May 12, 2010 Edition

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Voters to decide races on Tuesday

Sarah Dobbs, deputy clerk at the Lawrence County Clerk's Office, prepares the ERM (Election Reporting Manager) machine for Tuesday night's election. The machine is used to enter totals from the individual precincts, as well as early and absentee voting.
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Gretchen Hunt

Tuesday is Election Day, and several races are on the Democratic and Republican ballots. In addition, all voters will cast their votes in the non-partisan judicial races.

Locally, the Democratic ballot carries the races for county sheriff and county judge, as there are no Republican candidates. Three Democrats are also seeking the nomination for state representative, with the winner set to face Republican Chad Moseley in November. (See related articles on these races.)

Other races appearing on Tuesday's ballots are as follows:


U.S. Senate - DC Morrison, U.S. Senator Blanche Lambert Lincoln, Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter.

U.S. Congress, District 1 - Sen. Steve Bryles, Tim Wooldridge, Chad Causey, Terry G. Green, Ben Ponder, State Representative David R. Cook.

Secretary of State - County Clerk Pat O'Brien, Doris Tate, Mark Wilcox.

Comissioner of State Lands - Mike Berg, Representative Monty Davenport, L J Bryant.

Some voters will also see races for their local districts or townships including:

District 6 - Justice of the Peace, Bob L. Smith, Nathan Crafton.

District 8 - Justice of the Peace, Kenny Jones, Dean Davis.

District 9 - Justice of the Peace, Craig Stone, Alex A. Latham.

Boas Township - Constable, Charlie Cook, Jim Waldrupe.


U.S. Senate - Curtis Coleman, Jim Holt, Senator Kim Hendren, Congressman Jim Boozman, Fred Ramey, Senator Gilbert Baker, Randy Alexander, Conrad Reynolds.

U.S. Congress, District 1 - Princella D. Smith, Rick Crawford.

Lieutenant Governor - Donnie Copeland, Mark Darr.


State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 3 - Justice John Fogleman, Court of Appeals Judge Courtney Henry.

State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 6 - Evelyn Moorehead, Judge Tim Fox, Court of Appeals Judge Karen Baker.

Court of Appeals Associate Judge District 2 Position 1 - Court of Appeal Judge Jo Hart, Judge Rhonda Wood.

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