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14 vie for revived county district School Board

posted: 10/23/2016 5:06 a.m. Discuss

Fourteen people are running for election Nov. 8 to the School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District -- a district that is exiting five years of state control during which it had no elected board.

Planning experience cited by North Little Rock council hopefuls

posted: 10/23/2016 4:37 a.m. Discuss

A city planning commissioner and a former city alderman running for an open Ward 3 seat make up the only municipal race in North Little Rock in the Nov. 8 general election.

In Little Rock's Ward 4, public safety is focus

posted: 10/23/2016 4:34 a.m. Comments 2

Both candidates for the Ward 4 position on the Little Rock Board of Directors say public safety will be their No. 1 priority.

Arkansas expects Election Day surge

posted: 10/23/2016 4:08 a.m. Comment 1

Officials working for Secretary of State Mark Martin expect turnout for the Nov. 8 general election to be higher than in the past two presidential election years of 2008 and 2012, a spokesman said.

2016 ballot a second shot for state marijuana proposals: Foe fears 'pot' drive a repeat of opioid push

posted: 10/23/2016 4:04 a.m. Comments 14

A decade or so ago, a 3-year-old boy was run over by a car in Alabama.

2016 ballot a second shot for state marijuana proposals: Medical marijuana activists pinning hopes on power of stories

posted: 10/23/2016 4:02 a.m. Comments 3

The push for medical marijuana in Arkansas started with Denele Campbell and a woman she watched die of cancer.

Local contested races

posted: 10/23/2016 3:41 a.m. Discuss

Early voting starts Monday. The following is a list of contested county and municipal races on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. An asterisk (*) denotes incumbents, (D) Democrats, (R) Republicans and (L) for Libertarian. See the online list of candidates at arkansasonline. com/2016countyraces/

2 again face off for Pulaski County sheriff's post

posted: 10/23/2016 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Lonoke Police Chief Patrick Mulligan is mounting his third campaign for Pulaski County sheriff against 10-year Democratic incumbent Charles "Doc" Holladay, who won roughly 70 percent of the vote in 2008 and 2010.

Tax cut, experience key in state Senate race

posted: 10/23/2016 3:38 a.m. Discuss

In his attempt to beat Sen. Jane English of North Little Rock, Democratic candidate Joe Woodson Jr. is panning the Republican incumbent over her support for legislation exempting capital gains in excess of $10 million from income taxes.

3 tout qualifications for Little Rock board

posted: 10/23/2016 3:36 a.m. Comments 2

Incumbent Gene Fortson and challengers Jason Ferguson and Clayton Johnson say voters have a choice of three very different candidates for the only contested at-large seat on the Little Rock Board of Directors in the Nov. 8 election.

Other contested races

posted: 10/23/2016 3:31 a.m. Discuss

Early voting starts Monday for the Nov. 8 general election. Following is a list of candidates in contested races for president and vice president, Congress, the Legislature and judicial positions. An asterisk (*) denotes an incumbent and affiliations are denoted by (B) Better For America, (C) Constitution, (D) Democrat, (G) Green, (I) independent, (L) Libertarian, (NP) nonpartisan judicial, (R) Republican and (W) write-in. Candidates listed in alphabetical order.

9 sites in Pulaski County offer early voting

posted: 10/23/2016 3:27 a.m. Discuss

Early voting in Pulaski County for the Nov. 8 general election begins Monday at the Pulaski County Regional Building and at eight other locations in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Jacksonville, Sherwood and Maumelle.

Washington news in brief

updated: 10/23/2016 3:20 a.m. Discuss

Travelers campaign for Clinton in East

Five challenge two-term mayor in Jonesboro race

posted: 10/23/2016 2:50 a.m. Discuss

Five people are trying to unseat the incumbent Jonesboro mayor in a race dominated by talk of pay raises for safety officers, a failed property maintenance code and drainage issues in the city of 71,550.

Little River County near 'wet' vote

posted: 10/23/2016 2:33 a.m. Comment 1

Residents of a south Arkansas county will decide Nov. 8 whether to allow alcohol sales in their shrinking area on the edge of Texarkana.




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