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Update: Six Candidate File to Run for Local Office


Update:The primary election date and general election dates were wrong in the original post and have been corrected in this post.

While many are being inundated with the Presidential Election news and the candidates who are seeking the highest office in the nation, and perhaps the world, Madison’s local candidates file the necessary documents to run for local offices.

Local Offices that will appear on the ballot in 2016 are:

Office Incumbent

Clerk of Court Tim Sanders (D)

Sheriff Benjamin Stewart (NPA)

Property Appraiser Leigh B. Barfield (D)

Tax Collector Lisa B. Tuten (D)

Supervisor of Elections Thomas “Tommy” Hardee (NPA)

County Commission District 1 Justin Hamrick (D)

County Commission District 3 Ronnie Moore (D)

County Commission District 5 Rick Davis (D)

Superintendent of School Doug Brown (D)

School Board District 2 Kenneth D. Hall

School Board District 4 Karen Pickles

Greenville Group 1 Kovacherich Arnold

Greenville Group 2 Elesta Pritchett

Greenville Group 5 Alphonso Young

Madison City Commission 2 Ina Thompsaon

Madison City Commission 3 Jim Catron

Town of Lee Group 1 Shirley ConRoden

Town of Lee Group 2 Edwin McMullen

Town of Lee Group 3 Shirley Yeager

To date only the following have filed to run for local County offices:

Name Office

William Washington (R) Clerk of Court

Rick Davis (D) County Commission District 5

Leigh Barfield (D) Property Appraiser

Benjamin Stewart (NPA) Sheriff

Thomas Hardee (NPA) Supervisor of Elections

Lisa Tuten (D) Tax Collector

Clerk of Court Tim Sanders and Superintendent of Schools Doug Brown have announced they will not seek re-election at the end of their current term ending in November 2016.

The Election date for the City of Madison and the Town of Greenville will be held on March 15, 2016.

The Primary election will be held on August 30, 2016 with the General Election being held on November 8, 2016. Qualifying for local office is noon June 20, 2016 thur noon June 24, 2016.

Those interested in running for local office may drop into the Supervisor of Elections Office at 239 SW Pinckney St., Madison of visit www.votemadison.com


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