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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Early voting starts next week

  • Early voting for the primary elections will begin next Monday, May 5th, at the Cleburne County Courthouse in Heber Springs
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  • Early voting for the primary elections will begin next Monday, May 5th, at the Cleburne County Courthouse in Heber Springs.  The early voting period will last for two weeks until the regular primary election day on May 20th, at which time voting will take place at assigned polling locations around the county.
     
    Early voting can be done at the Courthouse Monday through Friday from May 5th to May 18th from 8am to 6pm and Monday, May 19th, from 8am to 5pm.  Early voting can also be done on two Saturdays in this period.  One on Saturday, May 10th, from 10am to 4pm, and one on Saturday, May 17th, from 10am to 4pm.
     
    Remember that Arkansas has an open primary system, so voters can request the ballot of any party to vote regardless of their party affiliation, but in the event of a runoff, you can only vote in the party you originally chose for the primary.
     
    The Cleburne County Clerk’s Office would like residents to know about a convenient and informative feature available to all registered voters. The feature is called Voter View and is made available by the Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office.  Registered voters can go online, enter their information, and conveniently see their voter registration information and see sample ballots as they will appear on the screens for any upcoming elections.  To go check out your information and see your sample ballot, visit the Arkansas Secretary of State website at www.sos.arkansas.gov or you can search Voter View Arkansas online and that will lead you to the site.
     
    The following is a list of candidates who have primary opponents that will appear on the Democratic and Republican primary ballots this year:
     
    Democrat
     
    Governor – Mike Ross, Lynette “Doc” Bryant
     
    Sheriff – Jeff Bittle, Bob Sherill
     
    Republican
     
    Governor – Asa Hutchinson, Curtis Coleman
     
    Lieutenant Governor – Representative Debra Hobbs, Congressman Tim Griffin, State Representative Andy Mayberry
     
    Attorney General – Patricia Nation, David Sterling, Leslie Rutledge
     
    State Treasurer – Representative Duncan Baird, Circuit Clerk Dennis Milligan
     
    Auditor of State – Ken Yang, Representative Andrea Lea
     
    State Senator District 18 – Senator Missy Thomas Irvin, Phil Grace
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    Sheriff – Don Sims, Richard Swain, Brian Haile, Josh Johnston
     
    County Coroner – County Coroner Warren Olmstead, Darriel Ezell
     
    Non-Partisan Judicial General Election
     
    State Supreme Court Associate Justice Position 2 – Court of Appeals Judge Robin Wynne, Tim Cullen
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