Two more candidates qualify in county elections

Published 12:30 am Wednesday, January 23, 2019


NATCHEZ — More candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for county elections coming up later this year.

The most recent candidates to qualify by filing paperwork in the Adams County Circuit Clerk’s office include:

  • David Lee Blanton, who filed as an independent to run for District 5 Adams County supervisor.
  • Lydia Roberta Blackmon, who filed as a Democrat to run for Adams County Prosecuting Attorney.

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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. 26.

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.; and incumbent Calvin Butler;
  • For Adams County Sheriff: Jerry Ford, Tom Grennell and incumbent Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten; and Brian Seyfarth.
  • For Adams County Northern District Constable, Deselle “Mody” Davis and incumbent constable Willie B. Jones.
  • For Adams County Southern District Constable, Randy Freeman and Chris Allen Logan.
  • For Southern District Justice Court Judge, Danny Barber and Lee Ford.
  • For Northern District Justice Court Judge, incumbent Patricia F. Dunmore, incumbent; Audrey B. Minor.
  • For Adams County Circuit Clerk, Daye Dearing; Eva “E.J.” Givens; Jennifer “Lady J.” Minor Johnson; Charlie Vess; and Jason Wisner.
  • For 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.