HomeLocal NewsCameron McCaskil announces he is running as an Independent candidate for PB MayorCameron McCaskil announces he is running as an Independent candidate for PB MayorMon, November 20, 2023 by Deltaplex StaffSHARE NOW Cameron McCaskill, candidate for Mayor of the city of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, will be running as an independent candidate in the upcoming 2024 election.Voters have asked why his name was not on the ballot for the upcoming primary election.According to the news release, McCaskill’s independent status does not take effect on the ballot until the general election in November 2024. Until the independent candidate registration time opens, voters are urged to be aware that some candidates will remain undiscovered.McCaskill is one of the prominent contenders who will be involved in this filing procedure.“I am planning to file as an independent candidate because I have witnessed the drastic division in our society due to major party affiliations. We, the people, must continue to fight against division in our country, eliminate the “old way” of voting, and allow all people the desire to see that change exists. It can only happen when we put the weapons of political destruction down and focus on the humanity of all people!” McCaskill says.“We have been hoping and consistently trusting God to eliminate all of the disconnections in this country, and this is where it starts. We must take the appropriate steps to ensure that the legacy of our city is developed in the leadership of true change makers, for a better Pine Bluff.”McCaskill is on the road to making history as an independent candidate, who believes that serving the people of this community is the priority.He recognizes that this will shift the trajectory of what the public views as a negatively polarized city and change the view of Pine Bluff to pure beautification, with increased trust among all leadership.