The following candidates filed for offices in Desha County

County Judge
Richard L. Watts, Democrat
Mark Powell, Democrat
Beth McMahan, Democrat
Mary Ann Allen, Democrat
Roy A. Rogers
Carsell Mathis, Independent

Sheriff
Jim Snyder, Democrat (incumbent)

County Clerk
Suzanne McMahan White, Democrat
Valerie Donaldson, Democrat
Lisa Thompson Hutchison, Democrat

Circuit Clerk
Minnie L. Haywood, Democrat
Kathy Wilson, Independent

County Treasurer
Pam Hubbard Stallings, Democrat

County Collector
Vaughta Glover, Democrat (incumbent)

County Assessor
Gay T. Brown, Democrat (incumbent)

County Coroner
Joe Wilkin, Democrat (incumbent)
Ricky Helton, Independent

Justice of the Peace, District 1
Joe James, Democrat (incumbent)

Justice of the Peace, District 2
Lynn Weatherford, Democrat (incumbent)

Justice of the Peace, District 3
Patricia Watkins, Democrat (incumbent)

Justice of the Peace, District 4
Gene Weser, Democrat (incumbent)
Onie Norman, Democrat

Justice of the Peace, District 5
Charles Denver, Democrat (incumbent)
Walt Hill, Republican

Justice of the Peace, District 6
Richard Smith, Democrat (incumbent)

Justice of the Peace, District 7
Ronald Edgar Norris, Republican (incumbent)

Justice of the Peace, District 8
Robbie Doherty, Democrat (incumbent)

Justice of the Peace, District 9
Doc Bilberry, Independent (incumbent

District Judge
Gibbs Ferguson, non partisan (unopposed for McGehee position)
Judge H. “Corky” Holthoff, non partisan (Dumas position)
Christopher Hays, non partisan (Dumas position)

Constable Randolph Township
Edgar Stain, Democrat (incumbent)

Constable Silver Lake Township
Bruce Ragan, Democrat (incumbent)

SE AR Levee District
Johnny Johnson