Elections 2020: Qualifying results for Rockdale County candidates

March 12, 20203min1241
Elections 2020
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The qualifying period for candidates seeking offices in Rockdale County ended on Friday, March 6, with six unopposed races already decided in the May 19 primary.

The incumbents who will face no challengers and will retain their seats are: State Court Judge Nancy Bills; Tax Commissioner Tisa Smart Washington; Coroner George Levett; Rockdale Board of Education Post 1 member Mandy North; Rockdale Board of Education, Post 3 member

Wales Barksdale; and Rockdale Board of Education, Post 4 memberHeather Duncan.

Meanwhile, the Rockdale Sheriff’s race will have more candidates than any local contest on the ballot. Sheriff Eric Levett is facing four opponents in the May 19 Democratic primary.

In other local Rockdale races, Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., who serves as the county’s chief executive, will face two challengers.  Three candidates also are seeking to succeed Clerk of Superior Courts Ruth Wilson, who is retiring this month.

Here’s a look at all of the candidates seeking local offices. No Republicans are running for the following seats:

Sheriff

Eric Levett, Incumbent

  1. Charles Burris

Donald Ferguson

Corey Hambrick)

Moses Perdue

 

Board of Commissioners, Chair

Oz Nesbitt, Incumbent

Brian Jenkins

Katrina McCollum Young

 

Board of Commissioners, Post 1

Sherri Washington, Incumbent

Takela Levett

Renee Simpson

 

Clerk of Superior Court

Sharif Fulcher

Mallory Minor

Janice Morris

 

Chief Magistrate Judge DEM

Phinia Aten, Incumbent

Justin Kinney

 

Probate Court Judge DEM

Clarence Cuthpert, Incumbent

Kathy Harvey

 

State Court Judge*

Nancy Bills, Incumbent

 

Tax Commissioner*

Tisa Smart Washington, Incumbent

 

Coroner*

George Levett, Incumbent

 

 

The following candidates qualified in the non-partisan races:

 

Rockdale Board of Education, Post 1*

Mandy North, Incumbent

 

Rockdale Board of Education, Post 2

Pam Brown, Incumbent

Thadeus Darby

 

Rockdale Board of Education, Post 3*

Wales Barksdale, Incumbent

 

Rockdale Board of Education, Post 4*

Heather Duncan, Incumbent

 

Rockdale Board of Education, Post 5 (to succeed incumbent Tony Dowdy)

Akita Palmer

Lara Parker

Albert Murray

 

(*) Denotes incumbents who will face no challengers in the upcoming elections and therefore are the winners.

 

 

 

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One comment

  • Major Tucker

    July 14, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Appreciate all the information. Easy and understandable, good job.

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