Candidates Seek City Seats in November Election
As the nation keeps a close eye on the two contenders of the Democratic and Republican parties for the presidential seat, candidates in Weakley County are putting in their bids for the local election November 3, 2020.
Gleason, Martin, Sharon, Greenfield and Dresden will have aldermen and/or mayoral seats on the November ballot.
In Dresden, Joyce Hurt, Kenneth Moore and Willie Parker are looking to retain their posts on the city council. Ralph Cobb Jr. has also qualified as a candidate for alderman in Dresden.
Gleason aldermen candidates include the following: Keith Radford, Charles Bookout, Danny Browning, James Hines and Teresa Johnson.
Gleason Mayor Diana Poole is facing Charles Anderson for the mayoral post.
In Sharon, now-alderman Ali Stalter is vying for the position of mayor after Monroe Ary announced earlier this year he would not seek a re-election bid.
Incumbents Stewart Broussard and Wanda Hamlin qualified for their aldermen seat, while Austin Bond will also seek a spot on the city council in Sharon.
The City of Martin has aldermen seats for each ward on the November ballot. Ward 1 alderman Danny Nanney, Ward 2 alderman Marvin Flatt and Ward 3 alderman Randy Edwards, all incumbents, have qualified for ballot placement.
Donald Ray High is looking to retain his city council seat in Greenfield. Newcomers to the aldermen slots on the ballot are Kelly Keylon and Chris Turbyville. Mayor Cindy McAdams is seeking re-election to her post.
Candidates have until noon Thursday, August 20, 2020, to qualify for a seat on the municipal ballot in November.