A one week filing period for the March 3, 2020 preferential party primary will begin at noon next Monday in Logan County.
Up for re-election in 2020 are all Justice of the Peace candidates, who serve two-year terms. There are 11 JP districts in Logan County.
County office holders are not up for re-election because they were elected to four-year terms for the first time in 2018.
Candidates who will be representing a party will file through their respective committees while independent candidates will file at the Logan County Clerk’s offices in the courthouses in Booneville or Paris.
In addition to county office positions, the District 74 State Representative seat is up for re-election.
Jon Eubanks (R, Paris) currently holds the seat and is one of three men who have announced they will seek the position. The others are Gary Varnell and Shawn Bates, both of whom announced as challengers for the Republican nomination.
No Democrats have announced for the position.
Also on March ballots will be the circuit and district judge positions. The district judge position,Position 12, is a new judgship which will now represent the counties of Logan, Yell, and Conway. Judges Brian Mueller, Dale Lipsmeyer, and Carol Collins have all announced and filed through the state.
The 15th Judicial District circuit judges of Jerry Don Ramey, David McCormick and Terry Sullivan have all filed for re-election.
Ones seat is also open on the Arkansas Supreme Court.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton’s term is also expiring in 2020 and he has drawn at least one opponent in Democrat Joshua Mahony. Also open is the District 4 House of Representative seat held by Bruce Westerman. Democrat William Hanson has filed for the position.
Presidential candidates will also be featured on respective party ballots.
Early voting for the primary will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays between Feb. 17 and March 2, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays