Candidate forum to be held for upcoming elections

Published 5:06 pm Friday, February 7, 2020

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By J.R. TIDWELL / Editor

The Chilton County Republicans will be hosting a candidate forum for the upcoming March elections Feb. 17.

The event will be held in the Chilton County Courthouse beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The candidates for the Chilton County Commission will speak in a question and answer format.

The candidates will first be asked some questions prepared by the Republican’s executive committee, then some questions from the audience will be taken. Audience members may also submit possible questions on cards at the door.

All other candidates will be given 2-3 minutes to say something about themselves and their platform.

The Republican and Democratic primaries will take place on March 3.

Ballots will include both national and local elections.

Candidates for the Chilton County Commission include Darrell “D” Bone, Allen Caton, Jimmie Hardee, Joe Headley, Randell Kelley, Steve Langston, Matt Mims, Joseph Parnell, Glenda Strength and Allen Williams.

Tim Little and Jeremy Penley are running for revenue commissioner and will also be on the ballot.

A number of state races are part of the election as well, including the race for U.S. Senator for the office currently held by Sen. Doug Jones. Stanley Adair, Bradley Byrne, Arnold Mooney, Roy Moore, Ruth Page Nelson, Jeff Sessions and Tommy Tuberville each will appear on the Republican ballot.

There are also votes for multiple judge positions and the Public Service Commission.

State Sen. Cam Ward is running against Greg Shaw for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Place No. 1.

The national portion of the ballot includes the presidential primaries, delegates to the national convention and presidential candidate delegates.