Evins and Hale In The Race for Fifth District School Board Seat

April 5, 2012
by: 
Dwayne Page
W.J. (Dub) Evins, III
Kevin D. Hale
Doug Stephens

Fifth district school board member W.J. (Dub) Evins, III will be challenged for re-election in the August 2nd DeKalb County General Election.

Kevin D. Hale will be running against Evins for the position. Today (Thursday) at noon was the qualifying deadline.

Meanwhile, Doug Stephens, recently appointed by the county commission to fill the unexpired term of Bruce Parsley on the school board in the sixth district, will be unopposed in the August 2nd election. Boyd Trapp had picked up a qualifying petition from the election commission but did not return it.

The terms of the school board positions are for four years.

The last day to register to vote in the school board election is July 3.

Meanwhile, a mayor and two aldermen are to be elected in the Dowelltown Municipal election on August 2 but only two candidates names will be on the ballot. Incumbent Mayor Gerald Bailiff and Incumbent Alderman Joe Bogle will be seeking re-election unopposed. Incumbent Alderman Elizabeth Redmon did not qualify to seek re-election. No one else qualified to run either. Today (Thursday) at noon was the qualifying deadline.

The terms of office of the mayor and aldermen in Dowelltown are for four years.

In Liberty, three aldermen will be elected. The seats are held by Todd Dodd, Dwight Mathis and Paul M. Neal. Dwight Mathis, Paul M. Neal and Jason Ray all qualified to run for alderman. Dodd will not be seeking re-election. Today (Thursday) at noon was the qualifying deadline

The terms of office for the mayor and aldermen in Liberty are for four years.

The last day to register to vote in that election is July 3.

State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver in the 40th district and State Representative Mark Pody of the 46th district will be running unopposed in the August 2nd Tennessee Republican Primary.

Wesley Duane Hodges of Gallatin and Sara Marie Smith of Carthage will be seeking the Democratic nomination for State Representative in the 40th district in the August 2nd Tennessee Democratic Primary.

The qualifying deadline was noon today (Thursday). The last day to register to vote in that election is July 3.

The term of office of the State Representative is for two years.

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