It’s election time
Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 8, 2006
Deadline for qualifiers expired
By Cassandra Mickens
The Selma Times-Journal
The deadline for persons to qualify for the June 6 Dallas County primary election was Friday, April 7 at 5 p.m.
In a letter to Dallas County Probate Judge Johnny Jones, M. Alston Keith Jr., chairman of the Dallas County Democratic Party, requested the following persons be placed on the ballot under the Democratic Party Standard:
Dallas County Probate Judge
Kimbrough L. Ballard
William D. Minor Sr.
Dallas County Sheriff
Lee A. Green Jr.
Harris Huffman Jr.
Dallas County Coroner
William Alan Dailey
Dallas County School Board
District Two – Roy Edwards
District Three – Ollis Grayson
Brock Wells, chairman of the Dallas County Republicans, said the party is good for one candidate this election year.
“There will be a republican running for probate judge,” he said.
Wells will not disclose candidate’s identity until Wednesday, when a certified letter will be sent to Probate Judge Jones.
Wells did submit the candidate’s name to the State Republican Party Headquarters in Birmingham Friday afternoon.
In Montgomery, the following candidates have officially filed for the primary election:
State Senator – District 23
Hank Sanders (D-Selma)
Robert “Bob” Michael Duke (R-Gallion)
State House Representative – District 67
Yusuf Salaam (D-Selma)
State House Representative – District 69
James Louis Thomas (D-Selma)
Eli Mack (D-Camden)
Circuit Court Judge – District 4
Thomas Jones (D-Selma)
Dallas County Circuit Clerk – District 4
Cheryl Strong (D-Selma)