Qualifying Wrap Up – Lowndes County Commission

Board of Elections

The qualifying season is over and it has been a lively one. The extended qualifying for Lowndes County Board of Commissioners District Three yielded three additional candidates for a total of four.

Office

Name

Incumbant Status

Party

Date
County Commission 3

Mark Wisenbaker

No

R

3/3/14
County Commission 3

Thomas Sims

No

R

3/11/14
County Commission 3

Don Thieme

No

D

3/11/14
County Commission 3

Tom Hochschild

No

D

3/11/14

The qualifying for the special election to fill the unexpired term in County Commission District 5 also yielded four candidates but one withdrew before qualifying even closed.
District 5 is a non-partisan election because it is a special election.

Office

Name

Notes
County Commission District 5

Roger Christie

withdrawn
County Commission District 5

Clay Griner

Changed from District 2
County Commission District 5

Norman Bennett

County Commission District 5

Gretchen Quarterman

In the end, the Lowndes County Commission will have a very different make up come January 2015. The actual election outcomes will be decided on the following dates:

Office

Date

Reason
District 2

May 20

Only Republicans qualified
District 3

November 4

Both Republicans and Democrats Qualified
District 4

May 20

Only one Democrat qualified
District 5

May 20
July 22 runoff (if necessary)

Special election to fill unexpired term

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