Walton County Chamber to host second virtual candidate forum at 4 p.m. Thursday

Tuesday’s forum available below for review

Walton County Chamber of Commerce hosted a virtual Political Candidate Forum via Zoom for the candidates with primary opposition on Tuesday and will be hosting another one at 4 p.m. today, Thursday, May 14, 2020. The one today will feature the races for coroner, County Commission Districts 3 and 6, and Walton County Board of Education District 7. This forum will be posted on the Walton County Chamber of Commerce Facebook page once it is complete and shared on Your Local News. The moderator will again be Melissa Shannahan, Shannahan Law Firm, LLC & Chair of the Chamber Governmental Affairs Committee, Time Keeper will be Kerie Rowe, Chamber Membership & Events Director and Zoom Controls will be Teri Smiley, President, Walton Chamber. The format will be a 3-minute introduction, a series of the same releant question to each candidate and then a 2-minute close.

Walton County Coroner

  • Stephen Fore (R) – Loganville
  • Joseph H. Page (i) (R) – Monroe
  • Gregory Rich (R)

Walton County Commissioner  – Commission District 3

  • Wesley Jackson (R) Covington (Jersey)
  • Timmy Shelnutt (i) (R)

Walton County Commissioner – Commission District 6

  • Kirklyn L Dixon (i) (R) Monroe
  • Jim Robertson (R) Monroe
  • Lidia Garrett (D) – Monroe

Walton County – Board of Education, District 7

  • David Breedlove – (i) (R) Monroe
  • Kristy L. Balter – (R) Monroe

Tuesday’s Superior Court Judge, District Attorney and Sheriff forum can be viewed in its entirety in the video below.

Tuesday’s forum included candidates with primary or non-partisan opposition in the following races. Current District Attorney Layla Zon did not take part as she is being considered for a non-partisan judgeship and declined to participate at this time. Destiny Bryant did not participate either as she does not have a Democratic opponent. She will face either Zon or Randy McGinley depending on the outcome of the Primary Election next month.

Judge of Superior Court, Alcovy Judicial Circuit (To replace Judge Eugene Benton)

  • Jeffrey L. Foster – Non Partisan
  • Cheveda McCamy – Non Partisan
  • Robert H. Stansfield – Non Partisan

Walton County Sheriff

  • Joe Chapman (i) (R) – Monroe
  • Mike Sledge (R) – Monroe

District Attorney, Alcovy Judicial Circuit

  • Randy McGinley (R)
  • Layla Zon (i) (R)
  • Destiny Bryant (D)

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