Cleveland Mayor Rowland Unopposed; 3 Council Members Have Opponents

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Longtime Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland is unopposed for another term, but three Cleveland Council members have opposition.

Jonathan Porter is trying to unseat Richard Banks for Councilman At Large. Floyd Wade Jr. is running against Councilman Charlie McKenzie in District 1, and Lasala Webb Upton is going against incumbent Bill Estes in District 2.

For Bradley Council School Board, Vicki Beaty is unopposed in District 2. Dianna Ball Calfee is opposing board member Troy Weathers in District 4. Cristy Critchfield has opposition from Tammy Magouirk in District 6.

Out of four Cleveland School Board races, only one incumbent has opposition. Incumbent Richard Shaw is opposed by Charles Cogdill in District 1. Dawn Robinson, Peggy Pesterfield and Chairman Tom Cloud have no opposition.

Dan Howell and Adam Lowe qualified to run for the House District 22 seat held now held by Eric Watson, who is running for sheriff.

House District 22

Dan Howell (R)

Adam Lowe (R)

House District 24

Kevin Brooks (R) (Incumbent)

Cleveland Mayor

Tom Rowland

Cleveland Council At Large

Richard Banks

Jonathan Porter

Cleveland Council District 1

Floyd Wade Jr.

Charlie McKenzie

Cleveland Council District 2

Lasala Webb Upton

Bill Estes

Bradley County School Board

District 2

Vicki Jan Beaty

District 4

Troy Lee Weathers

Dianna Ball Calfee

District 6

Christy Critchfield

Tammy Magouirk

Cleveland School Board At Large

Charles Cogdill 

Richard Shaw (Incumbent)

Cleveland School Board District 3

Dawn Robinson

Cleveland School Board District 4

Peggy Pesterfield

Cleveland School Board District 5

Tom Cloud

Charleston City Council

4-Year Term

Walter Goode

To Fill An Unexpired Term

Francis McCartney

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