Bankston May Have Opposition In County Commission District 9

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Melinda Bone, a Democrat, has picked up papers to run for County Commission District 9.

Republican Chester Bankston is the incumbent.

County Commission

District 1

Randy Fairbanks (R) Qualified

Fred Skillern (R) Qualified

District 2

Jim Fields (R) Qualified

District 3

Marty Haynes (R) Qualified

District 4 

Warren Mackey (D)

Kirkland Robinson (D) Qualified

Pam Ladd (D)

District 5

Greg Beck (D) Qualified

Isiah Hester (D) Qualified

District 6

Joe Graham (R) Qualified

John Allen Brooks (D)

District 7

Pat Fountain (D)

Ezra Maize (D) Qualified

Perry Perkins (R) Qualified

Phil Smartt (R) Qualified

John R. Taylor Sr. (D)

Sabrena Turner (R) Qualified

District 8

Curtis Adams (R) Qualified

Tim Boyd (R) Qualified

Brent Lambert (R) Qualified

Rusty Munger Jr. (D) Qualified

Kenny Smith (D) Qualified

District 9 

Chester Bankston (R) Qualified

Melinda Bone (D)

County Mayor 

Jim Coppinger (R) Qualified

Richard Ford (I)

Basil Marceaux (R)

Sheriff

Jim Hammond (R) Qualified

Chris Harvey (R) Qualified

County Clerk

Bill Knowles (R) Qualified

Trustee

Bill Hullander (R) Qualified

Register of Deeds

Ryan Epperson (R) Qualified

Pam Hurst (R) Qualified

Paul Parker (R)

Criminal Court Clerk

Vince Dean (R) Qualified

Gwen Tidwell (D)

Brian White (D) Qualified

Circuit Court Clerk

Larry Henry (R) Qualified

Ron Parson (R) Qualified

Juvenile Court Clerk

Gary Behler (R) Qualified

Public Defender

Steve Smith (R)

District Attorney

Neal Pinkston Qualified

Criminal Court Judge

Division 1

Barry Steelman (R) Qualified

Division 2

Rebecca Stern (R) Qualified

Division 3

Don Poole (D) Qualified

Juvenile Court Judge

Rob Philyaw (R) Qualified

Yolanda Mitchell (D) Qualified

Circuit Court Judge

Division 1

J.B. Bennett (R)

Stuart James (D)

Catherine Cate White (R) Qualified

Division 2

Jeff Hollingsworth (R) Qualified

Division 3

Marie Williams (R) Qualified

Division 4

Neil Thomas (R) Qualified

Chancellor

Part 1

Pam Fleenor (R) Qualified

Joe Manuel (R)

Part 2

Jeff Atherton (R) Qualified

City Court

Division 1

Sherry Paty Qualified

Division 2

Russell Bean Qualified


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