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    Hudson Hallum wins special election for E. Ark. House seat

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    MARION, Ark. (AP) -- Voters have decided at the polls in east Arkansas in a special election for a House seat vacated by a former Harlem Globetrotter.

    Voters cast their ballots Tuesday to choose a new representative in state House district 54 to replace former Rep. Fred Smith.

    Democrat Hudson Hallum received 987 votes; Republican John Geelan received 415 and independent candidate D'James "Two" Rogers received 537.

    Smtih resigned from his Crittenden County seat in January after he was convicted of felony theft.

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