ACO endorses candidates


Members of the Jefferson County chapter of Arkansas Community Organizations announced candidate endorsements Tuesday in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. The organization met with the candidates and asked their position on issues important to low- to moderate-income families.

Endorsements were made in the following races:

State Representative, District 16 — Ken Ferguson.

County judge — Ivan Whitfield.

County clerk — Patricia Johnson.

County sheriff — Gerald Robinson.

Justices of the Peace — District 3, Reginald Johnson; District 7, Bruce Lockett; District 13, Edward Spears.

Pine Bluff City Council — Alderman Ward 1, Thelma Walker; Alderman Ward 4, Steven Mays.