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Stories Added - January 1, 2008 - January 13, 2008
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Filing ends for Primary Election
Houston County Courier - January 2008
By Daphne Hereford, Managing Editor

Candidates vying for a county office in the upcoming Tuesday, March 4 Primary Election had until Wednesday, Jan. 2 to file as a candidate.

County offices that will be included in the Primary Election are district attorney, county attorney, county commissioners Pct. 1 and Pct. 3, sheriff, county tax-assessor collector, constables Pct. 1 and Pct. 2, Democratic and Republican party chairmen.

Democratic Party
Tax Assessor/Collector
Danette Millican, incumbent

Daphne Session

Constable Precinct 1

Jimbo Rains
Harry Jackson

Constable Precinct 2

Bob Luce

Commissioner Precinct 1

Jerry McLeod, incumbent
Russell Kellum

Commissioner Precinct 3

Pat Perry, incumbent
Claude Watson

Democratic Party
Bill Holcomb

Republican Party Candidates


Darrel E. Bobbitt, incumbent

District Attorney

Donna Gordon Kaspar
David E. Cevantes, incumbent

James H. "Jim" Ashworth

Constable Precinct 1

Billy Jones
Morris E. Luker

Constable Precinct 2

Kenneth "Red" Smith, incumbent

Commissioner Precinct 1

Billy Christian
Roger Dickey

Republican Party
Joni K. Clonts

The first day voters can apply for ballot by mail is Friday, Jan. 4 and the last day is Tuesday, Feb. 26.

The last day a resident can register to vote is Monday, Feb. 4.

Early Voting will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 19 and continue through Friday, Feb. 29.

The candidates from each party who prevail in the Primary will face each other in the November election.





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