Eric McRoy Picks Up As Democrat For Open House District 27 Seat; Richard "Cubby" Owens Picks Up For East Ridge City Court Clerk

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Eric McRoy, a technician at Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, has picked up to run for the House District 27 seat as a Democrat.

Rep. Richard Floyd announced this week that he is retiring from the Legislature.

Tommy Crangles is running as a Republican.

Richard "Cubby" Owens has picked up to run for the new post of East Ridge City Court clerk. Picking up earlier were Mark Brandt and Patricia Cassidy.

Collegedale Judge

Harry W. Miller III

Kevin Wilson Qualified

East Ridge Judge

Ryan Hanzelik

Arvin Reingold

East Ridge City Court Clerk

Mark Brandt

Patricia Cassidy

Richard "Cubby" Owens

Lookout Mountain Judge

John Higgason Jr.

Signal Mountain Judge

Mark Rothberger

General Sessions Court Judge

Division 1

Christie Mahn Sell Qualified

Rex Sparks Qualified

Division II

Larry Ables

David Bales Qualified

Division 3

Clarence Shattuck Qualified

Division 4

Lila Statom Qualified

Division 5 

Gary Starnes Qualified

East Ridge Court Clerk

Mark Brandt

Patricia Cassidy

County School Board

District 3

Greg Martin Qualified

District 5

Richard Bennett

Patrick Hampton

Karitsa Mosley Qualified

Lynn Smith

Cynthia Stanley-Cash

Jacqueline Thomas Qualified

District 8

Samevelyn Rock

David Testerman

District 9

Dean Moorhouse Qualified

Charles Stephens

Karen Farrow

State House District 26

Gerald McCormick (R)

State House District 27

Tommy Crangles (R)

Eric McRoy (D)

State House District 28

JoAnne Favors (D) Qualified

State House District 29

Mike Carter (R) Qualified

State House District 30

Marc Gravitt (R) Qualified

State Senate District 11

Bo Watson (R)

State Executive Committee District 10 D

Chris Anderson

Sandy Norris Smith

State Executive Committee District 11 D

Sandra Lusk Qualified

State Executive Committee District 11 R

Bobby Wood Qualified

Tina Benkiser


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