Enterprise, New Brockton candidates qualify for municipal elections

Several candidates in the municipalities within Coffee County have qualified to be on the ballots in the municipals lections to be held Aug. 26.

The deadline to qualify to run for municipal office was 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. The Southeast Sun list of candidates includes all those who qualified by press time.

In Enterprise incumbent Mayor William “Bill” Cooper faces challengers Bill Baker, Lister H. Reeves Jr., and Perry Vickers.

For the Enterprise City Council District 1 seat, incumbent Sonya Wheeler Rich faces challengers Reiders White Jr. and Jerrold Whitehurst.

For the Enterprise City Council District 2 seat, incumbent Eugene Goolsby faces challenger LaQuilla Stoudmire.

Greg Padgett, Danny O. Bradley, James D. Brown and Les W. Hogan are vying for the Enterprise City Council District 3 seat which is being vacated by Vickers who is running for mayor.

Scotty Johnson is running for the District 4 seat.

Incumbent District 5 City Councilman Turner Townsend does not face opposition in his bid for reelection.

In New Brockton, incumbent Mayor Kathryn Holley does not face opposition in her bid for reelection.

Incumbent

New Brockton incumbent District 1 Councilman Ronald Terry and incumbent District 5 Councilwoman Shirley Eads are running without opposition.

Incumbent District 3 Councilman is also running without opposition.

Incumbent John Courtney Campbell and Phillip Todd Askins are running for the New Brockton City Council District 4 seat.

The last day to register to vote for the municipal general election is Monday, Aug. 10.

The last day for a voter to apply for an absentee ballot is Thursday, Aug. 20. The deadline to hand deliver an absentee ballot is close of business Monday, Aug. 24. If an absentee ballot is returned by mail, it must be postmarked by Aug. 24 and received by noon the day of the election.

The newly elected municipal officials will take office Monday, Nov. 2.

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