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10 contested offices in Long County for May 21 election

Ten elections will be contested in Long County, with two or more candidates vying for the office when voters go to the polls on May 21, 2024.

These include:

*Sheriff: incumbent Craig Nobles and Octaviano Figueroa, as Republicans; and Rondy Bacon, Democrat;

*Probate Judge: incumbent Teresa Odum and Robert "Bobby" Smith, non-partisan;

*District 1 Long County Commissioner: incumbent Gerald Blocker, Republican, and David Richardson, Democrat; 

*District 4 Commissioner: incumbent Jeremy Hall and Clifton DeLoach, both running as Republicans; 

*District 5 Commissioner: incumbent Robert Parker and Emma Strickland, Republicans;

*District 1 Board of Education (BOE): Charles "Tony" Duncan and Teresa Johnson, non-partisan

*District 2 BOE: incumbent Bruce DeLoach and Philip Davis, non-partisan

*District 3 BOE: incumbent Synita Mathis and Melissa Craft, non-partisan

*District 4 BOE: Patricia Austin, Linda DeLoach, and Pablo Perez, non-partisan

*District 5 BOE: incumbent Bryan Wingate and Julie Norman Dawson, non-partisan

Uncontested offices are as follows:

*Clerk of Superior Court-incumbent Sherry Long, Republican

*Tax Commissioner-incumbent Rebecca "Becky" Fowler, non-partisan

*Coroner-incumbent Nickey Anderson, Republican

*State Court Judge-Jeffrey Arnold, non-partisan

*Solicitor-General-incumbent Brooklyn Franklin, non-partisan

The offices for District 2 Long County Commissioner, incumbent John Boy Reddish, and District 3 Long County Commissioner James Craft, are not up for re-election on the May 21 ballot.

The election will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, with early voting in the weeks preceding the election, with those dates of early/advance voting to be printed in The Journal Sentinel.

Qualifying for these offices was held Monday-Friday, March 4-8, 2024, ending at 12 noon on Friday, March 8.