MIXED RESULTS: Sharon Martin lost her race for Prairie Grove mayor, but Mark Martin was given four more years in the secretary of state's office.
A couple of Republican elected officials
hoped to have wives elected to public office in yesterday's election. Both lost, according to unofficial results.
In Prairie Grove, Secretary of State Mark Martin's
was defeated by Sonny Hudson
in a race for Prairie Grove
mayor, 58 to 42, according to the Washington County Election Commission.
In Polk County, state Rep. Nate Bell's
lost her race for Polk County assessor against Jovan Thomas
by a 52-48 margin.