Mayors retain seats
In both Pea Ridge and Garfield, incumbent mayors won reelection, as did one City Council member in Garfield. Two new Council members were elected in Pea Ridge.
Jackie Crabtree, mayor of Pea Ridge for the past 24 years, won re-election with 65.23 percent of the vote compared to the 34.77 percent garnered by opponent Mechel Wall.
Gary Blackburn won his second term with 61 percent of the votes compared to 36.51 percent for former alderman Kathy Shook and 2.49 percent for Dale King.
In Pea Ridge, Cody Keene will take the seat being vacated by Lance Sanders and Matt Ahart will replace long-time council member Bob Cottingham.
In Garfield, incumbent Jim Teeselink maintained his seat with 74.06 percent of the vote.
As of Oct. 21, the number of registered voters in Pea Ridge were 3,390 and in Garfield were 392. Voter turnout was 49 percent.
Election results were: