Filing error blocks Tontitown special election; city ordinance filed in wrong county office

Ordinance filed in wrongcounty office, panel says

(File Photo/NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. Wampler)
(File Photo/NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. Wampler)

A March 5 special election sought by Tontitown is on hold following what the city's attorney called "a series of things that got overlooked."

The Washington County Election Commission determined Wednesday the city missed the deadline to file notice of the special election with the Washington County Clerk's Office.