Keith Lillis, the incumbent Republican district one supervisor, was the first person to qualify for the upcoming county elections this year. 

Lillis has been in office for 20 years and is seeking his sixth term as supervisor. 

“We’ve got some good things working in the county, so I would like to continue serving,” Lillis said. “We’ve good some money coming in for road and bridge work. I like my job, and enjoy seeing and meeting people.” 

Bobby Joe Lovern is running against Lillis for the seat. Lovern has previously ran against Lillis. 

As of 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, there have been 22 people to qualify for the elections. The primary elections will take place on Aug. 6.



Those who have submitted their qualifying paperwork include:

•Melton Bounds and Kevin Cumberland for District 2 Supervisor

• Jerry Goforth and Kinsey Smith for District 3 Supervisor

• Todd Pilgrim, Marty Sistrunk, Allen White and Kevin Wilcher for District 4 Supervisor

• Obbie Riley for District 5 Supervisor

• Paul Payne for Justice Court Judge District 1

• Earl Spears for Justice Court Judge Place 2

• Josh Burt, Mark Flake and Terry Todd for Constable Place 1 

• Keith McCrory, Nathan Sistrunk and Wendell Waller for Constable Place 2

• Patti Duncan Lee for Circuit Clerk

• Guy Nowell for Chancery Clerk

• Kevin Basinger, Jeff Crapps, Ken Edwards, Kenny Moore and Ken Spears for Sheriff

• John Stephens for Coroner

The list was current as of 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.