When qualifying ended at noon on Friday, no surprise candidates had thrown their hats into the race but one candidate who announced earlier that he would be on the ballot changed his mind.
Current board of commissioners chairman Milton Dalton had announced earlier that he would run for the District 2 seat on the commission but he did not qualify.
Former commissioner David Duckett was the only candidate to qualify for the District 2 BOC seat. Incumbent Charles Turk was the only candidate to qualify for the District 4 seat on the BOC.
As for the BOC chairman’s race, Ernest Rogers, Jimmy Hooper and Jerry Loftice all qualified to be on the ballot.
Three board of education seats are up for re-election but only one race was set. In District 1, Brandon Brown and Anthony Seabolt will be on the ballot.
In District 2 on the BOE, Wes Whitfield was the only candidate to qualify.