Livingston County Primary Election News
2014 is an election year for several key offices in Livingston County. The May 20th Primary Election will include some offices where the candidate will be in the position of being unopposed.
Those uncontested offices include Elisha Hubbard Harp, PVA, Billy Riley, County Attorney, Benji Guill, Jailer, Sonya Williams, Livingston County Clerk, Dennis Jones, Constable District 1, Gary Ivy, Constable District 2, and Phillip Ramage, Constable District 3.
Terry Stringer, Magistrate District 1 and Franklin Walker Magistrate District 2 are also unopposed.
Incumbent Brent Ferrell will oppose Brad Hunter for the Magistrate District 3 position. Incumbent Marvin Buford will run against two opponents, Garrett Gruber and Harry Van Smith for Magistrate District 4.
In the Judge Executive position, Incumbent Chris Lasher will run against Ashley Hardin. The race for Livingston County Coroner will have Jeff Armstrong running against James “Jimmy” Lamb.
In the Livingston County Sheriff’s race Incumbent Bobby Davidson will be running against John Driskill and Larry O’Neal, Jr.
Each of these candidates have something unique to bring to the office. We will try to keep you informed of any debates the candidates may have scheduled as they become available to us.
It is the responsibility of each citizen to try to learn all we can about each candidate so that the best officials possible can be elected to the offices. Several candidates will be running campaign ads in the Ledger. Please read their ads and don’t be afraid to ask questions if you do not understand their position on any subject discussed.
August 12, 2014 is the deadline for Non-Partisan School Board Candidates to file for The November 2014 General Election. We will bring you more information on those when they become available.