efferson County Justice of the Peace Delton Wright has announced his intention to seek a tenth term on the Quorum Court in the March 2020 Democratic Primary.


Wright, who recently resigned as Justice of the Peace for District 3 after moving out of the district, will be seeking the District 4 position currently held b Patricia Royal Johnson.


In the past years, he 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 served on the Solid Waste and Education Committees of the Quorum Court before he resigned.


Wright is 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.


A native of Pine Bluff, Wright has been a Justice of the Peace for over 19 years. He expressed his appreciation to those who elected him and committed to continuing his legacy of providing excellence in service.


“I would like to thank the citizens of JP District 3 for their votes of confidence and for years of continued support,” said Wright.


He revealed that many Justices of the Peace are not working for the people. They are working for one person, he said.


“I pledge to continue being a good steward of county funds and to put my best efforts into moving Jefferson County forward in the best interests of the constituents of District 4 and the county,” Wright said.


Wright has one daughter and four grandchildren.


To learn more about Wright and his campaign, call 870.543.0562. You may also send an email to delton.wright@icloud.com.