The Covington News wants to help you make a definitive decision at the ballot box. Use this guide along with our Election 2010 feature at CovNews.com to help you determine who will be the best candidate for the job.
We asked both candidates the following questions: 1. What is your definition of success in life? 2. Do you own an iPod or other mP3 player? Why or why not? If you do own one, what's playing on it? 3. Do you own an iPad or other tablet device? Why or why not? 4. Who is your political role ...
Democratic incumbent J.C. Henderson was elected to a fifth consecutive term as District 4 county commissioner Tuesday, defeating challenger Kenneth Hardeman by gathering 56.63 percent of the 1,049 votes cast.
Below are five questions, specific to Newton County District 4, which were asked to Democratic incumbent J.C. Henderson and Democratic challenger Kenneth Hardeman. District 4 contains much of the western and northern parts of Covington and all of Oxford. Respondents were asked to limit their answers to 200 words or less.
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce held the Primary season's final political forum at the Covington Branch Library Thursday, playing host to 2010 Newton County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education candidates. Each set of candidates was asked one question by the chamber, followed by questions from the audience.
Below are the questions asked to the BOC candidates and their responses. District 2 challengers Democrat Lanier Sims and Republic Rickie Corley did not attend. To read the responses from the BOE candidates continue to check covnews.com.
The District 2 Board of Commissioners race is becoming ever more crowded as business owner and county planning commission member Lanier Sims announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for the seat.