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2018 Democratic Slate for Lowndes County

Remember to vote Democratic all the way down the ticket. Don’t stop at the top like many did for Obama in 2008. Change comes in elections at every level.

For signs or other campaign materials, or to contribute to a campaign, contact the specific campaign through its link below.

Except, for Stacey Abrams signs: contact Vivian Miller Cody at 229-630-0098, or Kathryn Grant at 404-759-9959, or Dexter Sharper at 229-251-9210.

Below is a slate card. LCDP would like to print these to hand out in canvassing and to mail. That takes money, and you can help:

Scroll below the image for the links to candidate websites.


Candidates, Slate


2018 Democratic Slate for Lowndes County
(or printable PDF)
Please take to the polls and vote Democratic!

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Runoff: GA School Superintendent 2018-07-24

This Tuesday, July 24, 2018, is Runoff Election Day. Lowndes County people get to vote for one Democratic runoff: for State School Superintendent. If you haven’t already voted early, please go vote Tuesday. See Georgia My Voter Page for your precinct location.

  • OTHA E. THORNTON, JR
    PO BOX 1236
    RICHMOND HILL GA 31324
    E-mail: otha@othathornton.com
    PARTY: DEMOCRATIC
    INCUMBENT: NO
    OCCUPATION: RETIRED MILITARY OFFICER/SR TECHNOLOGIST
    QUALIFIED DATE: 03/08/2018
    WEBSITE: www.othathornton.com
  • SID CHAPMAN
    E-mail: sidforgasupt@gmail.com
    PARTY: DEMOCRATIC
    INCUMBENT: NO
    OCCUPATION: PRESIDENT OF GA ASSOC OF EDUCATORS
    QUALIFIED DATE: 03/05/2018
    WEBSITE: www.sidforsuper.com

LCDP cannot endorse a candidate in a contested Democratic election. However, we can tell you which candidates came to Lowndes County during an election.

At the Candidates Forum, Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber 2018-05-01, one candidate for State School Superintendent spoke, and that was Continue reading

Dates for Special Election for Georgia House District 175

Update 2018-03-05: Dr. Treva Gear qualified Monday March 5, 2018 to run again for District 175 in the November 2018 General Election.

Update 2018-01-13: who qualified and complete list of early voting dates and times for Lowndes and Thomas Counties.

Four candidates qualified: Democrat Dr. Treva Gear and three Republicans.

The easiest way to find out if you are in this (or any other) district is to go to Georgia My Voter Page.

See below for the dates for this special election, which was opened by the retirement of Amy Carter.

Map of Georgia House District 175

The district includes Brooks County with Quitman and Morven, parts of Thomas County with Boston and part of Thomasville, with Pavo and Barwick in between Thomas and Brooks Counties, and part of Lowndes County, with parts of Valdosta and Hahira.

Statistical Atlas, Map

Statistical Atlas, Map

See also Official U.S. Census GA 175 District Map. Continue reading