In Year 2022 - Area Sheriff's And Those Up For ElectionRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 01 2021 10:32 PM
ALABAMA: The year 2022 will be election year in the State of Alabama. From the Office of Governor, downward, many offices are up for election.
Some of those are: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Senators, Members of Alabama Houston of Representatives, Alabama Public Service Commission, Alabama Department of Agriculture, State Treasurer.
Locally: Sheriff's, Coroner's, Most County Commission Chairman's, Most County Commissioners, some Circuit Clerk's, Some Revenue Commissioner's, Some County School Board Members, some Circuit and District Judges, some District Attorney's.
HOUSTON COUNTY: We have confirmed, Houston County Sheriff Donald Valenza, God Willing, will seek re-election.
Houston County Commission Chairman Mark Culver has served as Chairman since 1997. Incumbent Chairman Mark Culver will not be seeking re-election.
D-2 Houston County Commissioner Doug Sinquefield will be seeking election as Chairman of the Houston County Commission in 2022. Commissioner Sinquefield's current commission seat is up for election in 2022 also.
D-4 Houston County Commissioner Brandon Shoupe will be seeking election as Chairman of Houston County Commission. Commissioner Shoupe's current commission seat is up for election in 2022 also.
HOUSTON COUNTY COMMISSION SEATS all seats up for election.
D-1 Commissioner Curtis Harvey will seek re-election as County Commissioner.
D-2 Commissioner, Incumbent not seeking re-election as County Commissioner. This will be an open seat. Tracy Adams plans to seek election.
D-3 Commissioner Ricky Herring, while I have not asked my best guest he will seek re-election.
D-4 Commissioner, Incumbent not seeking re-election as County Commissioner. This will be an open seat. John Gormley has announced on Facebook he is running in 2022.
HOUSTON COUNTY CORONER while we have not asked Incumbent Robert Byrd, more than likely Byrd will seek re-election. Byrd has served as Coroner since 1997.
HOUSTON COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK not up for re-election this election cycle.
HOUSTON COUNTY REVENUE COMMISSIONER unknown if up for election this cycle.
HOUSTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT JUDGE Incumbent Lori Collier Ingram seat is up for election. judge Ingram will seek re-election.
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE HELD BY LARRY ANDERSON
Judge Larry Anderson has served for 25 years. He will not seek re-election. Assistant District Attorney Seth Brooks will be announcing on June 3. We hear other names but no official announcement. This office is for Houston and Henry County.
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE HELD BY BUTCH BINFORD
Judge Binford has served several terms and will be seeking re-election. This office is for Houston and Henry County.
20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT DISTRICT ATTORNEY HELD BY PAT JONES
Pat Jones has been District Attorney for one term. While not asked more than likely Jones will seek re-election. This office is for Houston and Henry County.
COFFEE COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Dave Sutton will seek re-election.
GENEVA COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Tony Helms will seek re-election.
DALE COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Wally Olson will seek re-election.
BARBOUR COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Tyrone Smith will seek re-election.
PIKE COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Russell Thomas is expected to seek re-election.
COVINGTON COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Blake Turnman is expected to seek re-election.
HENRY COUNTY - Incumbent Sheriff Will Maddox had said this will be his last term as Sheriff. Former Abbeville Police Chief Noel Vanlandingham is seeking election as Sheriff. Henry County Sheriff Chief Deputy Michael Nicewanger is expected to seek election as Sheriff. Prior to appointment as Abbeville Police Chief Eric Blakenship was rumored to run for Sheriff.
HENRY COUNTY - Incumbent Coroner Derek Wright will seek re-election.
DALE COUNTY - Incumbent Coroner Woodie Hildbolt is not expected to seek re-election.
COFFEE COUNTY - Incumbent Coroner Robert Preacher is expected to seek re-election.
BARBOUR COUNTY - Incumbent Coroner Chip Chapman is expected to seek re-election.
GENEVA COUNTY - Incumbent Coroner Donny Atkinson is expected to seek re-election.