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Camden County: Local elections draw near. Who and what is on the ballot?

There is an election coming up. Check out who and what is on the ballot.

Have you noticed the political signs, billboards, and social media ads popping up more frequently in the last few days? That’s because there is an election coming up and qualifying for elected office ends this week.

All races that are partisan with primary opponents will occur on May 22, 2018.  The general election will occur in November between the winners of the respective partisan primaries.

Who and what will be on the Camden County ballot? Here is the run-down:

Ballot referendum – ESPLOST Sales Tax:

The Camden County Board of Education is looking to renew a 5-year sales tax expected to generate $39 million dollars in funding. The proposed ballot language is not yet approved by the Georgia General Assembly, but it is expected to pass and be on the May 22nd ballot.

Local Offices:

State Representative House Seat 180:


            Jason Spencer (incumbent)

            Steven Sainz


None qualified

State Representative House Seat 174:


            John Corbett (incumbent)


None qualified

State Senate District 3:


            William Ligon (incumbent)


            Jerrold Dagen

County Commission District 2:


Chuck Clark (incumbent)


None qualified

County Commission District 4:


Gary Blount (incumbent)


None qualified

School Board races are non-partisan in Camden County. 

            School Board District 2:

Jane Brown (incumbent)

School Board District 4:

Herb Rowland (incumbent)

Johnathan Blount

Superior Court Judge: (non-partisan)

Roger Lane


Federal Office:

Georgia First Congressional District (GA-01)


Buddy Carter (incumbent)


Barbara A. Seldman

Lisa M. Ring

Statewide races:

Georgia Governor’s Race – Governor Nathan Deal is term limited


Casey Cagle

Brian Kemp

Eddie Hayes

Hunter Hill

Clay Tippins

Michael Williams

March Urbach


Stacey Abrams

Stacey Evans

To view other state constitutional offices up for election, please visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s website for Candidate Details.






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