Collegedale, East Ridge May Have Contested Judge Races; 2 Pick Up For New East Ridge Elected Court Clerk Post

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Attorney Harry W. Miller III has picked up papers to run for Collegedale judge. The longtime judge, Kevin Wilson, has also picked up.

In East Ridge, attorney Ryan Hanzelik is challenging Judge Arvin Reingold.

Lookout Mountain Judge John Higgason Jr. and Signal Mountain Judge Mark Rothberger thus far do not have opposition.

Patricia Cassidy and Mark Brandt have picked up for the new position of elected court clerk in East Ridge. 

Six people have indicated interest in running for the open District 5 seat on the County School Board. They are Richard Bennett, Patrick Hampton, Karitsa Mosley, Lynn Smith, Jacqueline Thomas and Cynthia Stanley-Cash. Jeffrey Wilson is not running again.

Samevelyn Rock is challenging David Testerman in District 8.

In District 9, potential candidates are Dean Moorhouse and Charles Stephens. Mike Evatt currently serves.

Collegedale Judge

Harry W. Miller III

Kevin Wilson

East Ridge Judge

Ryan Hanzelik

Arvin Reingold

Lookout Mountain Judge

John Higgason Jr.

Signal Mountain Judge

Mark Rothberger

General Sessions Court Judge

Division 1

Christie Mahn Sell

Rex Sparks

Division II

Larry Ables

David Bales

Division 3

Clarence Shattuck

Division 4

Lila Statom

Division 5 

Gary Starnes

East Ridge Court Clerk

Mark Brandt

Patricia Cassidy

County School Board

District 3

Greg Martin

District 5

Richard Bennett

Patrick Hampton

Karitsa Mosley

Lynn Smith

Cynthia Stanley-Cash

Jacqueline Thomas 

District 8

Samevelyn Rock

David Testerman

District 9

Dean Moorhouse

Charles Stephens

State House District 26

Gerald McCormick

State House District 27

Richard Floyd

State House District 28

JoAnne Favors

State House District 29

Mike Carter

State House District 30

Marc Gravitt

State Senate District 11

Bo Watson

State Executive Committee District 10 D

Chris Anderson

Sandy Norris Smith

State Executive Committee District 11 D

Sandra Lusk

State Executive Committee District 11 R

Bobby Wood





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