In Griffin, District 2 Commissioner Will Evans qualified while in Orchard Hill, both incumbents, Robert G. Morgan and James A. Morgan, have now qualified. Elections Supervisor Terry Colling said James Morgan actually qualified Monday.
Also qualifying Thursday was Alan Stanfield for the District 4 Griffin City Commission post currently held by Joanne Todd, who qualified Monday. Doug Craig qualified Wednesday for the District 4 seat.
Griffin at-large incumbent Doug Hollberg qualified Monday as did at-large challenger Joe Ward Jr. Cora Flowers, a former Griffin city commissioner, qualified for the District 2 seat Wednesday.
Qualifying to run for either city’s race ends today at 4:30 p.m. Friday, at the Spalding County Office of Elections and Voter Registration, Room 110 in the County Courthouse Annex, 119 E. Solomon St.
Candidates in Griffin must bring a notarized application and the qualifying fee of $403.20 to the county Office of Elections. All candidates must have been a resident and registered voter in the city for at least 12 months and a resident of the specific district for at least six months prior to the day of qualifying. The at-large district is city-wide.
In Orchard Hill, the qualifying fee is $126 which is also paid at the county elections office. Both city’s elections are nonpartisian and are scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a run-off election, if needed scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6.