Jefferson County District Three Justice of the Peace Delton Wright has announced his intention to seek a ninth term on the Quorum Court in the May 2018 Democratic Primary.

As a member of the Jefferson County Quorum Court, in the past years Wright has served as chairman of the Community Development and Grants Committee, a member of the Health and Welfare Committee, Building Grounds Committee and Education Committee. Wright currently serves on the Solid Waste and Education committees.

Wright is the owner and president of Wright’s Properties. He is a member of the Arkansas Association of Counties, Democratic Central Committee, Westside Business Association, Highland Missionary Baptist Church, Arkansas Male Chorus and Haygood Lodge #407. He is also active in other community organizations and endeavors.

Wright said in a news release that “he would like to thank the citizens of JP District 3 for their votes of confidence and for years of continued support.’ Wright pledges to continue being a good steward of county funds and to put his best efforts into moving Jefferson County forward in the best interests of the constituents of District 3.”

Wright has one daughter and four grandchildren