The Valdosta Daily Times
A few new candidates filed Wednesday to qualify in the Nov. 5 municipal elections in Lowndes County.
Meanwhile, after three days of qualifying, no one has filed to run for three open, at-large seats for the Remerton City Council. Qualifying continues today and Friday.
Filing to qualify Wednesday are:
— John Hogan for Valdosta City Council District 2. Earlier this week, Sandra J. Tooley also qualified for this seat. The seat is currently held by incumbent Diedra White.
— Richard S. Miller filed as a challenger for Valdosta City Council District 6 to incumbent Robert Yost who filed earlier this week.
— Traci Selph Davis filed for the special election for Hahira City Council District 2. Kenneth Davis filed earlier this week.
Other candidates filing to qualify earlier this week are:
— Valdosta City Council District 4: incumbent Alvin Payton Jr.; Junior S. Jackson.
— Valdosta School Board District 1: Lizzie Shumphard; Edgar Cornelius Tooley. Incumbent Annie Fisher is not seeking reelection.
— Valdosta School Board District 2: incumbent Vanassa Flucas.
— Valdosta School Board District 3: incumbent Warren Lee.
— Dasher Mayor: incumbent G.R. Holton.
— Dasher City Council Post 1: incumbent Julian Copeland.
— Dasher City Council Post 2: incumbent Donald Bryan.
— Hahira Mayor: Former District 2 City Council member Bruce Cain, sitting City Council member Rose Adams, incumbent Mayor Wayne Bullard.
— Hahira City Council District 1: incumbent Terry C. Benjamin.
— Hahira City Council District 4: H. Mason Barfield.
— Lake Park Mayor: incumbent Eric Schindler.
— Lake Park City Council, with four at-large seats: Ronald Carter, Paul Mulkey. No incumbents had filed to qualify by Wednesday.
Qualifying continues during office hours today and through 4:30 p.m. Friday, Lowndes County Board of Elections, 2808 N. Oak St. More information: Call (229) 671-2850; or fax (229) 333-5199; or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Meanwhile, citizens may register to vote up to 30 days prior to the Nov. 5 election. Early voting starts Oct. 14.
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