Early voting begins Feb 20 for primary elections set for Tuesday, March 6, in Hamilton.

Early voting will continue through March 2.

On the Republican primary ballot, State Rep. JD Sheffield faces Chris Evans; and Precinct 4 Commissioner Dickie Clary faces Keith Rogers.

The other candidates are running unopposed. They are District Judge – Shaun Carpenter, County Judge – Mark Tynes, District Clerk – Sandy Layhew, County Clerk – Kiesha Bagwell, County Treasurer – Shawna Dyer, Justice of the Peace – James Lively, Precinct 2 Commissioner – Keith Curry and County Chairman – Cat Parks.

Election day in Hamilton’s city, school and hospital races is May 5.

Hamilton will choose a mayor and two city council, three hospital board and two school board members.

Applications for places on the ballots may be obtained at each entity during business hours, and the deadline to file is Feb. 16.

Officials whose terms are expiring are Mayor Mike Collett and council members Ray Riley and Jack Kindle; hospital directors Robert “Slim” Witzsche, Neil Muxworthy and Doug Forrest; and school trustees Randy Lee and Brenda Andrews.

As of Tuesday, Jim McInnis has filed for mayor; Cody Morris and Jim Eidson for city council; Muxworthy and Forrest for hospital board; and Lee and Andrews for school board.

Early voting will be April 23 through May 1, and the election will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at City Hall.


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