When qualifying ended Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the Nov. 5 town elections, races were set in the City of Jefferson for the mayor’s position, a city council district and a board of education seat.
In the mayor’s race, incumbent city councilman Roy Plott and former police chief Darren Glenn will face off.
In the District 4 city council race, incumbent Kathy DuBose and Malcolm Gramley will be on the ballot.
In the District 4 board of education race, incumbent Derrell Crowe and Blanche McCreary will be on the ballot. Other Jefferson council seats and two BOE seats will also to be on the ballot, but only one person qualified for each of the positions. They are:
District 2: Incumbent Mark Mobley.
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Chairman: Incumbent Ronnie Hopkins.
District 2: Incumbent Janice Wilbanks.
In the other Jackson County towns, contested races won't be happening because only one person qualified for each seat on the ballot. They are:
Ward 1: Incumbent Kathleen Bush.
Ward 3: Incumbent Charlie Howington.
Two at large council seats: Max Whitlock and incumbent Howard Wilbanks. Incumbent Bobby Crawford didn’t qualify.
There will also be a referendum for the sale of alcohol on the ballot.
Mayor: Incumbent Doug Haynie.
Five council members: Incumbents Ron Smith, Cindy Bone, Dean Bentley, Tom Hayes and Debbie Gammon.
Mayor: Incumbent Theresa Kenerly.
Post 2: Incumbent Jim Higginbottom.
No one qualified in the Post 1 position that Sandie Romer currently holds. According to the new charter, the position will be dissolved and the council will be comprised of four members.
Mayor: Incumbent Bill Orr.
District 2: Incumbent Peggy Slappy.
District 4: Rhonda Stites. Incumbent Dudley Ray did not qualify.
Mayor: Jill Elliott. Incumbent Mayor Larry Joe Wood died last week.
Post 3: Jill Miller.
Post 4: Incumbent Michael “Trapper” Brissey.
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