The DeKalb County Election Commission reminds potential candidates for local offices of the approaching qualifying deadlines.
Dennis Stanley, Administrator of Elections says noon on Thursday, February 18th is the qualifying deadline for the May 4th DeKalb County Democratic Primary.
Offices eligible for the May ballot are County Mayor, County Clerk, Circuit Court Clerk, Trustee, Register of Deeds, Road Supervisor, and Sheriff, county commissioners in districts one through seven, 13th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Part 1 and District Attorney. The judge and D.A. elections are to fill unexpired terms.
Independent candidates have the same qualifying deadline, Noon, February 18th..
The following persons have picked up and or returned petitions to run for local public offices in the May DeKalb County Democratic Primary
David C. Redmon (picked up petition)
Robert (Bob) Snyder
Register of Deeds:
Clarence R. Trapp
Circuit Court Clerk:
Candidates for county offices running as Republicans or Independents in the August General Election:
Patrick Ray (Republican)
Kenny Edge (Republican)
County Commission Candidates in May Democratic Primary (two can be nominated from each district to run in August)
Elmer Ellis, Jr.
Jack E. Barton, III
Johnathan W. Willoughby (picked up petition)
Ronald H. Rogers
David L. McDowell
Johnny Ringo Colwell
John D. Green
Larry A. Summers
Jimmy W. Poss
County Commission candidates running either as Republicans or Independents in the August General Election (Two to be elected from each district in August)
Bobby Joines (Republican)
Jerry Adcock (Republican)
Lloyd Emmons (Independent)
Richard Kinsey (Independent)
John David Foutch (picked up petition)
Johnny Lattimore (picked up petition)
Steve White (picked up petition)
Cecil Burger (picked up petition)
Taft Hendrixson (picked up petition)
Bruce Medley (picked up petition)
James Hale (picked up petition) DeKalb County
Jamie Winkler (picked up petition) Smith County
Sarah Marie Smith (picked up petition) Smith County
Tommy Hay of DeKalb County has qualified to run for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Sixth District