Races Shaping Up For Bradley County Commission, Other Posts

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Races are shaping up for the Bradley County Commission and other top county positions for the May primary.

The qualifying deadline is Thursday at noon.

A top battle pits Sheriff Eric Watson against former Capt.

Steve Lawson.

Circuit Court Clerk Gayla Miller has competition from Jeff Young.

All commission members are running again except for Mark Hall, who has qualified for the state House District 24 contest.

Louie Alford, Mike Hughes, Milan Blake, Thomas Crye, Johnny Mull, Howard Thompson, Jeff Yarber and Bill Winters do not yet have opposition.

County Mayor

County Mayor D. Gary Davis Qualified

Sheriff

Sheriff Eric Watson R Qualified

Steve Lawson R Qualified

Circuit Court Clerk

Dewayne Hicks R

Clerk Gayla Miller R Qualified

Jeff Young R Qualified

County Clerk 

Donna Simpson R Qualified

Trustee

Trustee Mike Smith R Qualified

Register of Deeds

Register Dina Swafford Qualified

Road Superintendent

Superintendent Sandra Collins R

Bradley County Commission

1A

Rick Bice Qualified

Justin Davis

Dennis Epperson Qualified

Incumbent Terry Caywood 

1B 

Incumbent Mike Hughes Qualified

2A

Chairman Louie Alford Qualified

2B 

Incumbent Thomas Crye Qualified

Zach Kilby

Christopher Scoggins

3A

Incumbent Milan Blake Qualified

3B

Incumbent Johnny Mull Qualified

4A

Alex Morrow Qualified

Incumbent Charlotte Peak Qualified

4B

Incumbent Howard Thompson Qualified

5A

Jerry Cross Qualified

Incumbent Bobby Goins Qualified

5B 

Incumbent Jeff Yarber Qualified

6A

Tim Mason Qualified

Iincumbent Dan Rawls Qualified

James O. Taylor 

6B

Erica Davis Qualified

Cody Herron

Tommy Ledford Qualified

Incumbent Robert Rominger Qualified

7A

Floyd Clevenger

Tammy Davis

Incumbent Mark Hall

Blake McPherson

Kevin Raper Qualified

Joshua Watson Rogers Qualified

7B

Debbie Williams

Incumbent Bill Winters Qualified

Constables

Constable 1 Charles Carroll, Jeffery Lewis, Garry D. Moore Q

Constable 2 Richard Alford, Jimmy Kendrick Jr. Q, Robert C. Patton, Tony Whitener

Constable 3 Jason Corum Q

Constable 4 Larry Curry, Wayne Henry Q

Constable 5 Steve Anderson Q

Constable 6 Tim Colbaugh Q, Charles Dunson, Dewayne Hicks Q, Rob Jensen Q

Constable 7 Brent Runyon Q


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