Expansion Creates Contest
BARNES, MEYERS FACE OFF IN RACE FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE POSITION
Posted: October 15, 2012 at 3:59 a.m.
A pair of Lowell residents are vying for the newly created District 14 seat on the Benton County Quorum Court in the Nov. 6 general election. Early voting starts Oct. 22.
Justice of the Peace, District 14
Brent Meyers, Republican
Residency: Lowell for the past five years.
Family: Five children, eight grandchildren.
Employment: Retired owner of NWA Tax Service. Worked for 29 years with Bendix Corporation, which was later Allied Signal Corporation and then Honeywell Corporation, working in finance, contracts estimating and as a government liaison officer.
Education: Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University in 1982.
Military experience: U.S. Army, combat engineers from 1960 to 1966, reaching the rank of E-5. Honorably discharged.
Political experience: Ran for U.S. House of Representatives from the Antelope Valley area of southern California, District 25, in 1990. Currently chairman of the Benton County Tea Party.
Sean Barnes, Democrat
Residency: Lowell for eight years
Employment: Realtor for Crye-Leike Realty
Education: Graduate of Bentonville High School in 1991; attended University of Arkansas and NorthWest Arkansas Community College
Military experience: None
Political experience: None
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