DeKalb GOP Caucus Nominates Candidates for August General Election

January 18, 2014
Dwayne Page
Sean Driver, Patrick Ray, Chris Smithson, Mingy Bryant, Butch Age
Bobby Joines, Jerry Adcock, Mason Carter
Edwin Sadler for District Public Defender
Chris Tramel and Lee Plummer

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.

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