Selecting ballot spotsThe St. Francis County Election Commission met Saturday morning to allow candidates to draw for positions on the May 20 Primary election ballot. Circuit Judge candidate Jeanette Whatley, right, is shown pulling for her position on the ballot from a hat held by commissioner Chris Oswalt, center. Also pictured is commissioner Maceo Hawkins. Photo by Kendall Owens.
Ballot positions set for primary by commission - Ballot positions for the May 20 Primary have been set after a meeting of the St. Francis County Election Commission Saturday morning.
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