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Everything you need to know about Tuesday’s election


Monday was the deadline
to register to vote in Ala-
bama, therefore if you have
not yet register to vote in the
November General Election
the time has now passed.
However, as many Alabam-
ians are preparing to cast
their ballot they may have a
few questions about what is
on the ballot this year.
The ballot in Chambers
County is pretty straight
forward this election year.
Voters will first notice
several statewide races. In
Chambers County residents
will get to first vote for the
office of Governor. Two
candidates will be displayed.
They are Democrat Walt
Maddox and Republican
Kay Ivey. The Lieutenant
Governor will be next on the
ballot. Candidates for the
position are Democrat Will
Boyd and Republican Will
One locally watched race
that will appear on the state
side of the ballot is the race
for U.S. Representative 3rd
Congressional District. The
candidates are Democrat
Mallory Hagan and Re-
publican Mike Rogers. The
race for Alabama Attorney
General will be the fourth
item on the ballot. Voters
will have to decide between
Democrat Joseph Siegel-
man and Republican Steve
The State Senator for Dis-
trict 13 is also up for grabs
and candidates will have to
decide between Democrat
Darrell Turner or Republican
Randy Price. Several court
level elections are also on
the ballot that include seats
on the Supreme Court of
Alabama and the Court of
Criminal Appeals among
There are two state repre-
sentative races that Cham-
bers County voters will be
asked to decide. The first is
for the State Representative
District 37 seat. The candi-
dates in that race at Charlotte
A. Clark-Frieson who is run-
ning as a Democrat and will
face off against incumbent
Bob Fincher who is running
on the Republican ticket for
the office.
The other state represen-
tative seat up for grabs on
the ballot will be for State
Representative for District
38. The candidates for that
race are Democrat Brian
McGee who will face off
against Republican Debbie
Hamby Wood.
The local races in Cham-
bers County are the ones that
have created the most buzz
among local voters. There
are three County Commis-
sion seats up for grabs on the
ballot. Those are for District
3, 5, and 6. In District 5, Da-
vid W. Eastridge is running
unopposed on the ballot. A
similar scenario is unfolding
on the District 6 race where
Debra Riley is running as
an unopposed candidate. In
District 3, Joe L. Blanks will
face off against James Moto
Chambers County voters
are also asked to vote for
two school board seats on
the ballot. The first is for
District 1 and the second is
for District 3. Both candi-
dates are running unopposed
for those seats. Jeffery
Lynch in District 1 and La
Shae Smith-Harring for
District 3.
Voters are being asked to
select the Chambers County
Judge of the Probate. Two
candidates are appearing
on the ballot for that race.
They are incumbent Brandy
C. Easlick who is running
as a Democrat. Easlick will
face Republican candidate
Paul Story for the Judge of
Probate. In another judge
seat, voters are being asked
to select a candidate for
Circuit Court Judge 5th
Judicial Circuit Place 2. The
candidates for that race are
Democrat, Mike Segrest
who will face Republican
Issac Whorton.
The race for Chambers
County Sheriff is also up for
grabs. Democrat Sid Lock-
hart is seeking re-election as
he faces off against Republi-
can Chad Roberts. There are
several races in Chambers
County where the candidate
will run unopposed. Those
races include Circuit Court
Judge 5th Judicial Circuit
Place No. 3, District Court