Local Elections

Every time Arkansas State Trooper Ronnie Boyd leaves law enforcement, he feels a need to jump back in.

A total of 18 people filed paperwork to run for seats on the Huntsville School Board, including four incumbents, according to the Madison County Clerk’s Office.

Wednesday’s winter weather cut back on the number of people who filed for county offices and school board races, according to the Madison County Clerk’s office.

Elkins Mayor Bruce Ledford said he will not seek reelection this year, after 12 years in office.

Bryan King of Green Forest, who lost his Arkansas Senate seat to Bob Ballinger in 2018, announced last week he plans to run against Ballinger in the May Republican Primary Election in District 28.

Candidate for Madison County Sheriff Nick Phillips is no stranger to law enforcement.

Candidates began filing for office at noon on Tuesday, including seats on the Huntsville School District and Madison County Quorum Court. Candidates also filed for Madison County judge.

Theodore “Ted” Walker of Forum, a 38-year veteran of the military, announced his bid for District 28 State Senator.

Justice of the Peace Larry Garrett believes that by the time a new county judge is sworn in on Jan. 1, 2023, a plan will be in place on whether or not building and operating a jail in Madison County is a possibility. 

Madison County native Tem W. “T.W.” Dotson knows crime in Madison County has increased in the past few years. That’s one of the reasons he’s running for Madison County judge in the Republican Primary in May.

Jeremy Updegraff promises transparency and change if he is elected Madison County judge in this year’s general election, because he says people in the county are “tired of the same old stuff.” 

State Senate District 28 is drawing several candidates in the Republican Primary and at least one Democrat.

Candidates for city and county elected positions or school board seats will file next month with the Madison County Clerk’s Office.

The Madison County Election Commission on Monday officially signed its approval to a redistricting map for justice-of-the-peace districts.

The Huntsville School Board will remain a seven-seat board next year after the May school board elections, according to a decision board members made Monday night during a special meeting.

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