Attorney says he’s challenging Arkansas justice

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An attorney for the Arkansas Department of Human Services says he plans on challenging a state Supreme Court justice who's seeking re-election this year.Department of Human Services Chief Counsel David Sterling told The Associated Press on Monday he plans to run against state Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson in the May judicial election. An adviser for Goodson said earlier Monday she planned to seek re-election this year.

Sterling ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for attorney general in the 2014 election.

Goodson was targeted by outside groups in her failing bid for chief justice two years ago.

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