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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...

Medical marijuana trails late

LITTLE ROCK — A ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for medical use in Arkansas narrowly trailed as general election ballots were still being tallied late Tuesday.

2 seek District 8 Justice of the Peace seat

The Jefferson County District 8 Justice of the Peace contest features Republican candidate Roy Agee and Democratic candidate Verdell Baker in the Tuesday election. The winner will fill the quorum court seat left vacant by the death of Justice of the Peace Cleddie Shock.

3 ballot proposals to be decided Tuesday

LITTLE ROCK — Voters will decide a pair of proposed constitutional amendments referred by the Legislature and a citizen initiative to legal marijuana for medical use in Tuesday's general election.

King doubles Harden in campaign cash

Democratic Jefferson County judge candidate Dutch King has collected more than twice the amount of his Republican challenger Ted Harden, according to campaign contribution and expenditure reports filed in the Jefferson County Clerk's Office Tuesday.

Hollingsworth far outdistances some challengers in campaign cash

Pine Bluff mayoral candidate Debe Hollingsworth has raised more than $67,000 in her bid to win the election next Tuesday, according to campaign contribution and expenditure reports filed in the Jefferson County Clerk's Office prior to the Tuesday deadline, running far ahead of four other candidates who also filed their reports on time.