The DeKalb County Republican Party held a caucus Saturday morning, January 18 to formally nominate candidates for county offices in the August General Election.
As expected, delegates to the caucus nominated the following candidates:
Patrick Ray for Sheriff
Sean Driver for Trustee
Butch Agee for Road Supervisor
Mingy Bryant for General Sessions Judge
Chris Smithson for County Mayor
Mason Carter for County Commissioner in the first district
Bobby Joines for County Commissioner in the second district
Jerry Adcock for County Commissioner in the fifth district
Chris Tramel for Constable in the second district (to fill a vacancy)
Lee Plummer for Constable in the first district (to fill a vacancy)
All are incumbents seeking re-election except Agee, Bryant, Smithson, Tramel, and Plummer.
Meanwhile, two candidates for offices in the 13th Judicial District also spoke Saturday including Jonathan Young of Putnam County for Circuit Court Judge Part II and Edwin Sadler candidate for District Public Defender. They will be seeking the Republican nomination for those offices in the May 6th GOP Primary in the 13th Judicial District, which includes DeKalb and six other counties.