Former U.S. President and Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton told a large crowd at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on Sunday that anyone who does not vote is casting a vote against their own interests.
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Republican candidate Buddy Fisher and Democratic candidate Camille Bennett are vying for the Arkansas House of Representatives District 14 seat, with each having plans for economic growth.
The race for Jefferson Township constable features Republican incumbent Scott Dunn and Democratic challenger Roy Huff.
The contest for justice of the peace in District 12 pits a veteran member of the Quorum Court against the former Jefferson County judge, who is trying to return to the political arena after an eight-year absence.
Republican Bruce Westerman, Democrat James Lee Wit and Libertarian Ken Hamilton are all vying for the 4th Congressional District seat.
Early voting begins Monday at the Jefferson County Courthouse and will continue through Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office.
Incumbent District 8 Justice of the Peace Roy Agee, a Republican, will be opposed by Democrat Eric L. Hobbs in the Nov. 4 general election, one of only two contested positions on the Quorum Court this year.
The Arkansas House of Representatives District 10 race features Democratic incumbent Mike Holcomb and Republican challenger Patricia Mays for a post serving portions of Lincoln, Cleveland, Grant, Drew and Jefferson counties.
The Arkansas House of Representatives 15th District race features Libertarian candidate Wayne Willems vying against incumbent Republican Ken Bragg.
There are many political races coming up, but there are more than 60 people running unopposed in Jefferson County.