) to Farmer's 4,728 (49%).

In a speech during his watch party on Tuesday night, Perrin thanked everyone from former mayors to volunteers.

He says he is looking forward to getting to work as Mayor of Jonesboro.

Farmer tells Region 8 News that the race has concluded and wishes Perrin and his incoming administration the best. He also said he hopes all Jonesboro residents will get behind and support the new Mayor-elect.