More than 12,000 cast ballots in Mississippi County

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Mississippi County voters went to the polls, casting 11,751 total early votes and Election Day ballots.

There were 508 absentee ballots.

In unofficial totals in the county, President Donald Trump received 7,262 votes, while Joe Biden received 4,542 and Jo Jorgensen 121.

In Mississippi County, incumbent District 55 Rep. Monte Hodges (D-Blytheville) led Republican challenger Gary Tobar 3,508-3,153. At 11:30 p.m., Tuesday, the Secretary of State website showed Crittenden County voting 188-136 in favor of Tobar.

In the Mississippi County Justice of the Peace District 11 race, challenger Reggie Cullom led incumbent Bubba Norvell 683-458.

In the Leachville City Council Ward 1, Position 1 race, challenger Mitchell Laster led incumbent Ethel Hetler 417-301.

On Issue 1, Mississippi County voters unofficially voted 6,663-5,093 in favor; on Issue 2, 6,920 for and 4,577 against; on Issue 3, 5,562 for and 5,633 against; and on Issue 6, 6,887 for and 4,195 against.