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Candidates who qualified early

The following candidates had qualified as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Secretary of State’s website at Incumbents are designated with an asterisk (*).

U.S. Senate: Cheryl Copeland, James Knox and John F. Coyne III (Democrat), and Johnny Isakson* and Derrick Grayson (Republican).

State Senate, District 1: Ben Watson* (Republican)

State Senate, District 19: Delvis Dutton and Blake Tillery (Republican)

State Representative, District 164: Ron Stephens* (Republican)

State Representative, District 167: Jeff Jones* (Republican)

State Representative, District 168: Al Williams* (Democrat)

Liberty County Commissioners Chairman, District 7: Donald Lovette* (Democrat)

Liberty County commissioners, District 4: Ted W. Eby (Republican)

Liberty County commissioners, District 5: Gary Gilliard* (Democrat)

Liberty County commissioners, District 6: Eddie J. Walden* (Democrat)

Liberty County coroner: Reginald L. Pierce Sr.* (Democrat)

Liberty County probate judge: Nancy Kitchings Aspinwall* (Democrat)

Liberty County sheriff: Will Bowman, Lamar Cook and Stephen C. Sikes* (Democrat), and Robert A. Brooks Jr. (Republican)

Liberty County BoE, District 1: Verdell D. Jones*

Liberty County BoE, District 2: Carolyn R. Carter*

Liberty County BoE, District 3: Carol Guyett*

Liberty County State Court judge: Leon M. Braun Jr.*

Liberty County solicitor: Jeffery N. Osteen*

Liberty County chief magistrate: Melinda Anderson* and Kenneth Wells (Democrat)

Long County commissioners, District 1: David Richardson (Democrat)

Long County commissioners, District 2: Charles Robert Brady and Robert A. Long* (Democrat)

Long County commissioners, District 3: Walt Pelton (Democrat)

Long County commissioners, District 4: Clifton L. Deloach* (Republican)

Long County commissioners, District 5: Randall L. Klingensmith (party listed as “unknown”)

Long County clerk of Superior Court: Sherry Long* (Democrat)

Long County coroner: Emmett M. Patterson Jr. (Democrat)

Long County probate judge: Bobby Harrison Smith and Teresa L. Odum

Long County sheriff: Craig Nobles* (Democrat)

Long County BoE, District 2: Dr. Carolyn L. Williamson

Long County BoE, District 4: Linda Sasser Deloach

Long County State Court judge: Jeffery L. Arnold*

See Sunday’s Courier for a complete list of candidates for the May 24 general primary.

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