Escambia County GOP sets qualifying dates

Published 7:05 am Wednesday, March 5, 2008

By Staff
The Escambia County Republican Executive Committee has set qualifying dates and qualifying fees for county offices that are up for election this year.
Six county offices will be on the ballot this year: tax assessor, tax collector, county commission districts 2 and 4, and county school board districts 1 and 5.
The dates for qualifying are now through April 4 at 5 p.m.
The qualifying fee for local county offices is $50.
Qualifying forms and fees must be filed and paid with Mike Edwards, chairman of the Escambia County Republican Executive Committee in Brewton.
All candidates for county offices must comply with the Fair Campaign Practices Act and the Ethics Commission laws of the State of Alabama by filing the appropriate papers with Escambia County Republican Committee chairman, the Escambia County Probate Office at the courthouse in Brewton and the Ethics Commission at the time of qualifying as a candidate in the Republican primary.
Any person who wants to qualify for a county office in the Republican primary who has any questions about the qualifying process may contact Edwards at 867-4218 or 867-2239.
Qualifying forms are available now.
The Republican primary election will be held on Tuesday, June 3, and a run-off Republican primary election, if necessary, will be held on Tuesday, July 15.
The general election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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