Local and state races for the May 20 primary election ballot shaped up Friday as candidates hit the deadline for qualifying.
Three Democrats will compete to challenge incumbent JaNice Van Ness for the Post 2 seat on the county Board of Commissioners.
Incumbent Board of Education Chairman James McBrayer has a challenger. Alberteen Young, a Conyers certified public accountant, entered the race this week.
Most incumbent state representatives and senators are running unopposed. In House District 91, incumbent Dorothea Dawkins-Haigler has a Democratic primary opponent. And in House District 114, a Democrat has entered the race to challenge incumbent Republican L. Thomas Kirby in the fall.
The full list of qualifying candidates is as follows:
Rockdale County Board of Commissioners, Post 2
Democrats: Josie Dean, Arlen Gibson, Doreen Williams
Republican: JaNice Van Ness (incumbent)
Rockdale County Board of Education (Non-partisan)
Post 1: James McBrayer (incumbent), Alberteen Young
Post 2: Katrina Young
Rockdale County Superior Court Judge (Non-partisan)
David Irwin (incumbent)
Rockdale County District Attorney
Republican: Richard Read (incumbent)
State House Districts
Democrat: Pamela Stephenson (incumbent)
Democrats: Diane Adoma, Dorothea Dawkins-Haigler (incumbent)
Democrat: Tonya Anderson (incumbent)
Republican: R. Dale Rutledge (incumbent)
Democrat: G. Keith Thomas
Republican: L. Thomas Kirby (incumbent)
State Senate Districts
Republican: Richard Jeffares (incumbent)
Democrat: Ronald Ramsey (incumbent)