AMERICUS — Here are the qualifiers thus far for the May 20 nonpartisan primary as of Wednesday morning, according to the Sumter County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Supervisor Robert Brady. Current Sumter County Board of Commissioners Chairman Randy Howard qualified for the District 4 County seat and Mark Waddell will seek reelection in District 2. William Rambo, incumbent, qualified for State Court Judge.
For the reconstituted Sumter County Board of Education, which will include five district seats plus two at-large seats, there were five candidates that qualified. David Kitchens, Michael Busman and Sylvia Roland will run for the at-large seats. Jim Reid Jr. qualified for District 3 and Meda Krenson qualified for District 2. Qualifying for the May 20 primary continues through Friday at the Elections Office at the Sumter County Courthouse.
Also qualifying this week are incumben Rep. Ed Rynders (R-Albany), who will seek reelection for the District 152 House seat and Mike Cheokas (R-Americus), the District 138 incumbent, who will also seek reelection.