Mark McElroy


State Rep. Mark McElroy, a longtime Desha County judge and two-term state legislator, won the Democratic nomination in his re-election bid for the District 11 seat in the March 1 primary. He defeated Bob Ware, vice chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at McGehee.

The district includes Desha and Chicot counties and a portion of Ashley County. McElroy carried Desha and Ashley counties, while Ware edged McElroy in Chicot County.

The complete, unofficial results:

McElroy — 2,419
Ware — 1,999

Results by county:

Ashley County
McElroy — 346
Ware — 175

Chicot County
Ware — 879
McElroy — 870

Mark D. McElroy — 1,203
Ware — 945