A candidate who died days before the election and whose name could not be removed from the ballot in time won the race in Garland County on Tuesday.
Keith Crass, who died last Wednesday at age 51, was the Republican candidate for the District 24 state House of Representatives seat from Garland County
The Democratic candidate for the seat is Garland County Judge Larry Williams.
With all precincts reporting, Crass had 4,985 votes to Williams' 3,970.
Sandra McGrew, a spokesman for the secretary of state’s office, said last week that a special election would be held to fill the seat if more voters cast ballots for Crass than for Williams.
Read tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.
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