Miller County, AR: As early voting gets started, one candidate in Miller County is still hard at work. Janet Green, a candidate for Miller County JP 2, has the only contested race on a county level for this election. Green has lived in the area for 57 years and reports that she is not only qualified to serve, but she is ready to serve.
Janet Green holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science and is a nurse. She currently works for the Fouke School District as a nurse. Janet has also been active in the community as a volunteer and has worked with children who have special needs.
Janet said she decided to run because she felt her community, the JP 2 district, needed to be heard. She has a focus of bringing industry and jobs not only to the Texarkana immediate area but also to the county as a whole. Janet has stated that the county must balance the budget without a focus on new taxes and that she believes industry and jobs can meet that need.
Green has been busy visiting various organizations and groups around the area. She stated that running for office has allowed her to meet a lot of people and to hear what people want and need in a JP. Janet Green said she’s ready to fill that role and meet the needs of her community and the county.
Early voting started Monday and will run until the election on November 6. The polls will be open to 7:30 p.m. and Janet encourages everyone to get out and vote. More information about Janet Green can be found on her Facebook Page.