Ballot positions have been chosen for the upcoming November general election. Positions were chosen by the Logan County Elections Commission in a drawing held in Paris.
Here are the positions for races in northern Logan County:
U.S. Congress District 4: Tom Canada – LIB, Hayden Catherine Shamel – DEM, Congressman Bruce Westerman – REP; write-in;
Governor: Jared K Henderson – DEM, Mark West – LIB, Governor Asa Hutchinson – REP;
Lieutenant Governor: Anthony Bland – DEM, Frank Gilbert – LIB, LT. Governor Tim Griffin – REP
Attorney General: Attorney General Leslie Rutledge – REP, Mike Lee – DEM, Kerry Hicks – LIB; Secretary of State: Susan Inman - DEM, John Thurston Commissioner of State Lands – REP, Christopher Olson – LIB;
State Treasurer: Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan – REP, Ashley Ewald – LIB;
Auditor of State: David E. Dinwiddie – LIB, Auditor Andrea Lea – REP;
Commissioner of State Lands: Tommy Land – REP, Larry Williams – DEM, T.J. Campbell – LIB;
Paris Alderman Ward 3 Pos 1: Mitch Davis, David Rhineheart.
State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 3: State Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson, David Sterling;
Issue No. 1: An Amendment Concerning Civil Lawsuits and the Powers of the General Assembly and Supreme Court to Adopt Court Rules.
Issue No. 2: A Constitutional Amendment Adding as a Qualification to Vote that a Voter Present Certain Valid Photographic Identification When Casting a Ballot in Person or Casting an Absentee Ballot. Constitutional Amendments Proposed by Petition of the People: Issues 3, 4, 5
Issue No. 3: Arkansas Term Limits Amendment
Issue No. 4: An Amendment to Require Four Licenses to be Issued for Casino Gaming at Casinos, One Each in Crittenden (to Southland Racing Corporation), Garland (to Oaklawn Jockey Club, Inc.), Pope, and Jefferson Counties.
Issue No. 5: An Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage
Special election in the city of Magazine: Vote on the question of annexation into the City of Magazine of certain contiguous territory.
Special election in the city of Scranton: Vote on the question of a 1 percent Sales and Use Tax within the City of Scranton.
The election will take place on Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Early voting will take place from Oct. 22 until Nov. 5. Hours are from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the County Clerk’s office in the Logan County Courthouses in Paris and Booneville.
Party key: REP is Republican; DEM is Democrat; LIB is Libertarian.