More qualify for 2019 county and state elections

Published 12:03 am Wednesday, January 9, 2019


NATCHEZ — Two more people filed paperwork this week in the Adams County Circuit Clerk’s office qualifying to run for positions in this year’s county elections.

Charlie Vess filed as an independent to run for the Adams County Circuit Clerk.

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Danny Barber filed as a Democrat to run for Southern District Justice Court Judge.

People interested in running in any of the county races on ballots this year have until 5 p.m. March 1 to file their applications and pay fees with the circuit clerk’s office.

Party primaries will be Aug. 6 and any necessary runoffs will be Aug. 27.

The general election will be Nov. 5 and any necessary runoffs will be Nov.


Other candidates who have qualified so far this year include:

  • For District 1 Adams County supervisor, incumbent Mike Lazarus.
  • For District 3 Adams County supervisor, incumbent Angela Gibson Hutchins.
  • For District 4 Adams County supervisor, incumbent James “Rickey” Gray.
  • For District 5 Adams County supervisor, James H. Berry Jr.
  • For Adams County Sheriff: Jerry Ford, Tom Grennell and incumbent Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten.
  • For Adams County Northern District Constable, Deselle “Mody” Davis and incumbent constable Willie B. Jones.
  • For Adams County Southern District Constable, Randy Freeman.
  • For Southern District Justice Court Judge, Lee Ford and Chris Allen Logan
  • For Northern District Justice Court Judge,  Audrey B. Minor.
  • For Adams County Circuit Clerk, Daye Dearing, Eva “E.J.” Givens and Jennifer “Lady J.” Minor Johnson.
  • Adams County Chancery Clerk, incumbent Brandi B. Lewis.
  • For Adams County Coroner, incumbent James Lee.
  • For Adams County Tax Assessor Michael Pace.
  • For Adams County Attorney Lisa J. Chandler
  • For Sixth Circuit Court District Attorney, incumbent Ronnie Harper.