If you are thinking of running for one of the open school board seats, time to get that done is running out! The deadline is noon TODAY, Friday, May 25, 2012!
Here’s the latest from the Dunwoody ‘Patch’ on the upcoming summer elections –
The DeKalb County voter’s office has updates on who has qualified for the ballots through Wednesday.
Elaine Boyer has qualified for the District 1 Board of Commissioner seat, according to the DeKalb voter’s office. She registered through the county’s Republican Party, per the guidelines for DeKalb’s partisan candidates.
DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis will face challenges from within the Democratic Party. Gregory Adams and Jerome Edmondson have qualified.
Sheriff Thomas Brown Jr. has qualified to run as an incumbent.
In the non-partisan races, Paul Womack will face challengers for his seat on the DeKalb County Board of Education. Tom Gilbert, Jim Kinney and Jim McMahan have qualified for the District 4 race.
In District 2, Don McChesney will face Marshall Orson. In District 6, Denise Etienne McGill and Terrilyn C. Rivers-Cannon are running against Melvin Johnson.
In the State Legislature, Rep. Tom Taylor, (R), and Sen. Fran Millar, (R), have qualified for the ballot.
Jim McMahon, a Sagmore parent and PTA rep for the district has also qualified for District 4.
Denise Etienne McGill and Terrilyn C. Rivers-Cannon qualified yesterday to run in District 6.
Don McChesney (District 2 incumbent) qualified yesterday to run.
Pam Speaks (District 8 incumbent) qualified yesterday as well.