Qualifying is still underway this week at the courthouse, but several candidates have already qualified for various seats as of Thursday afternoon. For the school board, four candidates have qualified, Gregory Ryan Edge for District 1, Allen David Edwards II for District 2 and Charles Robert Gerard and Robert E. Adams Jr. for the special election for District 4.
Three candidates have qualified for commission District 1, including Roosevelt Willis, Mark Lennon and Timothy Daniel. For commission District 2, Russell Hayward "Peter" Potter has qualified.
Election season is coming early this year due to scheduling changes approved by the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate in House Bill 310. Several local seats are up for election, including two commissioner seats, four board of education positions and city council seats for Concord and Molena.
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