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14 polling places OK'd for two coming runoffs

At issue are JP, PB City Council bids by Dale Ellis | March 8, 2020 at 3:33 a.m.

PINE BLUFF -- The Jefferson County Election Commission has designated eight polling sites to be in operation in Quorum Court District 13 and six polling sites in Pine Bluff's Ward 2 for the runoff elections March 31.

In the District 13 race, incumbent Justice of the Peace Brenda Bishop Gaddy, 65, of Altheimer faces off against Jeff Edwards, 56, of Sherrill. In Tuesday's primary voting, Gaddy received 222 votes and Edwards received 194.

Polling sites for that race will be at the Humphrey Community Center, 410 S. Division St.; 305 S. Edline in Altheimer; Wabbaseka Community Center at 110 S. First St.; Sherrill City Hall at 201 E. Main St.; Tucker Volunteer Fire Department at 3305 Fire Department Road; Swan Lake Community Center on Arkansas 88 South; Linwood/Moscow Fire Department at 323 Linwood Lane in Moscow; and Green Meadows Baptist Annex at 4201 U.S. 65 South in Pine Bluff.

In the Pine Bluff Ward 2 Position 1 City Council runoff, Lloyd Franklin II, 40, goes up against Steven Shaner, 43. Franklin received 882 votes in the primary election, and Shaner received 814 votes.

Polling sites for that race, all of which are in Pine Bluff, will be at Immanuel Baptist Church at 16th Avenue and Hickory Street; Family Church of Pine Bluff at 23rd Avenue and Elm Street; Forrest Park Assembly of God at 3206 S. Hazel St.; Church of Christ at 4015 S. Hazel St.; 1st Presbyterian Church at 717 W. 32nd Ave.; and First Baptist Church at 6501 S. Hazel St.

Polling sites will be open 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Early voting will be from March 24-27 and on March 30, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

State Desk on 03/08/2020

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