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15 qualify for local primaries

The field has been cast in the upcoming countywide elections with 14 Republicans and one Democratic candidate. For Revenue Commissioner, Chuck Patterson has no opposition and for Covington County BOE, place 5, long-time board member Jimmy Prestwood has no opponent either.  For County Commission, District 3, Tony Holmes faces no opposition. For Covington County Commission Chairman, incumbent Greg White, former chairman Bill Godwin and current commissioner Kyle Adams qualified to seek election in that position.

For County Commission District 1, incumbent Kenneth Northey will face former commissioner Kent Colquett.

For Commissioner, District 2, incumbent Joe Barton will face Michael Barton and Michael Smith in the Republican primary. The winner of that race will face Dr. Jackie Woods, a Democrat, in the General Election.

For Commissioner, District 4, Donald Clark, Tommy McGaha and Stephanie Snodgrass have qualified.

The primaries are March 3, 2020.