May 14, 2014 EditionAlso in this issue...
Tuesday is Election Day
Tuesday is Election Day, and voters will be casting ballots in the preferential primary, Democratic or Republican, and in the judicial election.
An election proclamation on page 3B lists the polling sites around the county. The polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Early voting began May 5 and will continue through Monday at the county clerk's office in the Lawrence County Courthouse in Walnut Ridge.
Early voting hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Voting will close at 5 p.m. on Monday.
The election will be certified at 2 p.m. on May 27 in the office of the county clerk.
The only statewide race on the Democratic ballot is for governor between Mike Ross and Lynette "Doc" Bryant.
County races on the Democratic ballot, listed in ballot order, are:
There are several statewide races on the Republican ballot, but there are no contested county races in the primary.
The Republican ballot includes:
Both the Democratic and Republican ballots contain the one Non-Partisan Judicial race for State Supreme Court Associate Justice, Position 2, between Tim Cullen and Court of Appeals Judge Robin Wynne.
All three ballots contain a large listing of unopposed candidates who can be voted "For" as a block.