Here is a list of candidates who have filed to run for local and Arkansas state offices in the 2018 election. Candidate filing deadline is March 1. An open primary will be May 22, with a primary runoff set for June 19. The general election will be Nov. 6. Candidates may send news releases regarding their campaigns to mtaylor@swtimes.com.

Local Offices

Fort Smith Mayor

Luis Andrade

George McGill

* Don Hutchings withdrew his candidacy Feb. 27.

Fort Smith Board of Directors

Position 5

Sam Price

Position 7

Neal Martin

Arkansas Supreme Court (nonpartisan)

Courtney Goodson, incumbent

David Sterling

Kenneth Hixson