The City of Hartford held a special runoff election on Tuesday, December 1, between candidates Richard Hartsfield and Allen Tabor. Voting began at 7:30 a.m. at the Hartford Fire Station.
After the polls closed at 7:30 p.m., members of the Sebastian County Election Commission tallied the votes.
Hartsfield was declared the winner with 84 votes, or 66.67% of the total ballots cast. Tabor received 33.33% of the ballots cast with 42 votes.
Hartsfield has held the position of interim mayor since former Mayor Larry Hall resigned.