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County Election Commissioners issue Notice of Election


Part primaries, judicial and school elections set for March 5th

By Ralph Hardin

The Crittenden County Board of Election Commissioners has issued an official Notice of Election for the upcoming party primaries as well as the nonpartisan judicial and school board vote. From the Commission: This notice is prepared by the Crittenden County Election Commission to inform the public that the 2024 Preferential Primary will be held on March 5, 2024. The notice also provides the public information regarding this election as required by law.

Early Voting Dates and Times

-Early voting will be held on the following dates:

• Tuesday, Feb. 20 – Thursday, Feb. 22 8 a.m. – 6 p.m

• Friday, Feb. 23, Marion 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• Saturday, Feb. 24 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• Monday, Feb. 26 – Friday, March 1 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

• Saturday, March 2 10 a.m. 4 p.m.

• Monday, March 4 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Early Voting Locations

Crittenden County will have two polling sites available for early voting:

• Marion Junior High School Arena, 801 Carter Drive, in Marion

• Missouri Street Church of Christ, 1600 N. Missouri Street, in West Memphis

Election Day Voting

Election Day will be Tuesday, March 5. Polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the following locations:

• 7th Street Church of Christ, 899 N 7th Street, West Memphis • First Baptist West Memphis, 200 N Missouri Street, West Memphis

• West Memphis High School Arena, 501 WBroadway, West Memphis

• LR Jackson Girls Club, 405 S 25th Street, West Memphis

• Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 N Avalon, West Memphis • Roberta Jackson Neighborhood Center, 1300 E Polk Avenue, West Memphis

• West Memphis Civic Center, 228 W Polk Avenue, West Memphis

• Tabernacle of God Church, 1714 AR Hwy 77, Marion

• Marion Junior High Arena, 1 Patriot Drive, Marion

• Marion Church of God, 1747 Hwy 64, Marion

• Anthonyville City Hall, 149 Luke Anthony Street, Anthonyville • Edmondson City Hall, 54 Waterford Street, Edmondson

• Horseshoe Lake City Hall, 174 Highland Drive, Horseshoe Lake

• Crawfordsville Fire Department, 5503 Main Street, Crawfordsville

• St. Luke Baptist Church, 520 Arkansas Street, Earle

• Gilmore Fire Department, 97 Front Street, Gilmore

• Turrell Fire Department, 1084 Third Street, Turrell

• Jericho City Hall, 31 Wallace Avenue, Jericho

Absentee Voting

To request an absentee ballot, or to see if you are qualified to vote absentee, contact the County Clerk’s office by mail or in person at 100 Court St., Marion, AR 72364, or by phone at 870-739-4434, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m.

See VOTE, page A6

File photo VOTE

From page A1

Ballot Canvassing & Counting

Canvassing and counting of Absentee Ballots will be March 5, at 10 a.m. at the West Memphis Civic Center.

Compiling and publishing of Election Results will be on March 5, beginning at 7:30 p.m., also at the West Memphis Civic Center.

Duplication and counting of Election Day ballots, March 5, 7:30 p.m., West Memphis Civic Center.

Provisional Ballot Hearings, if necessary, will be March 11, at noon, at the County Annex Building. Final Review and Counting of Provisional Ballots, will also be March 11, noon, County Annex Building.

The Post-Election Audit will be March 14, 10 a.m. to completion, County Annex Building. Certification of Election will be March 15, 10:30 a.m. to ccmpletion, County Annex Building.

Election officials appointed to conduct early voting, election day voting, and all other required duties will be posted for public viewing in the county clerk's office on Feb. 9 and remain posted for not less than 10 days. The county clerk's office is located at 100 Court St., Marion, AR. An objection must be filed with the county clerk in writing before the following deadlines and an objection that an official is a spouse of a county, election commissioner, a county party chair, or a spouse of a county party chair must be filedwithin seven days of Feb. 9.

And objection and official was married to a candidate or related to a candidate within 2 degrees. A blood relation must be filed within 10 days of Feb. 9.

Candidates for Office Are As Follows:

Republican Primary

Donald J. Trump Vivek Ramaswamy Doug Burgum Nikki Haley Ron DeSantis Asa Hutchinson Ryan L. Binkley Chris Christie David Stuckenberg

State Treasurer

Secretary of State John Thurston

U.S. Congress District 01

Congressman Rick Crawford

State Representative District 35

Justice Robert Thorne, Jr. Gary Tobar

State Representative District 63

Tammi Northcutt Bell

Quorum JP 2

Otis C. Rushing Albert Marconi

Quorum JP 8

Sidney Hardin

Quorum JP 10

Bradly Moore

Democratic Primary

U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Marianne Williamson Stephen P. Lyons Armando Perez-Serrato Dean Phillips Frankie Lozada State Treasurer John Pagan

U.S. Congress District 01

Rodney Govens

State Representative District 35

Counc. Demetris Johnson, Jr. Raymond Whiteside Jessie McGruder Sherry Holliman

State Representative District 63

Mayor Lincoln Barnett Fred Leonard Constable Billy Thomen

Quorum JP 1

Vickie Miles Robertson

Quorum JP 3

Stacy Allen Patsy Hull

Quorum JP 4

Tamara A. Hood Patricia Ann Lane

Quorum JP 5

Marco McClendon Tyrone McWright

Quorum JP 6

Thomas A. Dill

Quorum JP 7

Ronnie Marconi Rickey McCauley

Quorum JP 8

Thula Thomas

Quorum JP 9

Kenneth Cross

Quorum JP 10

Dorothy Dyson Cooper Jimmy Fraley

Quorum JP 11

Lisa Vickers O'Neal

Constable Elections

Constable – Black Oak Township

Scott D. Fraley

Constable – Jackson Townshop Steve Johnson

Constable – Jasper Township Stan Griffin

Constable – Lucas Township

Roy O. Harness III

Constable – Mississippi Townshop

Eddie West

Nonpartisan/Judicial Races

These races will appear on the Republican primary ballots, the Democrat primary ballots, and a separate nonpartisan general election ballot.

State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 2

Judge Carlton D. Jones State Supreme Court Justice Courtney Hudson State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 5

Supreme Court Justice Shawn A. Womack

State Supreme Court Chief Justice Position 1

Supreme Court Justice Barbara Womack Webb Jay Martin Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Karen Baker Supreme Court Justice Rhonda Wood

Circuit Judge, District 02, Division 04, At Large

Curtis Walker, Jr.

Doug Brimhall

State District Judge District 21

Tyler Ginn Tiarra Tanner

School Board Elections

WM School Board At Large Pos 1

Anthony Dewayne Hampton Jack Poff Jr

WM School Board Zone 3

Dr. Kimberly Wolfe

Marion School Board Zone 2

John E. Minton

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