4-way race set for Cullman County Commission Chairman

Left to right are Cullman County Commission Chairman Kenneth Walker, Jeff “Clem” Clemons, Philip Widner and Wiley Kitchens. (Cullman County, contributed, contributed, Cullman Tribune file photo)

Updated 11-11-19 at 2:05 p.m.

CULLMAN, Ala. – Candidates had until Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at 5 p.m. to qualify for the 2020 primary election in Alabama.

Cullman County Republican Party Chairman Steve Cummings said the following candidates have qualified for local races: 

Cullman County Revenue Commissioner- Barry Willingham

Cullman County Commission Chairman- Kenneth Walker (incumbent), Jeff “Clem” Clemons, Wiley Kitchens, Philip Widner

Cullman County School Board- Holly Pond- Heath Allbright

Cullman County School Board- Cold Springs- Wayne Myrex

Cullman County School Board- West Point/Harmony- Gene Sullins, Wayne Willingham

The local Democratic Party had no candidates qualify.

“Also, I was informed that Melvin (Hasting) is running for a statewide office,” said Cummings. “He is running for the State Court of Criminal Appeals. His opponent is Chief Justice Mary (Windom).”

The Cullman County Republican Party on Dec. 7 will host the four Cullman County Commission Chairman candidates at its monthly breakfast meeting.

For statewide qualifiers, visit https://algop.org/qualified-candidates or http://aldemocrats.org/blog/qualified_candidates_for_march_3_2020_primary.

Alabama’s primary is set for March 3, 2020.

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Wendy Sack