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Ballot-spot petitioners jump in ’14

Posted: February 15, 2014 at 3:30 a.m.

The Arkansas secretary of state’s office received 92 petitions from money-saving judicial and prosecuting attorney candidates across the state, more than double the 39 petitions filed in 2012, an office spokesman said Friday.

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