Saline County District Judge Mike Robinson has announced that he will retire effective July 1, 2019.
Robinson, who sits in the Benton Department, was first elected in 1998 and currently is in his fifth term. Governor Asa Hutchinson will appoint a successor to complete Robinson’s current term which ends December 31, 2020.
“For the past two decades it has been my pleasure to serve Saline County, where my family has called home since before the Civil War. Protecting the ideals enumerated in the U.S. Constitution has and always will be my highest priority. I would like to thank the voters of Saline County for giving me this privilege,” Robinson said.
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