2016 Primary Candidates

The May 20, 2016 Primary Election will include the following political offices: 2016 Primary U.S. President and Vice President, Primary US Senate (Isakson), Representatives in Congress (2, 3), State Senate (15, 29), State House (135, 136, 137), and Muscogee County Board of Education (1, 3, 5, 7).

The November 8, 2016 General Election will include all races not decided by the Primary. The Democratic Party of Georgia and the Muscogee County Democratic Party will announce endorsements at certain intervals prior to both the primary and general elections in 2016.

2016 Candidates

The following is a list of our candidates who will face challengers for the Democratic nomination or no primary opposition.

The Qualifying Week for Local and State candidates has passed for 2016; it was held from March 7-11, 2016, and ended at 5:00pm on March 11. The presidential primary was held across Georgia on March 1, 2016.

We welcome all of our candidates to observe our principles as a party and our expectations for candidates.

President of the United States

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
President Challenger Hillary Clinton Contact Website Facebook Twitter
President Challenger Martin O’Malley Contact Website Facebook Twitter
President Challenger Bernie Sanders Contact Website Facebook Twitter
President Challenger Michael Steinberg Contact Website

U.S. Senate

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
U.S. Senate Challenger Jim Barksdale Contact Website Facebook Twitter
U.S. Senate Challenger Cheryl Copeland Contact
U.S. Senate Challenger James Knox Contact  Website Facebook  Twitter
U.S. Senate Challenger John Coyne Contact  Website

U.S. Representative, District 2

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
U.S. Representative, District 2 Incumbent Sanford Bishop Contact Website Facebook Twitter

State Senate, District 15

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
State Senate, District 15 Incumbent Ed Harbison Contact Website Facebook Twitter

State Senate, District 29

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
State Senate, District 29 Challenger Ben Anderson Contact

State Representative, District 135

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
State Representative, District 135 Incumbent Calvin Smyre Contact Facebook Twitter

State Representative, District 136

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
State Representative, District 136 Incumbent Carolyn Hugley Contact Website Facebook Twitter

State Representative, District 137

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
State Representative, District 137 Incumbent Debbie Buckner Contact Website Facebook Twitter

Clerk of Superior Court

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Clerk of Superior Court Incumbent Mary Linda Pierce Contact
Clerk of Superior Court Challenger Ann Lytle Hardman

State Court Solicitor

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
State Court Solicitor Incumbent Suzanne Goddard Contact

Judge of Municipal Court

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Judge of Municipal Court Challenger Cynthia Maisano  Facebook
Judge of Municipal Court Incumbent Steven D. Smith Contact

Clerk of Municipal Court

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Clerk of Municipal Court Incumbent Vivian Creighton-Bishop Contact Website
Clerk of Municipal Court Challenger Sylvia Hudson Contact  Facebook

Marshal

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Marshal Challenger Bernard Spicer Contact Facebook
Marshal Incumbent Gregory D. Countryman Contact  Website

Coroner

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Coroner Incumbent Buddy Bryan  Facebook

Tax Commissioner

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Tax Commissioner Incumbent Lula Lunsford Huff

Judge of Probate Court

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Judge of Probate Court Incumbent Marc D’Antonio Contact

Sheriff

Office Sought Status Name Email Website Facebook Twitter
Sheriff Challenger Donna Tompkins Contact Website  Facebook
Sheriff Challenger Pamela L. Brown  Facebook
Sheriff Challenger Robert Keith Smith Contact Website  Facebook

Past Endorsements

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