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Qualifying for the 2018 elections began on Monday, March 5 and ends on Friday, March 9 at noon. Here is a look at how some of the key local races are shaping up so far:


DeKalb County Board of Commissioners

District 2, Jeff Rader, Incumbent

District 3, Felton Wright

District 7, Gregory Adams, Incumbent


State Court Judges

Johnny Panos (I)

Alvin T. Wong (I)


Board of Education, District 2

Marshall Orson (I)


Board of Education, District 4

Allyson Gevertz


Board of Education, District 6

Dijon “Twin” Dacasta


Soil & Water Commission

Carol Hayes


DeKalb and Rockdale State Seats:

State Senator, District 43

Joel Thibodeaux, Democrat

Tonya P. Anderson, Democrat, Incumbent


State Senator, District 55

Gloria Butler, Democrat, Incumbent


State Senator, District 41 (Steve Henson’s seat)

Bryan Almanza, Republican

Michael Smith, Democrat


State Representative, District 83

Becky Evans, Democrat

Howard Mosby, Democrat, Incumbent


State Representative, District 88

Billy Mitchell, Democrat, Incumbent


State Representative, District 87 (Earnest “Coach” Williams’ seat)
State Representative, District 86

Joscelyn C. Oneil, Democrat

Michele Henson, Democrat, Incumbent


State Representative, District 90 (Pamela Stephenson’s seat)

Gregory Shealey, Democrat


State Representative, District 91

Vernon Jones, Democrat, Incumbent


 State Representative, District 92

Doreen Carter, Democrat, Incumbent


State Representative, District 113

Pam Dickerson, Democrat, Incumbent

Sharon Henderson, Democrat

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