The first race of the 2012 election season developed this week when Linda Tyler joined Jason Rapert as announced candidates for the newly redistricted District 35 seat in the state Senate.
Rapert, a Republican, has been in the state Senate representing the former District 18. After redistricting, he was in the new District 35. Tyler, a Democrat, has served two terms in the state House of Representatives.
Recent political announcements include:
Senate District 35, Jason Rapert, Republican
Senate District 35, Linda Tyler, Democrat
House District 72, Steve Magie, Democrat,
House District 15, Johnny Hoyt, Democrat
House District 70, David Meeks, Republican
State District Court, Div. 2, Ninth District, Amy Brazil
State District Court, Div. 1, Ninth District, Mike Murphy
Conway (nonpartisan races)
Mayor, Mark Elsinger,
Sheriff, H. Allen Smith, Republican
Sheriff, Andy Shock, Republican