The Votes Are In

Voters across the Bootheel decided several municipal and school board races yesterday. Some of the highlights are:. In Dunklin County, a hotly contested school board race in Holcomb was won by Rex McElwrath (233) and Austin Davidson (143). The bond issue in the Holcomb district was approved overwhelmingly, 297-36. In...
Lake City, ARJonesboro Sun

Cameron Tate elected Lake City Mayor

LAKE CITY — Lake City has a new mayor. Cameron Tate won in a runoff election against Chad Moody Tuesday evening, both vying for the vacant mayor's seat. The final tally of votes was 259 for Tate and 184 for Moody. Craighead County Election Coordinator Jennifer Clack said the election...
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Lake City, ARJonesboro Sun

Two days remaining for Lake City run-off election

JONESBORO — Voting in a runoff mayoral election in Lake City has two more days to go. Mayoral candidates Cameron Tate and Chad Moody are the two remaining candidates. A third candidate, Danny Dunigan, was eliminated on March 9 when the final tally of votes had Tate with 183, Moody, 156 and Dunigan 149.
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Early voting continues in the Lake City mayoral race

LAKE CITY, Ark- Lake City is one step closer to having a new mayor in office, as early voting continues today in the runoff election. Residents are heading to the polls this week to early vote as they determine who will be the next mayor of Lake City. Craighead County...
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Unofficial Results: Lake City mayor’s race goes to runoff

LAKE CITY, Ark. (KAIT) - The special election to fill the vacant mayor position in Lake City will head to a runoff. In unofficial voting results, Cameron Tate received 183 votes (37.50%), Chad Moody 156 votes (31.97%), and Danny Dunigan at 149 votes (30.53%). The runoff will be between Cameron...
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Special election held for Lake City mayor

LAKE CITY, Ark. (KAIT) - A special election was held on Tuesday for Lake City’s mayor. The special election is being held to fill the vacant mayor position after Jon Milligan was elected to serve the House District 53 seat. Candidates Cameron Tate and Chad Moody say if they get...
Lake City, ARJonesboro Sun

Run-off for Lake City Mayor scheduled

LAKE CITY — The results of the special mayoral election Tuesday night ended with no candidate taking more than 50 percent of the vote. Mayoral candidates Cameron Tate and Chad Moody will face each other in a runoff election. Three candidates were on the original ballot – Danny Dunigan, Moody and Tate.
Lake City, ARJonesboro Sun

Early voting in Lake City mayoral election underway

LAKE CITY — The first day of early voting in the special mayoral election went smoothly, Craighead County Election Commission Coordinator Jennifer Clack said Tuesday. Polls opened at 8 a.m. Tuesday for residents to cast their vote for one of three mayoral candidates – Danny Dunigan, Cameron Tate or Chad Moody. The position became vacant when former Mayor Jon Milligan was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in the November 2020 general election.
Covington, TNCovington Leader

Meet the women who registered African-American women voters in 1920

In the October 14, 1920 issue of The Covington Leader it was announced that Rosa Adams and Evelina Connell had been appointed by Mrs. James Beasley to organize African-American women to vote in the 1920 election. Their efforts, the paper reported, resulted in 121 registrations. The African-American women were registered...

Three Races for Kennett City Council in April

Three races have developed for the Kennett City Council in the April municipal election. The deadline to file was 5 p.m. yesterday. In Ward 1, Kenneth Walker is running against Mike Harbreuger; Ward 4 incumbent Scott Hunter is opposed by David Horton; and in Ward 5, Melissa Morgan is running against incumbent Bill Palmer.
Lake City, ARJonesboro Sun

Three candidates file for Lake City mayor's race

LAKE CITY — Three residents have officially registered to run in Lake City's mayoral race. The seat was vacated when previous mayor Jon Milligan was elected to serve in the Arkansas House of Representatives in District 53. All three candidates attended the hard ballot draw Friday, Craighead County Election Commissioner...
Lake City, ARJonesboro Sun

Special mayoral election slated for Lake City

LAKE CITY — Plans are underway in Lake City to fill the mayor’s vacant seat, as city council members approved Tuesday a resolution to hold a special election on March 9. Despite the resolution, Craighead County Clerk Lesli Penny said Tuesday officials haven’t filed an election request with her office.