This is the first in a series of articles featuring each race for the Madison County Quorum Court. Candidates are being asked the same basic questions and their answers are in alphabetical order according to last name.
The Madison County Election Commission last week finalized ballot positions for the Nov. 8 General Election and conducted other business concerning the election.
Several council seats did not draw candidates in Huntsville and St. Paul for the Nov. 8 General Election, according to the Madison County Clerk’s Office.
Huntsville City Council member Travis Dotson and former Huntsville Mayor Charles Coger have filed to seek the mayor’s job in the Nov. 8 General Election, according to the Madison County Clerk’s Office.
Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Sutterfield dismissed a lawsuit brought by House District 25 candidate Jody Harris, saying she filed it in the wrong court.
Chad Puryear of near Hindsville, who won the District 25 state House Republican Primary Election by six votes in May, filed a motion last week to dismiss a lawsuit filed by his opponent.
Former state senator Bryan King won all but one Madison County precinct to defeat District 5 Sen. Bob Ballinger last week in the Republican Party runoff for state Senate 28.
A hearing is scheduled for next month regarding a lawsuit contesting the results of the District 25 state House Republican Primary Election in May that was won by Chad Puryear of near Hindsville.
Connie tenBerge and Bobby Ray Gulledge won seats on the Huntsville School Board in Tuesday’s runoff election.
Two seats on the Huntsville School Board will be decided in a runoff election on Tuesday.
Chad Puryear of Hindsville retained his victory in the District 25 state House Republican Primary over Jody Harris of Fayetteville, following a recount. Harris said she has not ruled out a challenge in court.
Bitter rivals Bob Ballinger and Bryan King will meet in the June 21 runoff for the District 28 seat in the Arkansas State Senate. Ballinger in 2018 defeated King, the incumbent in District 5.
Arkansas State Police Trooper Ronnie Boyd won all but two of the 10 Madison County precincts last week en route to winning the race for Madison County sheriff, while Larry Garrett also won eight precincts to beat Republican challenger T.W. Dotson for their party’s nomination for county judge.
Madison County voters on Tuesday chose Arkansas State Police Trooper Ronnie Boyd as their next sheriff, and selected Quorum Court Justice of the Peace Larry Garrett as their Republican representative for county judge in the November General Election.
Nearly 500 people had voted early as of Monday morning for the May 24 Primary Election and the non-partisan judicial General Election, according to Madison County Clerk Tamitha Blocker.
Early voting for the May 24 Primary Election and the non-partisan judicial General Election got underway on Monday at the Madison County Courthouse, with 89 people casting votes, according to Madison County Clerk Tamitha Blocker.
District 25 begins at the Madison County line and covers a portion of Washington County, including Goshen and Elkins, but it also includes Chad Puryear, a Huntsville Middle School special education teacher and a member of the Thompson family, as a candidate.
Early voting for the May 24 Primary Election and the non-partisan judicial General Election will begin on Monday, with several Madison County races expected to draw a lot of people to the polls.
Brock McIntosh and Carmen Watkins will meet in the Republican Primary on May 24 for the job of Madison County treasurer. The winner will replace Toni Moffett, who did not seek reelection.
Voters will have the opportunity to decide the new Madison County Assessor on May 24 as Republican candidates Christal Ogden and Jo Upson face off in the primary.