Candidates needed for 2018 General Election

You have until noon this Friday, March 9, 2018 to qualify to run in the General Election November 6, 2018. If not you, how about somebody you know?

Do you want to register to vote, or register someone else to vote? You can do that online.

Georgia Statehouse

Here’s how to find your Georgia statehouse district.

If you want to run, you need to get up to Atlanta this week: Room 230, Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St SW, Atlanta, GA 30334.

  • Treva Gear qualified Monday March 5, 2018 to run again for District 175 (east Thomas County, Brooks County, west Lowndes County). Here are videos of her speaking at the January 2018 LCDP meeting.
  • Dexter Sharper announced late Sunday evening on his facebook page that he is running again for District 177 (Valdosta).
  • Who will run for Georgia House 174 (south Lowndes County, Echols and Clinch Counties, and parts of Ware and Charlton Counties)?
  • Who will run for Georgia House District 176 (northeast Lowndes, Lanier and Atkinson Counties, and north Ware County)?
  • Who will run for Georgia Senate District 8 (Lowndes, Echols, Clinch, Lanier, Cook, Brooks, and east Thomas Counties)?

Lowndes County Georgia State House Districts

Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC)

Who will run for Georgia Public Service Commission District 1, which includes all of south Georgia? Tired of paying for the way-late, far-overbudget, and never cost-effective Plant Vogtle nuclear boondoggle? Want solar power now? Run for PSC or convince somebody to do so!

Probably you qualify at the same place as for statehouse offices.

Georgia Public Service Commission Districts

Lowndes County Board of Education (LBOE)

Who will run for Lowndes County School Board?

You can qualify until noon Friday March 9, 2018, at the Lowndes County Board of Elections, 2808 N. Oak St., Valdosta, GA 31601.

  • District 1 (northeast with Mt. Olive, Barretts, and Moody AFB)?
  • District 2 (northwest with most of Hahira)?
  • District 3 (southwest with Clyattville)?

Lowndes County School Board Districts

Lowndes County Board of Commissioners (LCC)

One more Democrat would make a three-seat majority on the Lowndes County Commission. Maybe then we would see agenda packets before meetings, and maybe even real discussion in the Commission meetings.

You can qualify until noon Friday March 9, 2018, at the Lowndes County Board of Elections, 2808 N. Oak St., Valdosta, GA 31601.

  • Demarcus Marshall is running for re-election in Lowndes County Commission Superdistrict 4 (east). Superdistrict 5 (west) is not up for election this year.
  • Joyce Evans won again last time in District 1 (most of Valdosta and Naylor).
  • Who will run for Lowndes County Commission seat 2 (North, including Hahira and north Valdosta)?
  • Who will run for Lowndes County Commission and 3 (South, also including VSU)?

    Lowndes County Commission Districts

U.S. Congress

You can help elect the two Democrats running for U.S. Congress who have spoken at LCDP meetings. To find out which district you are in, see Georgia MyVote page.

This is not an election year for U.S. Senate for Georgia, but you can help elect a U.S. Representative, or two!

You can become an LCDP member or renew today to help elect Democrats!

About the Lowndes County Democratic Party

The Lowndes County Democratic Party:

  • promotes development of Party organization and activities
  • seeks and encourages qualified candidates for public office
  • supports Democratic nominees
  • performs such election functions as are required by law
  • maintains appropriate records, promotes and adds logistical support to the State Affirmative Action program
  • raises funds for the above purposes

Contact

J.D. Rice, Chair
229-506-0842
Lowndes County Democratic Party
P.O. Box 4198
Valdosta, GA 31604
lowndesdems@gmail.com
http://lowndesdems.org
https://www.facebook.com/lowndesdems
https://twitter.com/LowndesDems