Ballot Box Breakdown
October 24, 2018
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Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018, let’s take a moment to have a full breakdown on who (and what) will be on the ballot for DeKalb County voters this November.

In addition to the many names on the ballot this year, you will also be able to write-in a candidate for any given office if you choose to do so.

Whether or not every one of the people below will be included on your ballot depends on your state house, state senate and state board district. Please visit capwiz.com/state-al/home to be sure of who your state legislators are.

Governor: Walt Maddox (Democrat), Kay Ivey (Republican)

Lieutenant Governor: Will Boyd (Democrat), Will Ainsworth (Republican)

US Representative (4th Congressional District): Lee Auman (Democrat), Robert Aderholt (Republican)

Attorney General: Joseph Siegelman (Democrat), Steve Marshall (Republican)

State Senate, District 8: Steve Livingston (Republican) is unopposed

State Senate, District 9: Clay Scofield (Republican) is unopposed

State Senate, District 10: Andrew Jones (Republican), Craig Ford (Independent)

State Representative, District 23: Tommy Hanes (Republican) is unopposed

State Representative, District 24: Nathaniel Ledbetter (Republican) is unopposed

State Representative, District 26: Kerry Rich (Republican) is unopposed

State Representative, District 27: Bill Jones (Democrat), Wes Kitchens (Republican)

State Representative, District 29: Jared Millican (Democrat), Becky Nordgren (Republican)

State Representative, District 39: Ginny Shaver (Republican) is unopposed

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: Bob Vance (Democrat), Tom Parker (Republican)

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 1: Sarah Hicks Stewart (Republican) is unopposed

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 2: Tommy Bryan (Republican) is unopposed

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 3: Will Sellers (Republican) is unopposed

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 4: Donna Wesson Smalley (Democrat), Jay Mitchell (Republican)

Court of Civil Appeals Judge, Place 1: Christy Olinger Edwards (Republican) is unopposed

Court of Civil Appeals Judge, Place 2: Chad Hanson (Republican) is unopposed

Court of Civil Appeals Judge, Place 3: Terry A. Moore (Republican) is unopposed

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 1: Richard Minor (Republican) is unopposed

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2: Chris McCool (Republican) is unopposed

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3: Bill Cole (Republican) is unopposed

Secretary of State: Heather Milam (Democrat), John Merrill (Republican)

State Treasurer: John McMillan (Republican) is unopposed

State Auditor: Miranda Karrine Joseph (Democrat), Jim Zeigler (Republican)

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries: Rick Pate (Republican)

Public Service Commission, Place 1: Cara Y. McClure (Democrat), Jeremy H. Oden (Republican)

Public Service Commission, Place 2: Kari Powell (Democrat), Chris “Chip” Beeker Jr. (Republican)

State Board of Education, District 6: Cynthia McCarty (Republican)

State Board of Education, District 8: Jessica Fortune Barker (Democrat), Wayne Reynolds (Republican)

Circuit Court Judge — 9th Judicial Circuit, Place 1: Shaunathan Bell (Republican) is unopposed

Circuit Court Judge — 9th Judicial Circuit, Place 2: Andrew Hairston (Republican)

Circuit Clerk, DeKalb County: Pam Bailey Simpson (Democrat), Todd Greeson (Republican)

Probate Judge, DeKalb County: Ronnie Osborn (Republican)

DeKalb County Commission President: Ben Johnston (Democrat), Ricky Harcrow (Republican)

DeKalb County Commission, District 3: Chris Kuykendall (Republican)

DeKalb County Commission, District 4: DeWitt Jackson (Democrat), Lester Black (Republican)

DeKalb County Sheriff: John Baker (Democrat), Nick Welden (Republican)

DeKalb County Board of Education, Place 3: Carol Hiett (Republican) is unopposed

DeKalb County Board of Education, Place 4: Monty Darwin (Republican) is unopposed

There are also four statewide amendments that will also be on the ballot this November. The descriptions for each of these amendments can be found via the sample ballot that is posted below.

Sample Ballot

All of us at Southern Torch encourage each and every one of you to vote this November! Be sure to tag all of your Election Day pictures with #TorchVote!

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