In case you missed it....

November 07, 2018

In case you missed it....

Last night's election results will be available at www.dewitt-ee.com, or you can stop by the office to grab a copy of the printed results.

After early voting, absentee ballots, and a day filled with community members casting their votes at the polls, the unofficial 2018 Election results are in! A few of the results are a close call and the official results will be publicized in ten days. Determination, visiting with community members, voicing opinions, and patiently waiting for the results to be posted are just part of running for the multiple offices.

Arkansas County Sheriff candidates Robert Todd Wright and James Nolan Woodell, Jr. ran a good race and ultimately, Wright won the vote with 63.79% of the votes.

James "Jimmy" Black and Jerry A. Mannis ran against one another for the position of Mayor of DeWitt with Black winning the vote with a total of 71.25%.

Other results for the Arkansas County voting area are as follows:

Precincts Counted (of 30) : 30

Ballots Cast: 5,000

U.S. Congress District 01

Chintan Desai, Democratic: 28.53%

Congressman Rick Crawford, Republican: 69.72%

Elvis Presley, Libertarian: 1.75%

Governor

Jared K. Henderson, Democratic: 27.26%

Governor Asa Hutchinson, Republican: 71.18%

Mark West, Libertarian: 1.55%

Lieutenant Governor

Lt. Governor Tim Griffin, Republican: 71.32%

Frank Gilbert, Libertarian: 1.54%

Anthony Bland, Democratic: 27.15%

Attorney General

Kerry Hicks, Libertarian: 1.90%

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Republican: 67.58%

Mike Lee, Democratic: 30.52%

Secretary of State

Susan Inman, Democratic: 33.55%

John Thurston Commissioner of State Lands, Republican: 64.53%

Christopher Olson, Libertarian: 1.92%

State Treasurer

Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan, Republican: 77.32%

Ashley Ewald, Libertarian: 22.68%

Auditor of State

David E. Dinwiddie, Libertarian: 22.56%

Auditor Andrea Lea, Republican: 77.44%

Commissioner of State Lands

T.J. Campbell, Libertarian: 2.50%

Tommy Land, Republican: 64.03%

Larry Williams, Democratic: 33.48%

State Representative District 12

Representative Chris Richey, Democratic: 26.36%

Jason Dobson, Republican: 73.64%

State Supreme Court Associate Justice Pos.3

State Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson, Non Partisan Judicial: 59.82%

David Sterling, Non Partisan Judicial: 40.18%

Arkansas County Sheriff/Collector

Robert Todd Wright, Republican: 63.79%

James “Nolan” Woodell, Jr., Democratic: 36.21%

Justice of the Peace District 1

Eddie Roberson, Republican: 70.58%

Bill Paxton, Democratic: 29.42%

Arkansas County Circuit Clerk

Sarah Merchant: 100%

Mayor of Almyra

Mark C. Bennett: 100%

Mayor of DeWitt

James (Jimmy) Black, Independent: 71.25%

Jerry A. Manis, Independent: 28.75%

DeWitt Council Member Ward 1/Pos.1

Brent London, Independent: 57.66%

Ada Marie Clark, Independent: 42.34%

DeWitt Council Member Ward 2/Pos.2

Terrye Seamon, Independent: 29.02%

Perry L. Simpson, Independent: 70.98%

Mayor of Gillett

Jared Holzhauer: 100%

Gillett Council Member Ward 1/Pos.1

Shanna R. Place, Independent: 55.71%

Jerry Connelly, Independent: 44.29%

Gillett Council Member Ward 1/Pos.2

Walter Sullivan, Independent: 50.48%

Mary Ann Mattmiller, Independent: 49.52%

Gillett Council Member Ward 3/Pos.1

Ronald W. “Ronnie” Smith, Independent: 32.23%

Charles Larry, Independent: 67.77%

Mayor of Humphrey

Cleveland Hatch, Independent: 100%

Mayor of St. Charles

Robert F. Patrick: 100%

Mayor of Stuttgart

Wade Hobbs, Independent: 14.84%

Jason McKelvey, Independent: 3.49%

David Earney, Independent: 39.46%

James E. Camp, Independent: 1.49%

Mike Smith, Independent: 7.10%

Inez McLemore, Independent: 3.02%

Samantha Chin, Independent: 8.63%

Jim Craig, Independent: 15.48%

Gary Norris, Independent: 6.51%

Stuttgart City Clerk

Alli Holbert, Independent: 37.46%

Edwalyn D. Johnson, Independent: 16.82%

Becky Burgess, Independent: 45.72%

Stuttgart Council Member Ward 1, Pos. 1

Joe Alexander, Jr., Independent: 74.03%

Eugene Robinson, Independent: 25.97%

Stuttgart Council Member Ward 2, Pos. 1

Joe Rhine, Independent: 35.76%

Ricky Staton, Independent: 64.24%

Stuttgart Council Member Ward 3, Pos. 1

George McGonigal, Independent: 34.83%

Bill Shrum, Independent: 65.17%

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT REFERRED TO THE PEOPLE BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

ISSUE NO. 2

(Popular Name)

A Constitutional Amendment Adding as a Qualification to Vote that a Voter Present Certain Valid Photographic Identification When Casting a Ballot in Person or Casting an Absentee Ballot.

FOR: 85.11

AGAINST: 14.89

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY PETITION OF THE PEOPLE

ISSUE NO. 4

(Popular Name)

An Amendment to Require Four Licenses to be issued for Casino Gaming at Casinos, One Each in Crittenden (to Southland Racing Corporation), Garland (to Oaklawn Jockey Club, Inc.), Pope, and Jefferson Counties.

For: 56.08

Against: 43.92

ACT PROPOSED BY PETITION OF THE PEOPLE

ISSUE NO. 5

(Popular Name)

An Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage

For: 70.92

Against: 29.08