County Seal   MAY 1, 2018 COUNTY PRIMARY & AUGUST 2, 2018 COUNTY GENERAL PETITIONS

For a list of offices and the petition qualifying timeframes click here.  Pursuant to state law, the Sullivan County Republican and Democratic Party determined the county offices for which a primary is being held.  The qualifying deadline applies to both partisan and non-partisan candidates.  

LAST UPDATE: 2/15/2018 FINAL 

OFFICES WITH A QUALIFYING DEADLINE OF NOON, FEBRUARY 15, 2018
The first date for petitions to be issued for these offices is November 17, 2017.

CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE, PART TWO (2)
William K. Rogers - Republican - FILED 12/6/17

COUNTY MAYOR
Richard S. Venable - Republican - FILED 12/1/17
Kelly Frye - Independent - FILED 2/15/18
Gerald L. Sensabaugh Jr. - Independent - FILED 2/5/18

ASSESSOR OF PROPERTY
Josh Kite - Republican
Brian Malone - Republican - FILED 1/31/18
Jack L. Ryan - Republican - FILED 1/11/18
Donna K. Whitaker - Republican - FILED 12/4/17

Jerry M. Sorrell - Independent - FILED 11/17/17

TRUSTEE
Caroline Cabell - Republican
Chris Fauver - Republican
Terri Miller Hurd - Republican - FILED 12/22/17
Matthew Jerry Johnson - Republican - FILED 12/8/17
Susan Arnold Ramsey - Republican 
- FILED 1/9/17
Angela Taylor - Republican - FILED 2/7/18
Jack Young - Republican - FILED 1/16/18
Chris Fauver - Independent

SHERIFF
Wayne Anderson - Republican - FILED 1/11/18
Matt Austin - Republican - FILED 2/1/18
Jeffrey Cassidy - Republican
Jeffrey Cassidy - Independent - FILED 2/15/18
Joe Earles - Republican - FILED 1/10/18


CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
Paula Thomas Andrews - Republican - FILED 1/8/18 - WITHDREW - 1/23/18
Bruce A. Bullis - Republican - FILED 2/12/18
Karen Forgety - Republican - FILED 1/11/18
Lionel J. Mallicote - Republican - FILED 2/14/18
John D. Parker, Jr. - Republican
Bobby L. Russell - Republican - FILED 11/22/17
Travis Ward - Republican - FILED 12/8/17


COUNTY CLERK
Howard "Sonny" Baker - Republican - FILED 2/12/18
Steve M. Godsey - Republican - FILED 1/29/18
Teresa L. Jacobs - Republican - FILED 1/29/18
Chelsea Gammon Ketron - Republican
Cheryl Russell - Republican - FILED 1/5/18
Mark A. Vance - Republican
Jane Davis - Democratic - FILED 1/16/2018

REGISTER OF DEEDS
Sheena Ramsey Tinsley - Republican - FILED 12/8/17
Steve Ray Baker - Republican

COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS
Jim Belgeri - Republican - FILED 12/21/17
Scott Murray - Republican
- FILED 12/5/17

COUNTY ATTORNEY
Dan Street - Republican - FILED 12/5/17

COUNTY COMMISSION
District 1 (VOTE FOR 1)
John Brothers - Republican
Randy C. Morrell - Republican - FILED 1/8/18

District 2 (VOTE FOR 3)
David Akard, III - Republican - FILED 2/13/18
Bryan K. Boyd - Republican
Mark A. Hutton - Republican - FILED 2/2/18
Cheryl Russell - Republican
Vince Turner - Republican
Mark A. Vance - Republican - FILED 1/29/18
Miles A. Vance - Republican
Adam Casto - Democratic - FILED 2/13/18
David L. Chapman - Democratic
- FILED 11/27/17
Mia J. Johnson - Independent - FILED 2/12/18

District 3 (VOTE FOR 1)
Andrew K. Cross - Republican - FILED 2/13/18
Bob Neal - Republican - FILED 1/16/18

District 4 (VOTE FOR 3)
John Paul Blevins - Republican - FILED 2/15/18
Michael B. Cole - Republican - FILED 12/8/17
Joyce Neal Crosswhite - Republican - FILED 1/2/18
Mack Harr - Republican - FILED 12/19/17
Neil Jackson - Republican - FILED 2/5/18
Tony Leonard - Republican - FILED 11/27/17
Don H. Mumpower Sr. - Republican - FILED 12/4/17
Albert Spangler - Republican
David Tester - Republican
Phillip Jackson White - Republican
Linda King Brittenham - Independent - FILED 2/13/18
Mike Fleenor - Independent - FILED 2/14/18
Gary Kawula - Independent - FILED 2/14/18
Phillip Jackson White - Independent - FILED 12/8/17

District 5 (VOTE FOR 2)
Hershel Glover - Republican - FILED 1/31/18
Sherry Greene Grubb - Republican - FILED 1/26/18
Wanda Fritz - Republican - FILED 1/26/18
Keith Helton - Republican

Dwight King - Republican - FILED 2/6/18
Robert Bob Hudson - Independent - FILED 1/29/18

District 6 (VOTE FOR 3)
Judy Blalock - Republican - FILED 1/26/18
Mark Bowery - Republican - FILED 1/9/18
Todd Broughton - Republican - FILED 12/29/17
Terry L. Harkleroad - Republican - FILED 12/15/17
Robert A. Hood - Republican - FILED 1/22/18
Andrew Tunnell - Republican - FILED 2/15/18
Bruce Dotson - Democratic
James W. (Bill) Jones - Democratic - FILED 2/6/18
Chad Austin - Independent - FILED 2/15/18
Wendell Bruce Clark - Independent
Dennis Doran - Independent - FILED 2/13/18
Jeff A. Luster - Independent - FILED 2/14/18
Marshall Hicks - Independent
- FILED 1/3/18

District 7 (VOTE FOR 2)
Jimmy Bowser - Republican - FILED 2/15/18
Baxter Hood - Republican - FILED 12/4/17

Samuel "Sam" Jones - Republican - FILED 2/2/18
Dan Page - Republican - FILED 2/14/18
Ernie Rumsby - Republican - FILED 2/12/18
Angie Stanley - Republican
- FILED 1/4/18
Lori Love - Democratic - FILED 2/5/18

District 8 (VOTE FOR 2)
Darlene Calton - Republican - FILED 12/19/17
Tommy Olterman - Republican - FILED 1/16/18
John Wendell Porter - Republican - FILED 1/31/18
Alicia D. Starnes - Republican - FILED 1/3/18
Julie Bachman - Independent - FILED 2/15/18

District 9 (VOTE FOR 2)
Colette George - Republican - FILED 1/8/18
Matthew D. Lindsay - Republican
G. Kit McGlothlin - Republican - FILED 12/18/17
Doug Woods - Republican - FILED 1/2/18

 
District 10 (VOTE FOR 2)
Larry Crawford - Republican - FILED 1/8/18
Jim DeVault - Republican - FILED 1/16/2018
Bill Kilgore - Republican - FILED 1/11/18
Tim Sanders - Republican - FILED 1/3/18
Gary Stidham - Republican - FILED 11/20/17


District 11 (VOTE FOR 3)
John Gardner - Republican - FILED 1/3/18
Hunter Michael Locke - Republican 
- FILED 1/9/18
Patrick W. Shull  - Republican - FILED 12/11/17
Mark Vicars Jr. - Republican 
Lance Sawyer - Independent - FILED 1/19/18
 
CONSTABLE DISTRICT ONE (1) SPECIAL VACANCY ELECTION
Only the democratic party called a primary for this office.
David Hoelscher - Independent
Randy Rice - Independent
- FILED 2/15/18

CONSTABLE DISTRICT TWO (2) SPECIAL VACANCY ELECTION
Only the democratic party called a primary for this office.

Mark C. Hutton - Independent - FILED 2/12/18

OFFICES WITH A QUALIFYING DEADLINE OF NOON, APRIL 5, 2018
The first date for petitions to be issued for these offices is January 5, 2018.

SULLIVAN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
State law prohibits partisan school board elections therefore all candidates are listed as independent.

District 2
Dan L. Wells 

District 4
Michael Hughes

District 6
Randall A. Gilmore