Sheriff Qualifications According to Georgia Law

LANIER COUNTY, GA – Once again with the qualifying of local candidates for several county offices, resident conversations are centered upon the qualification of persons who have filed for the position of Lanier County Sheriff.

With this in mind, the Lanier County News is providing a copy of the Sheriff Qualifications online for persons who are interested in learning about these particular qualifications.

According to information originating from the Lanier County local election board’s office and offered publicly by the Georgia Secretary of State Election’s Division, these are the persons who have asked to qualify for the Sheriff’s race:

 

SHERIFF
KENTON MOORE JR
2028 S HWY 129
STOCKTON GA 31649 – 1644
PARTY: REPUBLICAN
INCUMBENT: NO
OCCUPATION: AUTOMOTIVE TECH AND FARMER
QUALIFIED DATE: 03/05/2020
CHARLES NICK NORTON
26 S OAK ST
LAKELAND GA 31635
PARTY: DEMOCRATIC
INCUMBENT: YES
OCCUPATION: SHERIFF
QUALIFIED DATE: 03/04/2020

Keep in mind that all candidates must complete a “qualifying” packet and sign an affidavit that all information provided is complete and accurate.  Persons reading on-line can follow this link and learn of additional qualifying information from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office:  https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/2020_Qualifying_Information_Packet

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