General Election to be held Tuesday

Friday, November 1, 2002

The General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5. Polls will open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.

Polling places are the Marked Tree Armory, the Lepanto Legion Hut, and the Tyronza City Hall Courtroom.

In Lepanto city races, the mayor is facing five opponents. Mayor Dale Dunlap, James W. "Jimmie" Neal, Mary Ann Deeds, Dwight M. Brown, Mike McCullar, and Craig D. King are all seeking election to the position.

For the position of ward 1, position 1, incumbent William "Pete" Cox is being challenged by Jeff Miles. For the other aldermen positions, Keith Tyler, Michael Hale, David Simmons, Terry Kemp, Leroy Madlock and Charles Mahan are unopposed.

Larry DeWailly and Thomas Boyd, Jr. are both running for Greenwood Township Constable.

In the Marked Tree city races, Mayor Lawrence W. Ashlock, Jr. is being challenged by C.B. Hall and Charles Vick.

City Clerk/Treasurer Pamela J. Wright is unopposed, as well as City Attorney Mike Dabney.

Aldermen Cleo Johnson, Jr., Lonnie Scott, Luddie Hatley, Dean Tucker, Shirley S. Moore, Ritter Arnold and Vestal B. Smith are all unopposed.

In Tyronza races, Mayor Drexel Gill is being opposed by Marion Bearden and Michael Ferguson.

In ward 1, position 1, incumbent Michael Hood is facing Tommy Baine.

There are three candidates for ward 2, position 1: Jerry Collier, Jr., Billy Hood and Sue Bilyeu.

In ward 2, position 2, incumbent Angela D. Lewis faces Sherry London.

Duvvie Brean is unopposed for the ward 1, position 2 seat. John E. "Johnny" Ross is unopposed for the ward 3, position 1 seat. Paul Hindman is running unopposed for the ward 3, position 2 seat.

These are the candidates for federal, state and non-partisan circuit judges races as they appear on the General Election ballot in Poinsett County (R - Republican, D - Democrat):

U.S. Senate Sen. Tim Hutchison (R), Attorney General Mark Pryor (D).

U.S. Congress, District 1 Congressman Marion Berry (D), Tommy F. Robinson, (R).

Governor Jimmie Lou Fisher (D), Gov. Mike Huckabee (R), write-in candidates. Write-in candidates for office are Barry Ernigh, Gene Mason, Elvis M. Nash and Oscar Stilley.

Lieutenant Governor Ron Sheffield (D), Lt. Gov. Win Rockefeller (R).

Secretary of State Janet Huckabee (R), Land Commissioner Charlie Daniels (D).

State Treasurer Auditor Gus Wingfield (D), Randy Bynum (R).

Auditor of State Mary Jane Rebick (R), Rep. Jim Wood (D).

Commissioner of State Lands Mark Wilcox (D), Dennis D. Wohlford (R).

Circuit Judge, district 2, division 1 Harry Truman Moore, Judge Pamela Honeycutt.

Circuit Judge, district 2, division 2 Lee Fergus, Ron Hunter.

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