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Party politics rolls on in Crittenden County


Party politics rolls on in Crittenden County

Dem. runoff tomorrow, local GOP sets convention The long march to the November elections is continuing along. Today is the last day of early voting for a handful of Crittenden County voters, who will decide the Quorum Court District 7 primary.

Voters in District 7, which includes parts of West Memphis, as well as Anthonyville, Edmondson and Horseshoe Lake, will have an opportunity to head back to the polls tomorrow to decide a winner Justice of the Peace position there. 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 tomorrow 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.

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.

Only voters who voted Democrat in the March 1 primary and voters who did not vote at all in the primaries may vote in the runoff.

On the other side of the political spectrum, the Crittenden County Republican Committee has called for its biannual convention. RUNOFF

Continued from Page 1 The Convention of the Crittenden County Republican Party will be held on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Fidelity National Bank Marion Branch. According committee secretary James Russell, the convention will center on three primary goals: Election of a State Committeeman and State Committeewoman, the confirmation of the nomination of all duly nominated Republican candidates running for office in Crittenden County, and the election of the eight party delegates and alternates to the Republican State Convention, to be held on August 6

By Ralph Hardin

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