Man qualifies for justice court race

DTL Staff
Staff Writer

A Clay County resident qualifies to run for one of the county’s two Justice Court judgeships.

Carl Carter, of 205 Quail Ridge Road, qualified Friday afternoon to run against incumbent Thomas Hampton for the District 1 Justice Court seat.
Carter is running as a Democrat.
Qualifying opened Jan. 2 and continues until 5 p.m. March 1

The Democratic and Republican primaries are Aug. 6 with runoffs three weeks later if necessary.

The winners of the party nominations face off in the Nov. 5 general election and take office Jan. 1, 2020.

All the candidates who qualified so far are running as Democrats.

The qualifiers include :

District 1 Supervisor: Henry “Gene” Brown, Incumbent Lynn Horton, and Marion McClenton.

District 2 Supervisor: Incumbent Luke Lummus.

District 3 Supervisor: Incumbent R.B. Davis, Willie S. “Lobo” Dean, and Heath Donahoo.

District 4 Supervisor: Incumbent Shelton Deanes, Jerry Randle;

District 5 Supervisor: Incumbent Joe Chandler , Jimmy McKee, and Bill Tribble.

Circuit Court Clerk: Wendy Fuller, Kim Brown Hood, Barbara Jean Spraggins, Jimmy Taggart.

Sheriff: Incumbent Eddie Scott, Jeromiah Staten.

Chancery Court Clerk: Incumbent Amy Berry.

Tax Assessor: Deputy Tax Assessor Porsha Johnson Lee.

Coroner: Incumbent Alvin Carter.

Justice Court Judge District 1: Carl Carter; Incumbent Thomas Hampton;

Justice Court District 2: Incumbent Chris McBrayer.

County Prosecutor: Incumbent Michelle Easterling.

Constables: Incumbents Sherman Ivy and Lewis Stafford.