New Washington County Election Commissioner Named

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The Democratic Party of Washington County named a new election commissioner Monday, filling a spot that has been vacant since last month.

Max Deitchler was named the new election commissioner for Washington County. Deitchler is an attorney with Kutak Rock in Fayetteville. He is a native of Eureka Springs and a graduate of the Hendrix College and University of Arkansas law schools.

The position was vacated in March following the death of long-serving election commissioner John Logan Burrow.