Local Candidates Qualify for November Election


WEAKLEY COUNTY (August 20) — The window to file a petition for a municipal office in the November 3, 2020, election closed Thursday. Several candidates qualified to seek a position in a local government office. When voters head to the polls in November, each municipality will offer a slate of aldermen and/or mayoral candidates seeking a seat.

In Dresden, Joyce Hurt, Willie Parker and Kenneth Moore are looking to keep their aldermen seats. Ralph Cobb Jr. is new to the ballot.

Gleason residents have two options for mayor as incumbent Diana Poole faces challenger Charles Anderson. A slate of new aldermen candidates are also seeking a slot on the city’s council. Keith Radford is the lone incumbent on the ballot for aldermen. Newcomer candidates are Danny Browning, Charles Bookout, Wade Cook, James Mayor Hines, Tommy Hodges, Teresa Johnson and Cruz Legens.

In Greenfield, incumbent Mayor Cindy McAdams is unopposed on the November ballot. Donald Ray High and James Roy Pope are looking to retain their aldermen seats. New to the Greenfield ballot for aldermen are Don Allen, Kelly Keylon and Chris Turbyville.

Martin has three incumbent aldermen seeking re-election. They include Ward 1 Alderman Danny Nanney, Ward 2 Alderman Marvin Flatt and Ward 3 Alderman Randy Edwards.

After Sharon Mayor Monroe Ary announced he will not seek re-election, candidate Ali Stalter qualified to seek the seat. Stalter holds a seat on the city council. Stewart Broussard and Wanda Hamlin are looking to retain their position on the Sharon City Board.

Candidates have until noon Thursday, August 27, 2020, to withdraw from the ballot.