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King takes majority even in White Hall

Former Pine Bluff Mayor Dutch King can largely credit the city's voters for his decisive victory in the Nov. 6 Jefferson County judge's race. A Democrat, King garnered 73 percent of the votes in a 19,077-6,997 win over District 12 Justice of the Peace Ted Harden, a White Hall Republican.

Numbers show Hollingsworth dominated across board

Debe Hollingsworth's win in the Nov. 6 Pine Bluff mayoral election was so thorough that it's safe to say the political novice was the top choice among all voter groups, a feat made even more remarkable by her roughly 5-2 victory margin over her chief competitor, two-term incumbent Carl A. Redus Jr.

Election Results

With all precincts reporting and all the votes counted in Southeast Arkansas unless otherwise noted, the following is a list of the election results. They are still, however, unofficial until they are certified by their respective election...

Casino measure flawed, opponents argue

LITTLE ROCK — A group backed by Oaklawn Park thoroughbred track argued Monday in a filing with the state Supreme Court that a proposal to allow casinos in four counties should be struck from the ballot because of flaws in the ballot question and in the signatures submitted to qualify it for the ballot.

Texan won’t get second chance to qualify casino measure

LITTLE ROCK — Texas businessman Michael Wasserman cannot have more time to collect signatures for his ballot proposal to operate casinos in Arkansas — including Jefferson County — because the petitions he submitted initially did not meet basic signature requirements, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.