Runoff for JP Disrict 7 seat March 22

Election Commission announces date, polling sites

By Ralph Hardin

Some Crittenden County voters will have an opportunity to head back to the polls in less than two weeks. The Crittenden County Election has announced a Democratic primary run-off election for the Quorum Court Justice of the Peace position in District 7. The election, scheduled for Tuesday, March 22. The two run-off candidates for the JP 7 position are Ronald Marconi and Kyle K Watkins. On election night, March 1, Watkins outpolled the incumbent Marconi, 128-127, with third candidate John Moore receiving 60 votes. Moore will be off the ballot for the runoff. Election Day voting hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The results will be counted at the Election Commission Office, located in the County Annex Building next to the County Courthouse in Marion, starting at 7:30 p.m. Additionally, there will be a week of early voting. Early voting begins Tuesday, March 15, at the courthouse, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. The last day to vote early is Monday, March 21. The polling sites which will be open for this election on Election Day are as follows: Anthonyville Baptist Church, 9161 Hwy. 147 S., Anthonyville; Bond’s Marine, 15263 Hwy. 147, Horseshoe Lake; Eugene Woods Civic Center, 228 Polk Ave., West Memphis; Edmondson City Hall, 61 Waterford St., Edmondson; Horseshoe Lake City Hall, 174 Highland Dr., Horseshoe Lake; West Memphis High School Arena, 501 W. Broadway, West Memphis.


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