Two Weeks Left for Candidates to Qualify for Local Elections

February 5, 2014
by: 
Dwayne Page

With two weeks left before the February 20th qualifying deadline, the DeKalb County Election Commission has released an updated list of candidates who plan to seek election to local public offices this year.

All Democrats named below have picked up petitions for the May 6th Primary. Several have not yet filed them with the election commission. Republicans listed below have been nominated by their party to run in the August 7th County General Election. Names of Independents will also appear on the August ballot. Again, the qualifying deadline for Democrats and Independents is NOON February, 20th. School Board candidates have until NOON April 3 to qualify for the August 7th election. The Dowelltown and Smithville Municipal Elections will also be held on August 7th. A mayor and two aldermen will be elected in Smithville. Dowelltown voters will elect three aldermen. The qualifying deadline for those elections is NOON April 3.

SHERIFF:
Michael J. Agee (Democrat) has filed his petition and is certified by POST to run in May 6th Primary
Larry Flair, Sr. (Democrat) has filed his petition and is certified by POST for May 6th Primary
Patrick Ray (Republican Nominee) and certified by Post for August General Election

COUNTY MAYOR:
Mike Foster (Democrat) has been issued a petition for May 6th Primary
Tim Stribling (Democrat) has been issued a petition for May 6th Primary
Chris Bratcher, II (Independent) has been issued a petition for August General Election
Chris Smithson (Republican Nominee) for August General Election

COUNTY CLERK:
Michael Clayborn (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
James L. (Jimmy) Poss (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Daniel Critser (Independent) has been issued a petition for the August General Election

GENERAL SESSIONS JUDGE:
Bratten H. Cook, II (Democrat) has filed his petition for May 6th Primary
Margie Miller (Democrat) has filed her petition for May 6th Primary
Mingy Bryant (Republican Nominee) for August General Election

ROAD SUPERVISOR:
James (Jimmy) Sprague (Democrat) has filed his petition for May 6th Primary
Shane Walker (Democrat) has been issued a petition but will NOT be a candidate
Butch Agee (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election

CIRCUIT COURT CLERK:
Katherine Pack (Democrat) has filed her petition for the May 6th Primary

REGISTER OF DEEDS:
Jeffrey McMillen (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary

TRUSTEE:
Sean Driver (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election

COUNTY COMMISSIONER (TWO TO BE NOMINATED/ELECTED FROM EACH DISTRICT)

FIRST DISTRICT:
Bennett Armstrong (Democrat) has been issued a petition for the May 6th Primary
Kenneth Clayborn (Democrat) has been issued a petition for the May 6th Primary
Elmer Lee Ellis (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Mason Carter (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election

SECOND DISTRICT:
Jerry Hutchins, Jr. (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Clarence Trapp (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Bobby Joines (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election
Jimmy Midgett (Independent) has been issued a petition for August General Election

THIRD DISTRICT:
Jack Barton (Democrat) has been issued a petition for the May 6th Primary
Bradley Hendrix (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Jerry Scott (Democrat) has been issued a petition for the May 6th Primary

FOURTH DISTRICT:
Charles Wayne Cantrell (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
David L. McDowell (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Bobby R. Taylor (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Jonathan Norris (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Anthony (Tony) Poss (Democrat) has been issued a petition for the May 6th Primary

FIFTH DISTRICT:
Anita Puckett (Democrat) has filed a petition for the May 6th Primary
Rick Cantrell (Democrat) has filed a petition for the May 6th Primary
Jerry Adcock (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election

SIXTH DISTRICT:
Betty Jean Atnip (Democrat) has filed her petition for the May 6th Primary
Jeffery Barnes (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Marshall Ferrell (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Danny L. McGinnis (Independent) has filed his petition for the August General Election

SEVENTH DISTRICT:
Larry Summers (Democrat) has filed his petition for the May 6th Primary
Kevin E. Robinson (Democrat) has filed a petition for the May 6th Primary

CONSTABLE (TO FILL VACANT POSITIONS)

FIRST DISTRICT:
Benjamin C. Curtis (Democrat) has been issued a petition for the May 6th Primary
Lee Plummer (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election

SECOND DISTRICT:
Chris Tramel (Republican Nominee) for the August General Election
Tony D. Lawson (Independent) has filed his petition for the August General Election
Jonathan Low (Independent) has filed his petition for the August General Election

THIRD DISTRICT:
Travis Bryant (Independent) has been issued a petition for the August General Election
Lou Ann Sanders (Independent) has been issued a petition for the August General Election

SCHOOL BOARD (ALL CANDIDATES RUN AS INDEPENDENTS OR NON-PARTISAN)

FIRST DISTRICT:
Matthew Boss has filed a petition
Danny Parkerson has been issued a petition

SECOND DISTRICT:
Charles Robinson has been issued a petition

THIRD DISTRICT:
Kenny Rhody has been issued a petition
Jonathan Willoughby has been issued a petition

SEVENTH DISTRICT:
Johnny Lattimore has been issued a petition

STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WOMAN DISTRICT 17
Jennifer Winfree (Republican) in the State Primary in August

SMITHVILLE MUNICIPAL ELECTION:
Gayla Hendrix has been issued a petition for Alderman

DOWELLTOWN MUNICIPAL ELECTION:
Ronald Griffith has been issued a petition for Alderman
Keith Farler has been issued a petition for Alderman
Brad Driver has been issued a petition for Alderman

STATE REPRESENTATIVE 40TH DISTRICT:
Krista Eickmann has been issued a petition as an Independent in the State General Election in November

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