Qualifying began for several parish offices
Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 10, 2008
VIDALIA — The beginning of the end of Concordia Parish’s year-long election process began Wednesday with qualifying for several elections.
Elections slated for this cycle include Seventh Judicial Court judges for both divisions “A” and “B,” district attorney for the Seventh Judicial Court, and justice of the peace and constable for districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5A and 5B.
The primary for this election will be Oct. 4.
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Qualifying will continue between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. today and Friday at the Concordia Parish Clerk of Court’s Office at 4001 Carter Street, Suite 5, in Vidalia.
Those who qualified Wednesday include:
4For Seventh Judicial District Court judge, division A: Democrat John Reeves, of Jonesville.
4For Seventh Judicial District Court judge, division B: Democrat Leo Boothe, of Ferriday.
4For Seventh Judicial District Court district attorney: “Brad” Burget, of Vidalia, Andy Magoun, of Monterey, and Ronnie McMillin, of Vidalia.
All three candidates are running as Democrats.
4For justice of the peace, District 2: Democrat Frank Duson, of Vidalia.
4For justice of the peace, District 3: Democrat Juanita G. Irvin, of Vidalia, and Republican Russell Wagoner, of Vidalia.
4For justice of the peace, District 4: Jerry Stallings, of Ferriday.
4For justice of the peace, District 5B: Democrat Levear Book, of Monterey.
4For constable, District 1: Republican Charlie Quimby, of Ferriday.
4For constable, District 2: Democrat Rickey Hollins, of Vidalia.
4For constable, District 4: Democrat George Sewell, of Vidalia.
4For constable, District 5A: Republican John H. Cowan, of Ferriday.
4For constable, District 5B: Democrat Jerry Lipsey, of Monterey.
4No one has qualified yet for justice of the peace in district 1 or district 5A or for constable in district 3.