Below is a listing of local candidates on the November 2 ballot who hope to represent Clayton county, including write in candidates challenging the unopposed. If you need further information on any candidate, please refer to the AJC voter guide.
76th District: Sandra Scott (no web site) versus Gail Buckner (write in).
77th District: Darryl Jordan (I) (no web site) versus James Brown.
34th District: Valencia Seay (I) versus Zannie (Tiger) Billingslea (no web site).
District 8: Alieka Anderson (no web site) versus Michelle Lake (write in; no web site).
CANDIDATES RUNNING UNOPPOSED ARE:
County Commissioner: Sonna Singleton (District 1).
Board of Education: Pamela Anderson (District 1); Michael King (District 4); and Charlton Bivins (District 9)
Judge, Superior Court of the Clayton Judicial Circuit: Geronda V. Carter; Albert B. Collier; and John C. Carbo.
State Representative: Gloria Bromell Tinubu (60th District); Joe Heckstall (62nd District); Roberta Abdul-Salaam (74th District); Yasmin Neal (75th District); and Glenn Baker (78th District).
To vote for a write in candidate: touch the electronic voting machine screen where it says “Write-In” and a keypad will appear. Touch the letters to spell out the name of the person your wish to cast a vote for. You can view all candidates and questions listed on the sample ballot and check the county web site for early voting information.
What are your thoughts on the candidates, whether running unopposed or not? Who will get your vote on November 2, and why?
Preparation for The Grassroots Leadership Institute’s First Annual “Hands on Clayton” Empowerment Fair scheduled for Dec. 4, is underway. The Sponsorship Committee is looking for sponsors, and the Economic Development committee is searching for vendors. If you would like to connect with the Clayton community as a sponsor or vendor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or “friend” Hands on Clayton on Facebook for more information.