Meet the Candidates – Pontotoc County


Pontotoc County Candidates

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Ricky Ferguson – D
Chancery Clerk

General election for CHANCERY CLERK.

J. Rayburn Mapp – R
Chancery Clerk

Republican primary for CHANCERY CLERK.

Greg Marshall – R
Chancery Clerk

Republican primary for CHANCERY CLERK.

Kevin Walls – R
Chancery Clerk

Republican primary for CHANCERY CLERK.

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Karen “K-Mac” McLaughlin – D
Circuit Clerk

Democratic primary for CIRCUIT CLERK.

Recently retired from teaching at North Pontotoc High School. 30 years teaching experience & bus driver experience for 22 years. Economics, Mississippi studies, and U.S. government teacher at North Pontotoc. Has 2 daughters. Has great communication skills.

Melinda Patterson Nowicki – D
Circuit Clerk

Incumbent in Democratic primary for CIRCUIT CLERK.

Jackie Cayson – R
Constable East

Republican primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Tommy Corbin – R
Constable East

Republican primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Mark Covington – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.


Rusty Edwards – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Jody Shane Goodwin – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Kay Ball Hilliard – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

James (Jamie) Mahan – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Travis Z. Pickering – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Steve Smith – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Jeremy White – D
Constable East

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE EAST.

Larry Dale “L.D. Gillespie II – D
Constable West

Incumbent in Democratic primary for CONSTABLE WEST.

Dakota Storm Shettles – D
Constable West

Democratic primary for CONSTABLE WEST.

Kim Bedford – D
Coroner

Incumbent in general election for CORONER.

Joey Riddle – R
Coroner

Republican primary for CORONER.

Samantha Sudduth – R
Coroner

Republican primary for CORONER.

Shawna Ford Tutor – R
Coroner

Republican primary for CORONER.

Malcolm “Mac” McAuley – D
County Attorney

Uncontested for COUNTY ATTORNEY.

Jimmy Caldwell – D
Surveyor

Incumbent in Democratic primary for SURVEYOR.

David Sharp – D
Surveyor

Democratic primary for SURVEYOR.

David A. Hall – D
Justice Court Judge East

Incumbent in Democratic primary for JUSTICE COURT JUDGE EAST.

Sonnie “Rock” Williams – D
Justice Court Judge East

Democratic primary for JUSTICE COURT JUDGE EAST.

Scottie Harrison – D
Justice Court Judge West

Incumbent in Democratic primary for JUSTICE COURT JUDGE WEST.

Billy “Pete” Jordan – D
Justice Court Judge West

Democratic primary for JUSTICE COURT JUDGE WEST.

John M. (Pick) Pickens – D
Justice Court Judge West

Democratic primary for JUSTICE COURT JUDGE WEST.

Rowland Atwood, Jr. – R
Sheriff

Republican primary for SHERIFF.

Leo Mask – D
Sheriff

Incumbent in Democratic primary for SHERIFF.

Kevin “Buck” Rodgers – D
Sheriff

Democratic primary for SHERIFF.

Shawn Shettles – R
Sheriff

Republican primary for SHERIFF.

Brock Puckett – D
Superintendent of Education

Democratic primary for SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.

Kenneth Roye – D
Superintendent of Education

Incumbent in Democratic primary for SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION.

Charles McCarver – D
Supervisor First District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIRST DISTRICT.

D.J. Singletary – R
Supervisor First District

General election for SUPERVISOR FIRST DISTRICT.

Wayne Stokes – D
Supervisor First District

Incumbent in Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIRST DISTRICT.

I have been honored to serve as your supervisor for the past 15 1/2 years. My main goals are to continue to improve roads, bridges, and economic development such as maintaining current jobs and bringing in new jobs. I am a 24/7 supervisor and will continue to work hard for District 1 and Pontotoc County. Please help re-elect Wayne Stokes. Your vote and support will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!

Bobby J. Chambers – D
Supervisor Second District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

Jim R. Harlow – R
Supervisor Second District

Republican primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

Jimmy C. Kidd – D
Supervisor Second District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

Anthony Boy Leath – D
Supervisor Second District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

Mike W. McGregor – D
Supervisor Second District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

Korey Ross – R
Supervisor Second District

Republican primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

Wayne Tutor – D
Supervisor Second District

Incumbent in Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR SECOND DISTRICT.

James E. “Butch” Huey – R
Supervisor Third District

General election for SUPERVISOR THIRD DISTRICT.

Dickey T. Montgomery – D
Supervisor Third District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR THIRD DISTRICT.

Tim Quarles – D
Supervisor Third District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR THIRD DISTRICT.

Brad Ward – D
Supervisor Third District

Democratic primary  for SUPERVISOR THIRD DISTRICT.

Cecil Crane – D
Supervisor Fourth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FOURTH DISTRICT.

Justin Moorman – D
Supervisor Fourth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FOURTH DISTRICT.

Rocky Z. Pickering – R
Supervisor Fourth District

General election for SUPERVISOR FOURTH DISTRICT.

Ernie Wright – D
Supervisor Fourth District

Incumbent in Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FOURTH DISTRICT.

Lloyd Delaney – D
Supervisor Fifth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Dan McKnight – D
Supervisor Fifth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Patrick Roye – D
Supervisor Fifth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Robert E. Smith – D
Supervisor Fifth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Mike Stutsy – D
Supervisor Fifth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Johnny R. Taylor – R
Supervisor Fifth District

General election for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Doug White – D
Supervisor Fifth District

Democratic primary for SUPERVISOR FIFTH DISTRICT.

Van McWhirter – D
Tax Assessor/Collector

Uncontested for TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR.